Flying to India

India has fairly extensive direct air connections to all the continents (ca 55 countries) except South and Central America where currently no direct flights are available from India. Around 80 international airlines fly presently to India. Air India (incl. Air India Express, a low-cost regional carrier), India's national airline, flies to destinations in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and North America. SpiceJet serves South Asian destinations while IndiGo, another Indian low-cost carrier, serves regional destinations including Dubai, Muscat, Kathmandu, Colombo, Singapore and Bangkok. GoAir commenced international air services in Oct '18 initially serving Phuket and Malé. Jet Airways ceased operations in Apr '19.

The main international gateway airports in India are located at Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kochi, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad. Other airports having international flights include Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Mangaluru, Madurai, Coimbatore, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Kozhikode in the southern region - Goa, Pune, Surat and Ahmedabad in western India - Varanasi, Amritsar, Lucknow and Jaipur in northern India - Nagpur in central India and Bhubaneswar, Gaya and Guwahati in eastern India. Kerala's fourth international airport at Kannur began commercial operations in Dec '18.


Recently Launched New Air Routes to India

  • Air India: Indore to Dubai (3xweekly, wef Jul 15)
  • Air India: Kolkata to Dubai (4xweekly, wef Jul 15)
  • Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL): Baku to Delhi (2xweekly wef Jun 25)
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines: Dhaka to Delhi (wef May 13, 3xweekly)
  • Buddha Air: Kathmandu to Kolkata (wef May 27, 3xweekly)
  • flynas: Riyadh to Delhi (wef Jul 1, 5xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Chennai to Kuala Lumpur (wef Jul 15, 2xdaily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Abu Dhabi (wef Jun 5, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Abu Dhabi (wef Jun 5, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Jeddah (wef Jun 5, daily)
  • RwandAir: Mumbai to Guangzhou (extension of present Kigali-Mumbai service, wef Jun 18 4xweekly)
  • SpiceJet: Guwahati to Dhaka (wef Jul 1, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi), wef May 17, daily
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Jeddah (wef Jul 5, daily)
  • Thai AirAsia Thailand: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Ahmedabad (wef May 31, 4xweekly)


