Saudi Arabia and India have signed an agreement allowing each other's national carriers to increase the number of passengers by 900 per week.
The agreement was reached after talks between a Saudi delegation led by Presidency of Civil Aviation Ali A R Khalaf and an Indian delegation led by Ministry of Civil Aviation Secretary K Roy Paul, in Jeddah.
Saudi Arabian Airlines, which already operates to New Delhi, Bombay and Madras, will be flying additional 900 passengers per week to its new destination Cochin.
Air-India is increasing its flights to Riyadh by 50 per cent, from six to nine per week, resulting in increase in capacity by 900 passengers per week.
Air India, which regularly operates from Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah, will introduce increased frequencies from March 30, Roy Paul said.
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