Alliance Air will operate flights on the Chennai-Jaffna route thrice a week with fares priced at Rs 3,990 and Rs 3,190 on the return journey.
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After a 41-year gap Alliance Air formally commenced its maiden international operations on the Chennai-Jaffna route by launching its thrice a week service. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India would fly between the two cities on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Alliance Air connects 53 destinations within India with
113 destinations per day. Jaffna is the 54th destination for the airline. Commemorating the launch of the service, Governor of the Northern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka Suren Raghavan took part in the journey. The Council website quoted Raghavan as saying he expects the new airport in Jaffna would create new relationships as
well as trade links between the two countries.