IndiGo has announced the addition of Salem to its network. The southern Indian city will be the airline’s 82nd domestic destination and 114th overall.
Cathay Pacific has announced that it will return to the Indian metropolis of Chennai in 2024.
Oman Air has announced that it is expanding its India operations this summer. The carrier will add two new destinations in India while increasing capacity on other routes.
Etihad is expanding its India schedule next summer with multiple cities seeing capacity increases.
Indian luxury hospitality group Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has announced the launch of “The Leela Palace Trail”, a “thoughtfully curated itinerary that is a majestic celebration of India’s palatial grandeur defined by its rich cultural heritage, immersive rituals and bespoke signature programing with the true graciousness of Indian hospitality”.
India and Canada have signed an “Open Skies Agreement”. This paves the path for enhanced connectivity between the two countries as the two of them look to increase trade and tourism.
Akasa Air has announced “Pets-on-board” policy as per its commitment “to create an inclusive travel experience”. The airline has also completed 60 days of commercial operations. Akasa operated its first flight on Mumbai-Ahmedabad route on 7th August 2022 which I was a part of.
Finnair has expressed interest in expanding its Indian network by adding new destinations as well as increasing flight frequencies to Mumbai and Delhi.
Air India has announced that it will operate 20-additional-flights-a-week to Doha, Qatar from three Indian cities. These flights will operate until the last week of December 2022.
Akasa Air has announced that it will launch flights between Bengaluru and Chennai & between Chennai and Kochi.