Air Tanzania launched 3x weekly 787-8 flights to Mumbai but operated an A220-300 on July 24, 2019. They may deploy the A220-300 regularly to Mumbai as they launch flights to London in December 2019.
SpiceJet wants to fly to London Heathrow and Manchester
SpiceJet has applied for slots to operate flights to London Heathrow and Manchester with an A330-300. It plans to operate daily flights on both the routes.
Ethiopian Airlines adds flights to Bengaluru from Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Airlines operates twice-daily flights from Addis Ababa to Mumbai and Delhi each. Ethiopian Airlines is now adding 4x weekly flights to Bengaluru from Addis Ababa.
IndiGo adds flights to Myanmar from Kolkata
IndiGo is developing Kolkata as a hub and is focussing on the Buddhist circuit. IndiGo added flights from Gaya to Kolkata and Varanasi and also to Hong Kong from Kolkata. In addition, IndiGo is adding a new flight to Yangon from Kolkata.
Air India to launch Nairobi flight in September 2019
Air India will add non-stop flights between Mumbai and Nairobi from September 27, 2019, which they will operate 4x weekly flights with a Boeing 787-8 on this route.
Details about ANA’s non-stop flights between Chennai and Tokyo
ANA is adding thrice-weekly non-stop Chennai-Tokyo Narita flights from October 27, 2019. The flights will be operated with a three-class premium heavy 787-8.
IndiGo adds flights to Singapore and Bangkok from Mumbai
IndiGo managed to secure bilateral rights out of Jet Airways kitty to add 84 weekly international flights. Using those, IndiGo will restart flights to Singapore and Bangkok from Mumbai after a long hiatus of more than six years.
United & Air Canada India flights to resume from September 6, 2019
United suspended fligths to India due to closure of Pakistan and Iranian airpsace. With the Pakistan airspace now open, United will resume flights to Mumbai and Delhi from Newark from September 6, 2019. Air Canada will also resume their suspended flights in September 2019.
GoAir adds flights to Bangkok from Mumbai and Delhi
GoAir expanded its international network by adding flights to Abu Dhabi from Mumbai and Delhi. GoAir is further adding daily flights to Bangkok from Mumbai and Delhi using temporary Jet Airways bilateral rights allocated to them. You can also take advantage of the free visa on arrival in Thailand which has now been extended till October 31, 2019.
IndiGo further expands to the Middle-East from Mumbai and Delhi
IndiGo has further added new flights to the Middle-East from Mumbai and Delhi. Since April 2019, IndiGo has added 12 new international flights.
Fly Lufthansa’s 747-8 to Delhi from March 2020
Lufthansa will no longer fly the A380 to Delhi from January 2020. Instead, it will fly a 747-400 without a first class cabin. Good news is, Lufthansa will roster a premium heavy 747-8 featuring a first class cabin on this route from March 29, 2020.