  • Air India: Bengaluru to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (4xweekly)
  • Air India: Bengaluru to London-Heathrow (3xweekly)
  • Air India: Delhi to Najaf (wef Fab 14, 2xweekly)
  • Air India: Kolkata to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (3xweekly)
  • Air India: Mumbai to Frankfurt (4xweekly)
  • Air India: Mumbai to New York City/JFK (3xweekly) - suspended till Jun 1 '19
  • Air India Express: Bengaluru to Singapore (4xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Abu Dhabi (5xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Doha (5xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Kuwait via Bahrain (wef Apr 1, 2xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Muscat (wef Apr 1, 3xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Riyadh (3xweekly decreased to 2xweekly wef Mar 31 '19)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Sharjah (7xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Surat to Sharjah (wef Feb 16, 2xweekly)
  • Air Italy: Milan to Delhi (3xweekly) - terminated in Mar '19
  • Air Italy: Milan to Mumbai (3xweekly) - terminated in Feb '19
  • Drukair: Paro to Pakyong (wef Jan 1, 2xweekly)
  • flydubai: Dubai to Kozhikode (wef Feb 1, 3xweekly)
  • GoAir: Bengaluru to to Malé (2xweekly) - terminated wef Jul 1 '19
  • GoAir: Bengaluru to Phuket (daily)
  • GoAir: Delhi to Malé (3xweekly) - terminated wef Jun 30 '19
  • GoAir: Delhi to Phuket (daily)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Abu Dhabi (wef Mar 1, daily)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Muscat (wef Feb 28, daily)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Malé (2xweekly) - terminated wef Jun 30 '19
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Phuket (daily)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Dubai (daily)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Kuwait (3xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Muscat (4xweekly) / terminated in Feb '19
  • IndiGo: Amritsar to Dubai (daily)
  • IndiGo: Bengaluru to Bangkok (6xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Bengaluru to Hong Kong (daily)
  • IndiGo: Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur (daily)
  • IndiGo: Bengaluru to Malé (2xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Bengaluru to Phuket (6xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Chennai to Bangkok (daily)
  • IndiGo: Chennai to Kuwait (daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Istanbul (Atatürk Airport) outbound via Doha (technical stop) and inbound via Dubai or Ahmedabad (wef Mar 20, daily and to be increased to 2xdaily wef Aug 1 '19)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Kuala Lumpur (daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Phuket (6xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Hyderabad to Bangkok (daily)
  • IndiGo: Kannur to Doha (Mar 15, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kannur to Kuwait (Mar 15, 6xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Kochi to Abu Dhabi ( daily)
  • IndiGo: Kochi to Kuwait (daily)
  • IndiGo: Kochi to Malé (daily)
  • IndiGo: Kozhikode to Abu Dhabi (daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Malé (5xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Varanasi to Bangkok (daily)
  • IndiGo: Vijayawada to Singapore (2xweekly) - terminated wef Jun 28
  • Jazeera Airways: Kuwait to Delhi (4xweekly)
  • Jet Airways: Mumbai to Manchester (5xweekly) - terminated in Mar '19
  • Jet Airways: Pune to Singapore (daily)
  • Malaysia Airlines: Kuala Lumpur to Kochi (wef Mar 31, daily)
  • Malindo Air: Kuala Lumpur to Kolkata (5xweekly)
  • Nok Air: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Guwahati (wef Apr 20, 2xweekly)
  • Nok Air: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Visakhapatnam (wef Apr 18, 3xweekly)
  • NokScoot: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Delhi (4xweekly)
  • Saudia: Jeddah to Kozhikode (4xweekly - Dec, 5xweekly wef Jan 13)
  • Saudia: Riyadh to Kozhikode (3xweekly - Dec, 2xweekly wef Jan 13)
  • SpiceJet: Amritsar to Bangkok (daily)
  • SpiceJet: Delhi to Hong Kong (daily)
  • SpiceJet: Hyderabad to Bangkok (daily)
  • SpiceJet: Hyderabad to Colombo (wef Apr 15, 5xweekly)
  • SpiceJet: Hyderabad to Jeddah (wef Mar 25, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Kozhikode to Jeddah (wef Apr 20, daily)
  • Thai AirAsia: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Bhubaneswar (3xweekly)
  • Thai AirAsia: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Gaya (4xweekly and seasonal upto Mar 29)
  • Thai AirAsia: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Visakhapatnam (4xweekly)
  • Thai Smile: Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Kolkata (wef Mar 31, 5xweekly)
  • US-Bangla Airlines: Dhaka via Chattogram to Chennai (wef Mar 31, 3xweekly)
  • Uzbekistan Airways: Tashkent to Mumbai (3xweekly)
  • WOW air: Reykjavík (Keflavík) to Delhi (3xweekly) - This route was withdrawn in Jan '19

