HYDERABAD: City-based regional carrier Trujet today announced a new non-stop flight from Hyderabad to Kochi from November 20 to January 18, especially for the devotees going to Sabarimala in Kerala.
The special flight, targeted at pilgrims visiting Sabarimala which houses the famous hill top temple devoted to Lord Ayyappa in Pathanamthitta district will operate daily, reports PTI.
“We are proud to offer Sabarimala special flights between Hyderabad and Kochi. After Tirupati (AP), Shirdi (Maharashtra), Sabarimala is in line with our network strategy of offering smooth connectivity to various pilgrimages. The schedule will ensure optimum utilisation of our guests’ precious time even as they can minimise their hotel costs,” MD of Turbo Megha Airways Pvt Ltd Vankayalapati Umesh said.
“We also take care of last mile connectivity by providing Kochi airport-Pamba bus service (on chargeable basis). We hope patrons will avail of this unique schedule in big numbers,” he said.
The Kochi airport is located around 190 km from Sabarimala and Pamba is the main halting point on the way to the popular hill shrine, whose main pilgrimage season is from November to January.