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. Jet Airways, a private Indian airline, flies to regional destinations including Kathmandu, Bangkok, Colombo, Singapore, Riyadh, Damman, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait, Muscat and Sharjah in addition to serving long-haul destinations including London, Amsterdam, Paris and Toronto. Spicejet serves South Asian destinations while IndiGo, another Indian low-cost carrier, serves regional destinations including Dubai, Muscat, Kathmandu, Singapore and Bangkok. GoAir commenced international air services in Oct '18 initially serving Phuket and Malé.

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.

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.

Recently Launched New Air Routes to India

  • Air India: Delhi to Najaf (wef Fab 14, 2xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Surat to Sharjah (wef Feb 16, 2xweekly)
  • Drukair: Paro to Pakyong (wef Jan 1, 2xweekly)
  • flydubai: Dubai to Kozhikode (wef Feb 1, 3xweekly)
  • Air India: Bengaluru to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (4xweekly)
  • Air India: Bengaluru to London-Heathrow (3xweekly)
  • Air India: Kolkata to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (3xweekly)
  • Air India: Mumbai to Frankfurt (4xweekly)
  • Air India: Mumbai to New York City/JFK (3xweekly)
  • 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 Riyadh (3xweekly decreased to 2xweekly wef Mar 31)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Sharjah (7xweekly)
  • Air Italy: Milan to Delhi (3xweekly)
  • Air Italy: Milan to Mumbai (3xweekly) - terminated in Feb '19
  • GoAir: Bengaluru to to Malé (2xweekly)
  • GoAir: Bengaluru to Phuket (daily)
  • GoAir: Delhi to Malé (3xweekly)
  • GoAir: Delhi to Phuket (daily)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Malé (4xweekly)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Phuket (daily)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Dubai (daily)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Kuwait (3xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Muscat (4xweekly)
  • 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 Kuala Lumpur (daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Phuket (6xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Hyderabad to Bangkok (daily)
  • 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)
  • Jazeera Airways: Kuwait to Delhi (4xweekly)
  • Jet Airways: Mumbai to Manchester (5xweekly)
  • Jet Airways: Pune to Singapore (daily)
  • Malindo Air: Kuala Lumpur to Kolkata (5xweekly)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Uzbekistan Airways: Tashkent to Mumbai (3xweekly)
  • WOW air: Reykjavík (Keflavík) to Delhi (3xweekly) - This route was withdrawn in Jan '19

Announced New Air Routes to India

  • Air India Express: Kannur to Kuwait via Bahrain (wef Apr 1, 2xweekly)
  • Air India Express: Kannur to Muscat (wef Apr 1, 3xweekly)
  • All Nippon Airways: Tokyo (Narita) to Chennai (winter '19, daily)
  • Arkia Airlines: Tel Aviv to Goa (all year round excl. summer, 1xweekly wef Sep)
  • Arkia Airlines: Tel Aviv to Kochi (all year round excl. summer, 2xweekly wef Sep)
  • Buddha Air: Kathmandu to Kolkata (wef Apr 15, 3xweekly)
  • Drukair: Paro to Ahmedabad with a technical stop at Bagdogra (wef Apr 30, limited (11x) flights till Jun 10)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Abu Dhabi (wef Mar 1, 4xweekly)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Muscat (wef Feb 28, 3xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Istanbul (Atatürk Airport) wef Mar 20, daily
  • IndiGo: Kannur to Doha (Mar 15, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kannur to Kuwait (Mar 15, 6xweekly)
  • Japan Airlines: Tokyo (Narita) to Bengaluru (summer 2020, daily)
  • LOT Polish Airlines: Warsaw to Delhi (wef Sep 17, 5xweekly)
  • Malaysia Airlines: Kuala Lumpur to Kochi (wef Mar 31, daily)
  • Philippine Airlines: Manila to Delhi (wef Apr 16, 4xweekly)
  • SpiceJet: Hyderabad to Jeddah (wef Mar 25, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Kozhikode to Jeddah (wef Apr 20, daily)
  • Thai Smile: Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Kolkata (wef Mar 31, 5xweekly)
  • United: San Francisco to Delhi (wef Dec 5 - seasonal, daily)
  • Ural Airlines: Moscow (Domodedovo) to Mumbai (wef Jul 2, 4xweekly)
  • US-Bangla Airlines: Dhaka to Chennai (wef Mar 31, 3xweekly)