Announced New Passenger Air Routes to India

  • Air India: Delhi to Toronto (3xweekly, wef Sep 27)
  • Air India: Delhi via Chennai to Denpasar Bali (4xweekly, wef Oct 27)
  • Air India: Delhi to Hong Kong (daily, wef Sep 18) - replaces present Mumbai-Delhi-Hong Kong-Seoul and Mumbai-Delhi-Hong Kong-Osaka services
  • Air India: Delhi to Seoul (4xweekly, wef Sep 19) - replaces present Mumbai-Delhi-Hong Kong-Seoul service
  • Air India: Mumbai to Colombo (5xweekly, wef Sep 20)
  • Air India: Mumbai to Hong Kong (daily, wef Sep 19)
  • Air India: Mumbai to Nairobi (4xweekly, wef Sep 27)
  • Air Tanzania: Dar es Salaam to Mumbai (wef Jul 17, 3xweekly)
  • All Nippon Airways: Tokyo (Narita) to Chennai (winter '19, daily)
  • Arkia Airlines: Tel Aviv to Goa (all year round excl. summer, 1xweekly wef Oct 16)
  • Arkia Airlines: Tel Aviv to Kochi (all year round excl. summer, 2xweekly wef Oct 4)
  • Delta Airlines: New York City (JFK) to Mumbai (wef Dec 22, daily)
  • GoAir: Delhi to Abu Dhabi (wef Jul 19, daily)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Dubai (wef Jul 25, daily)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Abu Dhabi (wef Jul 19, daily)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Muscat (wef Jul 20, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Chengdu (wef Sep 15, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Dhaka (wef Jul 25, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Jeddah (wef Jul 25, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Hong Kong (wef Sep 4, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Kuwait (wef Aug 5, daily)
  • Japan Airlines: Tokyo (Narita) to Bengaluru (summer 2020, daily)
  • KLM: Amsterdam to Bengaluru (wef Oct 30, 3xweekly)
  • LOT Polish Airlines: Warsaw to Delhi (wef Sep 17, 5xweekly)
  • Malindo Air: Kuala Lumpur to Varanasi (wef Jul 18, 3xweekly)
  • Regent Airways: Dhaka via Chattogram to Chennai
  • SpiceJet: Delhi to Dhaka (wef Jul 31, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Delhi to Jeddah (wef Jul 31, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Dhaka (wef Jul 25, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Hong Kong (wef Jul 31, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Riyadh (wef Aug 15, daily)
  • United: San Francisco to Delhi (wef Dec 5 - seasonal, daily)
  • Ural Airlines: Moscow (Domodedovo) to Mumbai (wef Sep 17, 4xweekly)
  • Virgin Atlantic: London (Heathrow) to Mumbai (wef Oct 27, daily)
  • Vistara: Delhi to Singapore (wef Aug 6, daily)
  • Vistara: Mumbai to Singapore (wef Aug 7, daily)

Potential (or pre-announced) Future Passenger Air Routes to India

  • Air India: Delhi to Los Angeles
  • AIR KBZ: Mandalay to Imphal
  • Air Malta: Malta to Mumbai
  • Air Peace: Lagos to Mumbai, possible start of service by Sep.
  • Emirates: Dubai to Kozhikode
  • Ethiopian Airlines: Addis Ababa to Bengaluru or Chennai
  • Finnair: Helsinki to Chennai
  • Icelandair: Reykjavík (Keflavík) to either Delhi or Mumbai
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Hanoi (est. Oct 3)
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Philippine Airlines: Manila to Delhi and/or Mumbai (PAL had earlier on announced/scheduled resumption of air service from Manila to Delhi wef Apr '19 but later on cancelled the service due to Indo-Pak border tensions).
  • SalamAir: Muscat to Kochi
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Colombo
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Kathmandu
  • SriLankan Airlines: Colombo to Ahmedabad and Kozhikode (both possible in '20)
  • Thai Smile: Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Ahmedabad, Amritsar and Kochi
  • VietJet: Ho Chi Minh City to Delhi

International Air Traffic To/From India (Passengers Carried / 2017 - 2019)

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Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), the flag carrier of Azerbaijan introduced a new service from Baku to Delhi wef Jun 25. The airline will initially operate a 2xweekly service with Boeing 757-200 aircraft.

Vistara Airbus A320 at Mumbai CSI Airport
Vistara, a Tata Sons-SIA joint venture, currently serves 24 domestic destinations with a fleet of 23 Airbus A320 and 5 Boeing 737 aircraft and received clearance in Mar for the commencement of international air services. The maiden international air routes will connect both Delhi and Mumbai to Singapore from early Aug. In 2018 the airline had placed orders for six Boeing 787-9 and a LOI for 13 Airbus A320neo jets. Furthermore Vistara has plans to dry-lease 15 Airbus A320/A321neo jets in the coming years.

LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787 at Warsaw Chopin Airport
Poland's national airline LOT Polish Airlines has announced a comeback in India with a new 5xweekly nonstop service from the airline's hub at Warsaw Chopin airport to Delhi using Boeing 787-8 aircraft. The service will commence on Sep 17. LOT used to fly to Bombay between 1977 and 1982 using Ilyushin-62 jet aircraft. The airline also served Delhi from 1985 till 1992. The widebody fleet of the airline includes 11 Boeing 787 -8/9 series aircraft.

Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300
A Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300 "Snowbird" parked at Helsinki Airport. The airline operates upto 15 daily flights from its Doha Hamad International Airport hub to 13 destinations in India. Qatar Airways operates an extensive global network with direct air connections to some 160 destinations from Doha.

Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-900
Singapore Airlines operates 28 Airbus A350-900 aircraft with a three-class configuration. The airline operates a daily Airbus A350 service from Singapore to Mumbai in addition to a total of 11 weekly (Apr 18 to Jul 25) services using Boeing 777. SIA operates Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft on all its 10 weekly flights from Singapore to Bengaluru and 4xweekly to Kolkata. Other Indian cities served by Singapore Airlines include Ahmedabad, Chennai and Delhi. SIA operates a daily Boeing 787-10 service on the Singapore-Delhi route in addition to a daily Airbus A380 service.

Lufthansa Airbus A380
One of Lufthansa's Airbus A380 aircraft is named "Delhi". Lufthansa currently operates a daily Airbus A380 service from Frankfurt to Delhi and will switch to Being 747-400 (wef Jan 2 '20) followed by Boeing 747-8 equipment wef Mar 29 '20 resulting in a ca 30 % drop in passenger capacity. The two other airlines flying Airbus A380 aircraft to India are Emirates (Dubai to Mumbai) and Singapore Airlines (Singapore to Delhi).



Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Ethiopian Airlines presently operates 10xweekly services from Addis Ababa to Delhi and a double daily service to Mumbai.

Finnair Airbus A330
Finnair uses Airbus A330 equipment on the Helsinki to Delhi route with 4-7 flights a week. Finnair terminated its 2xweekly service to Goa at the end of the 2018/19 winter season after serving the holiday destination for 25 years.

International Air Routes to India - Indian Airline Operators

Air India Air India flies to New York (JFK), Washington, D.C, Newark, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Chicago, Birmingham (UK), London (Heathrow), Paris (CDG), Madrid, Milan, Rome, Vienna, Frankfurt, Colombo, Dhaka, Kabul, Kathmandu, Yangon, Male, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo (Narita), Osaka, San Francisco, Sydney, Melbourne, Najaf and Tel Aviv. Gulf destinations include Abu Dhabi, Damman, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait, Riyadh and Sharjah. Air India also operates nonstop services from both Ahmedabad and Bengaluru to London (Heathrow), a nonstop service from Amritsar to Birmingham and a direct service (via Delhi) from Hyderabad to Chicago. All other long-haul flights originate from either Air India's main hub Delhi or Mumbai.
Air India Express Air India Express, Air India's low-cost carrier subsidiary flies to Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Bahrain, Damman, Doha, Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat, Ras Al Khaimah, Riyadh, Salalah, Sharjah and Singapore from 20 Indian destinations.
GoAir GoAir flies from Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai to Phuket. The airline also flies from Kannur to both Abu Dhabi and Muscat.
IndiGo IndiGo flies to a handful of regional destinations including Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Malé, Muscat, Phuket, Sharjah and Singapore.
SpiceJet SpiceJet flies to regional destinations including Hong Kong, Muscat, Dubai, Kabul, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Dhaka, Colombo and Malé.

International Air Routes to India - Overseas Airline Operators

From North America

United Airlines United has suspended both of its India routes from Newark. The Newark to Delhi route is suspended till Jul 31 and Newark to Mumbai until further notice. United had announced the launch of a new seasonal daily air service from San Francisco to Delhi wef Dec 5 using Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
Air Canada Air Canada operates a daily nonstop service (suspended wef Jun 15 till Aug 29) between Toronto and Delhi using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and flies daily from Vancouver to Delhi. Air Canada's Toronto to Mumbai service will be operated seasonally 3xweekly wef Oct 27 thru Dec 6. Air Canada will induct a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft with 40 business, 24 Premium Economy and 236 Econeomy seats on the Toronto to Mumbai route.

