Air India Express, a low-cost airline subsidiary of national carriers Air India (AI), will shift its Pune-Dubai direct flight service to Sharjah from May 1 in view of the partial closure of runway at the Dubai International Airport.
“With partial runway closure at Dubai airport from May 1 to July 20, flights between Dubai and Pune, Amritsar, Lucknow, Trichy and Jaipur will operate to and from Sharjah,” Air India Express said in a notice put on its website. The airline has advised customers to check their websites for detailed flight timings.
In an official release, Dubai Airports said all systems would undergo a comprehensive runway upgrade as part of the project to boost safety, service and capacity levels at the world’s second busiest international airport.
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