It’s really not fair when you have to spend over eight hours to just travel inter-state. Tired of the long train journeys? Air Deccan will now make you reach Kolhapur from Mumbai and you won’t even be able to complete a movie on the way, that’s how short this journey is going to be.
Air Deccan has come up with a new flight service that takes you to Kolhapur from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in just 90 minutes. The same journey takes 6 hours by road and even the fastest train (Kolhapur Express) takes 10 hours and 5 minutes.
It operate on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays from Mumbai at 1:15 pm, reaching Kolhapur at around 2:25 pm just in time for you to eat Kolhapur’s famous spicy Misal Pav for lunch. The flight from Kolhapur to Mumbai leaves at 3:05 pm and reaches Mumbai at around 4:05 pm. Under the regional connectivity scheme Ud e Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) half of the seats of the 18 seater Beechcraft are to be given by the airlines at subsidized fares, being INR 1,970.
For bookings: Visit Air Deccan’s Official Website