From Europe

Aeroflot - Russian Int'l Airline Aeroflot flies 2xdaily from Moscow (Sheremetyevo) to Delhi.
Air France Air France flies from Paris CDG to Delhi (daily), Mumbai (daily) and Bengaluru (6xweekly).
Alitalia Alitalia flies daily from Rome to Delhi.
British Airways British Airways flies from London Heathrowto Bengaluru (daily), Chennai (daily), Delhi (2xdaily), Mumbai (18xweekly to be increased to 3xdaily wef Mar 20 '20) and Hyderabad (daily). British Airways will induct the new Airbus A350-1000XWB on the following route to India: London to Bengaluru (wef Jan 1 '20)
Finnair Finnair operates a 4-7xweekly nonstop air service from Helsinki to Delhi.
KLM KLM flies daily from Amsterdam to Delhi and 3xweekly (daily wef Oct 27) to Mumbai.
Lufthansa Lufthansa flies daily from Frankfurt to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi (Airbus A380) and Mumbai. Lufthansa also offers daily flights from Munich to both Delhi and Mumbai (Airbus A350). Lufthansa uses Airbus A350 equipment on the Munich-Delhi sector, the airline's inaugural route for this aircraft type. The Frankfurt to Chennai service is operated by Lufthansa CityLine.
Swiss International Air Lines Swiss International flies daily from Zurich to both Mumbai and Delhi.
Virgin Atlantic Airways Virgin Atlantic flies daily from London to Delhi.

From CIS Countries

Air Astana Air Astana flies 4xweekly from Almaty to Delhi and 2xweekly from Nur-Sultán to Delhi.
Avia Traffic Company Avia Traffic Company operates a 3xweekly air service from Bishkek to Delhi.
Azerbaijan Airlines Azerbaijan Airlines operates a twice-weekly scheduled charter air service from Baku to Delhi.
Tajik Air Tajik Air flies 2xweekly from Dushanbe to Delhi.
Turkmenistan Airlines Turkmenistan flies 5xweekly from Ashgabat to Amritsar and 3xweekly to Delhi.
Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flies 5xweekly from Kiev to Delhi.
Uzbekistan Airways Uzbekistan Airways serves Delhi 6xweekly and Amritsar 4xweekly from Tashkent. Four of these flights are combined services to both Amritsar and Delhi. The airline also flies 3xweekly from Tashkent to Mumbai.

