IndiGo today commenced wide-body aircraft operations for the first time. The airline has started deploying Boeing B777-300ERs on flights between Dubai and Istanbul. The 3 B777s are leased from its codeshare partner, Turkish Airlines.
Air Asia India, now-a-days also known as AIX Connect under its new name, has announced that it will connect Surat, Gujarat with three metro cities starting in March 2023.
Finnair has announced that it will increase frequency of flights to some of its Asian destinations in Summer 2023 in response to high demand.
Air India has announced the launch of “FogCare” initiative that will help minimise flight disruptions due to fog.
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”.
Air India has announced that it will lease six Boeing B777-300ERs to expedite expansion. This is in addition to the already announced lease of B777-200LRs.
Tata Group has today officially announced the merger plan of Air India and Vistara with Singapore Airlines (SIA) keeping a minority stake in the merged airline.
IndiGo has announced that it is now offering 19 new connecting flights to Portugal and Switzerland via Turkey as part of its codeshare partnership with Turkish Airlines.
After announcing Mumbai-San Francisco route, Air India has announced new flights from Mumbai to New York JFK, Frankfurt and Paris in addition to strengthening its European network from Delhi.
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.