Potential/Pre-announced New Passenger Air Routes to India

  • Air Peace: Lagos to Mumbai
  • Air Tanzania: Dar es Salaam to Mumbai
  • Azerbaijan Airlines: Baku to Delhi
  • Cebu Pacific: Manila to Delhi
  • Delta Airlines: Atlanta or New York City (JFK) to Mumbai (schedule TBA)
  • Ethiopian Airlines: Addis Ababa to Bengaluru or Chennai
  • Finnair: Helsinki to Chennai
  • Icelandair: Reykjavík (Keflavík) to either Delhi or Mumbai (possible launch in H2/19)
  • Philippine Airlines: Manila to Mumbai
  • VietJet: Ho Chi Minh City to Delhi

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 10 weekly service using Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 aircraft. SIA plans to operate a thrice-weekly Airbus A350-900XWB service (in addition to a daily Boeing 777-200 service) effective May 17. Other Indian cities served by Singapore Airlines include Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi and Kolkata. SIA operates a daily Boeing 787-10 service on the Singapore-Delhi route in addition to a daily Airbus A380 service.

Air Italy Boeing 737 MAX 8
Air Italy's first Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet seen here at Palermo Falcone-Borsellino Airport. Air Italy launched a new air service from Milan (Malpensa) to Delhi and another service from Milan (Malpensa) to Mumbai in Dec '18. The airline operates Airbus A330 aircraft on these routes. Both routes are served 3xweekly. Unfortunately the airline has announced the close-down of both its Indian services. The Milan-Mumbai route has been terminated and the Milan-Delhi service will cease operating Mar 31. The originating traffic between India and Italy is probably not large enough to provide enough business for all the present airlines (ie Air India, Alitalia and Air Italy) which provide direct air services between the two countries.

Lufthansa Airbus A380
One of Lufthansa's Airbus A380 aircraft is named "Delhi". Lufthansa operates a daily Airbus A380 service from Frankfurt to Delhi. The two other airlines flying Airbus A380 aircraft to India are Emirates (Dubai to Mumbai) and Singapore Airlines (Singapore to Delhi).

International Air Traffic To/From India (Passengers Carried / Jan 2017 - Sep 2018)

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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 will terminate 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, Birmingham (UK), Copenhagen, Stockholm, Chicago, 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 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.
Jet Airways Jet Airways flies from Abu Dhabi to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mumbai and Pune, Bahrain to Mumbai, Bangkok to Delhi, Mumbai, Amsterdam to Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, and Toronto, Colombo to Mumbai and Bengaluru, Damman to Delhi, Kochi, Kozhikode and Mumbai, Dhaka to Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, Doha to Delhi and Mumbai, Dubai to Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram, Hong Kong to Delhi and Mumbai, Jeddah to Mumbai, Kathmandu to Delhi, Mumbai and Varanasi, Kuwait to Mumbai, London (Heathrow) to Delhi and Mumbai, Manchester to Mumbai, Muscat to Kochi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram, Paris (CDG) to Mumbai and Chennai, Riyadh to Delhi and Mumbai, Singapore to Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune.
GoAir GoAir flies from Mumbai to Phuket and Malé and from Delhi to Phuket and Malé.
IndiGo IndiGo flies to a handful of regional destinations including Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, 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 flies daily from Newark to both Delhi and Mumbai. United has 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 between Toronto and Delhi using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and flies 6xweekly from Vancouver to Delhi. The Delhi-Vancouver route will be served year-round and daily wef Jun 2. The airline's Toronto to Mumbai service will operate 4xweekly until Mar and thereafter operate as a seasonal (winter) nonstop 4xweekly service from Toronto to Mumbai wef Oct 27. Air Canada operate the Boeing 777-200LR aircraft with 40 business, 24 Premium Economy and 236 Econeomy seats on the Toronto to Mumbai service.

