New Delhi:  Air India will begin services between Uttarakhand capital Dehradun and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh from September 28, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said on Monday. Also Read - Air India Orders Full Inquiry Into Technical Glitch Faced by Ram Nath Kovind's Flight

This service will provide better connectivity to pilgrims in Varanasi in UP and Haridwar and Rishikesh in the hill state, he said. Also Read - Government Determined to Privatise Air India: Hardeep Singh Puri

Aviation Advisor, Uttarakhand government, Capt Deep Shrivastava, in a press release, said the service will be operational on Wednesday and Saturday every week till October 26. Also Read - Air India Expects to Report Operating Profit Again: CMD Ashwani Lohani