Direct flights between Chennai in India and Jaffna, Sri Lanka recommenced today (12), with the landing of the first passenger flight operated by Alliance Air.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry confirmed on Twitter that the first flight from Chennai landed at the Jaffna International Airport in Palaly this morning.
Flight operations between Chennai and Jaffna recommenced today after a lapse of 2 years.
With the resumption of operations, Air Alliance is expected to operate 04 weekly flights between the Jaffna International Airport in Palaly and Chennai.
According to MP Angajan Ramanathan, who is the Chairman of the Jaffna District Development Committee, the costs of flight tickets are as follows:
- One-way ticket – starting from Rs. 44,000
- Return ticket – starting from Rs. 65,000. (NewsWire)