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) and Bengaluru (6xweekly). The earlier Mumbai service is operated by Joon.
Air Italy Air Italy began serving India with the introduction of a pair of 3xweekly air services from Milan to both Delhi (4xweekly wef Mar 31) and Mumbai in Dec '18. Like WOW air, the new Air Italy routes turned out to be short-lived. The Delhi service will be discontinued wef Mar 31 and the Mumbai service has been terminated.
Alitalia Alitalia flies daily from Rome to Delhi.
British Airways British Airways flies from London to Bengaluru (daily), Chennai (daily), Delhi (2xdaily), Mumbai (2xdaily) and Hyderabad (daily).
Finnair Finnair operates a daily nonstop air service from Helsinki to Delhi.
Joon Joon, an Air France subsidiary, operates a daily service from Paris CDG to Mumbai.
KLM KLM flies daily from Amsterdam to Delhi and 4xweekly 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 wef Mar 31). Lufthansa also 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. Lufthansa also offers a 4xweekly service from Frankfurt to Pune air route with a technical stop at Baku. The Pune service will be operated at least till end-Jan.
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 daily from Almaty to Delhi and 3xweekly from Astana to Delhi.
Avia Traffic Company Avia Traffic Company operates a biweekly air service from Bishkek 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, Lucknow (3xweekly), Thiruvananthapuram (3xweekly, discontd. wef Jan 29), Kochi (4xweekly) and Mumbai (5xweekly).
flynas flynas, a Saudi Arabian LCC, flies 2xweekly from Riyadh to Hyderabad.
Gulf Air Gulf Air flies from Bahrain to Chennai (10xweekly), Delhi (2xdaily), 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 (2xweekly), Hyderabad (3xweekly), Lucknow (3xweekly) and Thiruvananthapuram (1xweekly, discontd. wef Dec 30) - from Jeddah to Delhi (daily), Mumbai (daily), Chennai (3xweekly), Kochi (9xweekly), Kozhikode (5xweekly), Hyderabad (3xweekly), Bengaluru (1xweekly), Lucknow (4xweekly) and Thiruvananthapuram (2xweekly, discontd. wef Dec 30) - 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 5xweekly 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 12xweekly from Nairobi to Mumbai.
RwandAir RwandAir operates a 4xweekly nonstop air service from Kigali 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 to Kolkata and 2xweekly from Chattogram to Kolkata.
Buddha Air Buddha Air operates a twice weekly air service using ATR 42 aircraft from Kathmandu to Varanasi. A 3xweekly service from Kathmandu to Kolkata will commence on Apr 15.
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 10xweekly 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 (11xweekly), 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 and a 6xweekly service from Chattogram to Kolkata. A 3xweekly Dhaka to Chennai service will commence end-Mar.

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 5xweekly from Bangkok (Don Mueang) 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 from Beijing to Delhi and 4xweekly to from Beijing to Mumbai.
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).
Asiana Airlines Asiana Airlines flies daily from Seoul's Incheon International airport to Delhi.
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 4xweekly from Hong Kong to Hyderabad.
China Airlines China Airlines flies 2xweekly from Taipei to Delhi.
China Eastern Airlines China Eastern flies daily from Shanghai/Beijing 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.
Garuda Indonesia Garuda Indonesia operates a 3xweekly (to be temporarily suspended from Mar 31 to Apr 19 and thereafter 2xweekly) nonstop service connecting Denpasar with Mumbai.
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 to Delhi.
Malaysia Airlines Malaysia Airlines flies from Kuala Lumpur to Bengaluru (12xweekly), Chennai (2xdaily), Delhi (10xweekly), Hyderabad (daily), Kochi (wef Mar 31, daily) and Mumbai (17xweekly).
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 (2xdaily, increased to 18xweekly wef Apr 2).
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, daily to Bengaluru, 6xweekly to Hyderabad, 4xweekly to Jaipur, 4xweekly to Kochi, 3xweekly to Lucknow and 2xdaily to Tiruchirappalli. The services to Bengaluru and Chennai will be taken over by Silk Air/Singapore Airlines in May and May '20 respectively. Service to Kochi will be discontinued by Scoot and served by Silk Air. The Singapore to Thiruvananthapuram route (5xweekly) served by Silk Air will be operated by Scoot wef May 9. 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), Thiruvananthapuram (5xweekly, discontinued wef May), 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, daily to Bengaluru (10xweekly wef May 17), daily to Chennai, 2xdaily (incl. 1 daily A380) to Delhi, 4xweekly to Kolkata and 2xdaily (incl. a daily Airbus A350 service) to Mumbai.
Thai Airways Thai Airways flies from Bangkok to Bengaluru (daily), Kolkata (daily), Chennai (daily), Delhi (19xweekly, to be increased to 21xweekly wef Mar 31), 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, 3xweekly to Lucknow, 5xweekly (daily wef Mar 31) to Mumbai and 3xweekly to Varanasi. A new 5xweekly service from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Kolkata will commence on Mar 31.

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