Virgin Atlantic

Over 10 million people flew between Europe and India last year – about 27,000 daily. Sixth-freedom carriers were critical: about seven in ten passengers transferred to another flight en route. Many people connected in the Middle East, and Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways were the three largest sixth-freedom operators. In fourth place was Air India, […]

Zurich - Delhi

Air India inaugurated flights between Delhi and Zurich on Sunday 16 June. The 6,160-kilometre route will be maintained 4-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays with the 256-seat 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The service is complemented by a daily rotation operated by Air India’s Star Alliance partner SWISS. Flight AI151 departs Delhi at 14:05 local time, […]

June 24, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Schiphol Air India

Air India launched flights between Delhi and Amsterdam on Sunday 11 June, marking its return to the Dutch city following a 26-year hiatus. The 6,735-kilometre service will be maintained 4-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, using the 256-seat 787-8 aircraft. The airline will compete directly against KLM’s 6-weekly rotations between the two cities. Flight […]

June 19, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Air India LGW

The UK is India’s largest second-largest long-haul market by passenger traffic, behind the US. In 2019, approximately 3.5 million point-to-point passengers flew to/from the UK. While that reduced to around 3.1 million last year, it still had more than 8,000 passengers daily. Invariably, many travelled indirectly, especially through the Middle East to secondary destinations. They […]

JFK - DEL line-up

American Airlines has returned to India after a break of nine years. On Friday 12 November the airline began daily service on the 11,780-kilometre route between New York JFK and Delhi using its Boeing 777-300ERs. The inaugural flight (AA 292) departed JFK at 19:27 and arrived at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport at 20:20 the […]