Uzbekistan Airways is planning to launch new flights to India to enhance connectivity between Uzbekistan and India. Likely to start in next three to four months, the new route will connect Mumbai to Tashkent and Samarkand.
Uzbekistan Airways is contemplating to improve air connectivity between Uzbekistan and India, as revealed by a reputed Indian financial daily. In the next three to four months, the carrier might launch a couple of flights to Mumbai from the Uzbek capital, Tashkent and Samarkand.
Honorary Consul of India in Uzbekistan, Vijay Kalantri was quoted as saying, “We are actively considering the introduction of a flight service connecting Tashkent and Samarkand with Mumbai.” He was talking to the PTI.
Mr. Kalantri further revealed that necessary documentations to procure regulatory approvals from India aviation ministry have already been completed. He revealed that Uzbekistan Airways’ newest flight to India might begin by July 2012. The airline currently operates flights to Delhi and Amritsar in India.
Earlier, Uzbekistan’s ambassador to India, Salikh R Inagamov, was quoted as saying, “The launching of the new flights from Tashkent and Samarkand to Mumbai is on the agenda.” He was addressing a function during the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the India and Uzbekistan.
From London’s Heathrow Airport, the airline operates cheap flights to India connecting Amritsar via its hub at Tashkent Airport. The airline’s new flight will for sure add to the choices of leisure and business travellers booking tickets to travel to the economical capital of India, Mumbai.
The airline has been fairly popular amongst passengers willing to net flight deals for Asian, European or North American destinations for holiday breaks and business tours!
Uzbek officials revealed their plans of launching new route to India within weeks after the Indian Civil Aviation Ministry finally decided to open 11 new international sectors under the bilateral air services agreements which also included the Delhi-Tashkent route.