From Central and West Asia

Air Arabia Air Arabia flies 2xdaily from Sharjah to Delhi, Kochi and Mumbai, daily to Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kozhikode, Jaipur and Chennai, 2xdaily to Thiruvananthapuram, 4xweekly to Nagpur and 5xweekly to both Coimbatore and Goa.
Ariana Afghan Airlines Ariana Afghan Airlines operates 3xweekly flights from Kabul (1xweekly via Kandahar) to Delhi.
Bahrain Air This low-cost Bahrain based airline flies 4xweekly from Bahrain to both Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram and 5xweekly to both Kochi and Kozhikode.
El Al El Al flies 4xweekly from Tel Aviv to Mumbai.
Emirates Emirates flies 3xdaily from Dubai to Chennai, 4xdaily to Delhi, 3xdaily to Hyderabad, 2xdaily to Kochi, 5xdaily (incl. 1 daily A380) to Mumbai, 11xweekly to Thiruvananthapuram, 11xweekly to Kolkata, 3xdaily to Bengaluru and 10xweekly to Ahmedabad. Emirates currently operates 172 weekly flights between Dubai and 9 destinations in India.
Etihad Airways Etihad flies from Abu Dhabi to Bengaluru (3xdaily), Chennai (3xdaily), Mumbai (3xdaily), Delhi (3xdaily), Thiruvananthapuram (2xdaily), Hyderabad (3xdaily), Kochi (3xdaily), Kozhikode (2xdaily), Kolkata (daily) and Ahmedabad (2xdaily). Etihad carried 666 000 passengers on its India services during the last quarter of 2016. The carrier operates a total of 175 weekly flights to ten destinations in India.
Flydubai flydubai, a low-cost carrier based in Dubai, offers flights from Dubai to Ahmedabad (2xweekly), Delhi (5xweekly), Chennai (3xweekly), Hyderabad (5xweekly), Kozhikode (3xweekly), Lucknow (3xweekly), Kochi (4xweekly) and Mumbai (5xweekly).
flynas flynas, a Saudi Arabian LCC, flies 4xweekly from Riyadh to Hyderabad and 3-4xweekly (5xweekly wef Oct 27) from Riyadh to Delhi.
Gulf Air Gulf Air flies from Bahrain to Chennai (10xweekly), Delhi (3xdaily), Hyderabad (9xweekly), Kochi (daily), Mumbai (2xdaily) and Thiruvananthapuram (daily).
Iran Air Iran Air flies 2xweekly from Tehran to Mumbai.
Iraqi Airways Iraqi Airways flies 2xweekly from Baghdad (1xweekly via Basra) to Delhi and 1/2xweekly from Najaf and Baghdad to Mumbai. Ahmedabad is connected to Najaf 2xweekly.
Jazeera Airways Jazeera Airways, a low cost carrier based in Kuwait operates a daily services from Kuwait to both Mumbai and Hyderabad, 3xweekly to Ahmedabad and 4xweekly to Kochi.
Kam Air Kam Air, a private Afghan airline, operates a daily service from Kabul to Delhi.
Kuwait Airways Kuwait Airways flies from Kuwait to Mumbai (2xdaily), Kochi (3xweekly), Chennai (5xweekly), Thiruvananthapuram (6xweekly), Delhi (daily) and Ahmedabad (3xweekly).
Mahan Air Mahan Air flies 3xweekly from Tehran to Delhi.
Oman Air Oman Air flies from Muscat to Bengaluru (2xdaily), Chennai (2xdaily), Delhi (3xdaily), Goa (daily), Hyderabad (21xweekly), Jaipur (daily), Kochi (2xdaily), Kozhikode (3xdaily), Lucknow (2xdaily), Mumbai (3xdaily) and Thiruvananthapuram (daily).
Qatar Airways Qatar Airways flies daily from Doha to Ahmedabad, Delhi (2xdaily), Chennai (daily), Mumbai (daily), Kolkata (daily), Nagpur (daily), Thiruvananthapuram (daily), Hyderabad (daily), Kochi (11xweekly), daily to Kozhikode, Amritsar (daily), Goa (daily) and daily to Bengaluru.
Saudi Arabian Airlines Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flies from Riyadh to Delhi (6xweekly), Bengaluru (2xweekly), Mumbai (5xweekly), Chennai (3xweekly), Kochi (6xweekly), Kozhikode (3xweekly), Hyderabad (3xweekly) and Lucknow (3xweekly) - from Jeddah to Delhi (daily), Mumbai (daily), Chennai (3xweekly), Kochi (9xweekly), Kozhikode (daily), Hyderabad (3xweekly), Bengaluru (1xweekly) and Lucknow (4xweekly) - from Damman to Chennai (1xweekly), Kochi (1xweekly), Bengaluru (1xweekly) - from Madinah via Riyadh to Mumbai (3xweekly)
Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines flies daily from Istanbul to both Delhi and Mumbai.
Yemenia Yemenia operates a weekly air service from Aden to Mumbai.

From Africa

Air Austral Air Austral connects Chennai 2xweekly with Saint Denis (Réunion) and Bangkok.
Air Mauritius Air Mauritius flies from Mauritius to Bengaluru/Chennai (2xweekly), Delhi (2/3 weekly) and Mumbai (4/5 weekly).
Air Seychelles Air Seychelles serves Mumbai 6xweekly from Mahe.
Egypt Air EgyptAir flies 4xweekly from from Cairo to Mumbai.
Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines flies 2xdaily from Addis Ababa to Mumbai and 9xweekly to Delhi.
Kenya Airways Kenya Airways flies 2xdaily from Nairobi to Mumbai.
RwandAir RwandAir operates a 4xweekly nonstop air service from both Kigali and Guangzhou to Mumbai served by Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

