Air india Express aircraft lands in Kerala
Air India Express opening up services will free up more capacity on the Gulf-India sector. Image Credit: Gulf News Archive

Dubai: Sale of tickets for UAE-India flights between July 15 and 31 under the Vande Bharath Mission began at 2pm today.

In a tweet in the morning, the Indian Consulate in Dubai posted a flyer by Air India Express and said the bookings can be done at The flyer said the sale of tickets will open at 2pm today (Friday).

It said Indian nationals registered with the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Indian Consulate in Dubai can book flights from July 15 to July 31 at normal repatriation fares either at or through authorised travel agents.

Additional flights will also be opening for sale from July 12 to 26. Passport information and passenger contact information are mandatory while making the bookings, it added.

Mumbai, Delhi flights

Meanwhile, Air India also announced that will be operating flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Sharjah and Dubai  for ICA-approved UAE residents. The Delhi-Sharjah flights will be on July 12 and 13  and Mumbai-Sharjah on July 14. Another Dubai-Delhi flight is slated for July 11.