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Air India to start flying on Mum-Nairobi route from Nov 27

Mumbai, Nov 18 (PTI) Disinvestment-bound Air India onMonday announced it will start flight services to the Kenyancapital Nairobi from Mumbai, starting November 27, after adelay of two months.

The four-times-a-week non-stop fight will be operatedon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a 256 seatBoeing 787 in two-class configuration, business and economy,the airline said in a release.

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had in Juneannounced through his twitter handle that 'Air India willbegin its direct flight services on the Mumbai-Nairobi routefrom September 27.' Air India will be the only domestic carrier to operateto Kenya from India- fulfilling a long-felt demand from wild-life enthusiasts, tourists, trading community andprofessionals for a non-stop air connectivity to Nairobi, therelease stated. PTI IASAP AP