From South Asia

Bhutan Airlines Bhutan Airlines flies 4xweekly from Paro and Bangkok to Kolkata, 2xweekly from Paro to Delhi via Kathmandu and 3xweekly from Paro to Bangkok via Gaya (seasonal).
Biman Bangladesh Airlines Biman Bangladesh Airlines flies 12xweekly from Dhaka and 2xweekly from Chattogram to Kolkata and 3xweekly from Dhaka to Delhi.
Buddha Air Buddha Air operates a twice weekly air service from Kathmandu to Varanasi using ATR 42 aircraft. The airline introduced a 3xweekly service from Kathmandu to Kolkata in May '19.
Druk Air Druk Air (Royal Bhutan Airlines), Bhutan's national airline, flies from Paro to Guwahati, Delhi (some flights operate via Kathmandu), Kolkata (10xweekly), Gaya (seasonal) and Bagdogra. Guwahati is connected 2xweekly to Singapore and Paro. Pakyong is served by a twice-weekly flight from Paro while Kolkata is connected 3xweekly with Bangkok. Drukair also flies from Guwahati to Paro and Bangkok.
Maldivian Maldivian flies daily from Malé International Airport to Thiruvananthapuram and 4xweekly to Chennai (and onwards to Dhaka) and 2xweekly from Hanimaadhoo to Thiruvananthapuram.
Myanmar Airways International MAI flies 3xweekly (seasonally) from Yangon to Gaya and 2xweekly to Kolkata.
Nepal Airlines Nepal Airlines flies 2xdaily from Kathmandu to Delhi and 3xweekly to both Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Novoair Novoair operates a daily service from Kolkata to Dhaka.
Regent Airways Regent Airways flies daily from Dhaka to Kolkata and daily from Chattogram to Kolkata.
SriLankan Airlines SriLankan Airlines flies 11xweekly from Colombo to Bengaluru, Gaya (seasonal), Chennai (20xweekly), Delhi (18xweekly), Kochi (2xdaily), Kolkata (4xweekly), Madurai (daily), Mumbai (daily), Tiruchirappalli (2xdaily), Thiruvananthapuram (daily), Varanasi (2xweekly), Hyderabad (daily) and Coimbatore (4xweekly).
US-Bangla Airlines US-Bangla Airlines operates a daily air service from Dhaka to Kolkata, a 6xweekly service from Chattogram to Kolkata and a 3xweekly service from Dhaka to Chennai via Chattogram.

From the Far East, Southeast Asia and Australasia

Air Asia AirAsia flies from Kuala Lumpur to the following Indian destinations: Bengaluru (4xweekly), Bhubaneswar (4xweekly), Chennai (2xdaily), Hyderabad (daily), Kochi (18xweekly increased to 21xweekly Jan 2 thru Mar 30), Kolkata (daily), Tiruchirappalli (24xweekly) and Visakhapatnam (4xweekly).
Thai AirAsia flies 4xweekly from Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Ahmedabad, 5xweekly to Bengaluru, 3xweekly to Bhubaneswar, 5xweekly to Chennai, 4xweekly to Gaya (seasonal service till Mar 29), 4xweekly to Jaipur, daily to Kochi, daily to Kolkata, 4xweekly to Tiruchirappalli and 4xweekly to Visakhapatnam.
AirAsia X flies 4xweekly from Kuala Lumpur to Delhi, 3xweekly to Jaipur and 4xweekly to Amritsar. All three services are nonstop.
Air China Air China flies 5xweekly (3xweekly from Sep 1 to Oct 26) from Beijing to Delhi and 4xweekly to from Beijing to Mumbai (suspended from Jul 21 to Oct 26).
All Nippon Airways All Nippon Airways (ANA) operates daily services from Tokyo Narita airport to both Delhi and Mumbai. ANA has announced a new daily air service to be operated from Tokyo Narita to Chennai starting in late '19 (winter schedule).
Bangkok Airways Bangkok Airways flies daily from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Mumbai.
Batik Air Batik Air operates a daily air service from Denpasar Bali via Kuala Lumpur to Chennai. Batik Air's second route to India connects Medan daily with Chennai via Kuala Lumpur.
Cathay Pacific Cathay Pacific flies 2xdaily from Hong Kong to Delhi, 13xweekly to Mumbai, daily to Chennai and 5xweekly from Hong Kong to Hyderabad.
China Airlines China Airlines flies 2xweekly from Taipei to Delhi.
China Eastern Airlines China Eastern flies daily from Shanghai to Delhi and 8xweekly from Kunming, the capital of China's Yunnan province to Kolkata.
China Southern China Southern, China's largest airline, flies twice daily from Guangzhou (Canton) to Delhi.
Dragonair Cathay Dragon flies daily from Hong Kong to Bengaluru and 6xweekly to Kolkata.
Japan Airlines Japan Airlines operates a daily Boeing 787 Dreamliner service from Tokyo Narita to Delhi. JAL will operate a new daily nonstop service from Tokyo Narita to Bengaluru from summer 2020.
Korean Air Korean Air flies thrice weekly from Seoul/Incheon airport to Mumbai and 5xweekly (daily wef Sep 1) to Delhi.
Malaysia Airlines Malaysia Airlines flies from Kuala Lumpur to Bengaluru (12xweekly), Chennai (2xdaily), Delhi (10xweekly), Hyderabad (daily), Kochi (daily) and Mumbai (10xweekly).
Malindo Air Malindo Air flies from Kuala Lumpur to Amritsar (4xweekly), Bengaluru (2xweekly), Delhi (11xweekly), Kochi (7xweekly), Kolkata (5xweekly), Mumbai (8xweekly), Thiruvananthapuram (4xweekly) and Tiruchirappalli (18xweekly).
NokScoot NokScoot, a Thailand based LCC operates a 4xweekly service from its base at Don Mueang airport, Bangkok to Delhi using Boeing 777-200ER aircraft.
Scoot Scoot flies from Singapore to Amritsar 3xweekly, daily to Chennai, 6xweekly to Hyderabad, 4xweekly to Jaipur, 4xweekly to Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram (5xweekly) and 2xdaily to Tiruchirappalli. The service Chennai will be replaced by Silk Air/Singapore Airlines in May '20. Service to Kochi will be discontinued by Scoot and served by Silk Air from end-Oct. Likewise the Singapore to Coimbatore (5xweekly) and Visakhapatnam (3xweekly) routes presently served by Silk Air will be replaced by Scoot wef Oct 27.
Shandong Airlines Shandong Airlines operates two bi-weekly services from Qingdao and Jinan to Delhi, both flights via Kunming.
Silk Air Silk Air flies from Singapore to Chennai (3xweekly), Bengaluru (5xweekly), Kolkata (4xweekly), Kochi (12xweekly - to be increased to 14xweekly wef Oct 27), Hyderabad (10xweekly), 4xweekly to Coimbatore and 3xweekly to Visakhapatnam. The services to Coimbatore and Visakhapatnam will be taken over by Scoot in Oct. Silk Air will be merged with Singapore Airlines.
Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines flies 4xweekly from Singapore to Ahmedabad, 10xweekly to Bengaluru, daily to Chennai, 2xdaily (incl. 1 daily A380) to Delhi, 4xweekly to Kolkata and 17xweekly (18 weekly from Apr 18 to Jul 25) to Mumbai.
Thai Airways Thai Airways flies from Bangkok to Bengaluru (daily), Kolkata (daily), Chennai (daily), Delhi (21xweekly), Mumbai (daily) and Hyderabad (5xweekly).
Thai Lion Air Thai Lion Air operates a 5xweekly service from Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Mumbai.
Thai Smile Air Thai Smile Air flies 3xweekly from Bangkok to Gaya (via Varanasi), 3xweekly to Jaipur, 5xweekly to Kolkata, 3xweekly to Lucknow, daily to Mumbai and 3xweekly to Varanasi.

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