Recently Launched New Air Routes to India

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. Vistara began international air services in Aug '19. 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 and Coimbatore, 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.

  • Most recently launched flights in bold
  • Air India: Mumbai to Nairobi (4xweekly, wef Nov 27)
  • Alliance Air (Air India): Chennai to Jaffna (3xweekly, wef Nov 11)
  • United: San Francisco to Delhi (daily wef Dec 5 and 3xweekly wef Mar 27 '20)
  • Vietjet: Hanoi to Delhi (wef Dec 7, 3xweekly)
  • Vietjet: Ho Chi Minh City to Delhi (wef Dec 6, 4xweekly)
  • Vistara: Mumbai to Colombo (wef Nov 25th, 6xweekly)


  • Air India: Bengaluru to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (4xweekly)
  • Air India: Amritsar to London (Stansted) - wef Oct 31, 3xweekly
  • Air India: Bengaluru to London-Heathrow (3xweekly)
  • Air India: Delhi to Doha (wef Oct 29, 4xweekly)
  • Air India: Delhi to Hong Kong (wef Sep 18, daily) - replaces earlier Mumbai-Delhi-Hong Kong-Seoul and Mumbai-Delhi-Hong Kong-Osaka services
  • Air India: Delhi to Najaf (wef Fab 14, 2xweekly)
  • Air India: Delhi to Seoul (wef Sep 19, 4xweekly) - replaces present Mumbai-Delhi-Hong Kong-Seoul service
  • Air India: Delhi to Toronto (wef Sep 27, 3xweekly)
  • Air India: Indore to Dubai (3xweekly, wef Jul 15)
  • Air India: Kolkata to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (3xweekly)
  • Air India: Kolkata to Dubai (4xweekly, wef Jul 15)
  • Air India: Mumbai to Colombo (wef Oct 27, 5xweekly)
  • Air India: Mumbai to Kuwait (wef Oct 27, daily)
  • 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
  • Air Tanzania: Dar es Salaam to Mumbai (wef Jul 17, 3xweekly)
  • All Nippon Airways: Tokyo (Narita) to Chennai (wef Oct 27, 3xweekly)
  • Arkia Airlines: Tel Aviv to Goa (all year round excl. summer, 1xweekly wef Oct 16)
  • Arkia Airlines: Tel Aviv to Kochi (wef Sep 27, 2xweekly)
  • Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL): Baku to Delhi (2xweekly wef Jun 25)
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines: Dhaka to Delhi (wef May 13, 3xweekly)
  • Bhutan Airlines: Paro to Mumbai outbound via Kolkata (technical stop) - temporary service wef Oct 27 to Nov 27, 2xweekly
  • Buddha Air: Kathmandu to Kolkata (wef May 27, 3xweekly / service terminated in Dec '19)
  • Drukair: Paro to Pakyong (wef Jan 1, 2xweekly)
  • Ethiopian Airlines: Addis Ababa to Bengaluru (wef Oct 27, 4xweekly)
  • flydubai: Dubai to Kozhikode (wef Feb 1, 3xweekly)
  • flynas: Damman to Lucknow (wef Oct 15, 3xweekly)
  • flynas: Riyadh to Delhi (wef Jul 1, 5xweekly)
  • flynas: Riyadh to Kozhikode (wef Oct 15, 3xweekly)
  • flynas: Riyadh to Lucknow (wef Oct 15, 3xweekly)
  • GoAir: Bengaluru to Malé (2xweekly) / service relaunched on Dec 1 '19
  • GoAir: Bengaluru to Phuket (daily)
  • GoAir: Bengaluru to Singapore (wef Oct 18, 4xweekly)
  • GoAir: Delhi to Abu Dhabi (wef Jul 19, daily)
  • GoAir: Delhi to Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi (wef Jul 25, daily)
  • GoAir: Delhi to Malé (3xweekly) / service relaunched on Dec 1 '19
  • GoAir: Delhi to Phuket (daily)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Abu Dhabi (wef Mar 1, daily)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Dubai (wef Jul 25, daily)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Kuwait (wef Sep 19, daily)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Muscat (wef Feb 28, daily)
  • GoAir: Kolkata to Singapore (wef Oct 19, 3xweekly)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Abu Dhabi (wef Jul 19, daily)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi (wef Aug 1, daily)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Malé (3xweekly) - relaunched on Dec 1
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Muscat (wef Jul 20, daily)
  • GoAir: Mumbai to Phuket (daily)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Dubai (daily)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Kuwait (3xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Ahmedabad to Muscat (4xweekly) / service terminated in Feb '19
  • IndiGo: Amritsar to Dubai (daily)
  • IndiGo: Amritsar to Sharjah (wef Oct 1, 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 Kuala Lumpur (wef Jul 15, 2xdaily)
  • IndiGo: Chennai to Kuwait (daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Abu Dhabi (wef Jun 5, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Chengdu (wef Sep 15, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Dhaka (wef Aug 22, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Istanbul outbound via Doha (technical stop) and inbound via Dubai or Ahmedabad (wef Mar 20, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Jeddah (wef Jul 25, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Kuala Lumpur (daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Kuwait (wef Oct 12, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Riyadh (wef Oct 12, daily)
  • IndiGo: Delhi to Singapore (wef Sep 12, 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 Jeddah (wef Sep 16, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kochi to Kuwait (daily)
  • IndiGo: Kochi to Malé (daily) - to be discontd. wef Nov 20 '19
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Guangzhou (wef Oct 20, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Hanoi (wef Oct 3, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Ho Chi Minh City (wef Oct 18, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Hong Kong (wef Sep 4, daily - terminated wef Oct 27 '19)
  • IndiGo: Kolkata to Yangon (wef Sep 20, daily)
  • IndiGo: Kozhikode to Abu Dhabi (daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Abu Dhabi (wef Jun 5, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi (wef Aug 22, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Jeddah (wef Jun 5, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Kuwait (wef Aug 5, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Malé (5xweekly)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Riyadh (wef Oct 12, daily)
  • IndiGo: Mumbai to Singapore (wef Aug 22, daily)
  • IndiGo: Varanasi to Bangkok (daily)
  • IndiGo: Vijayawada to Singapore (2xweekly) - terminated in Jun '19
  • Jazeera Airways: Kuwait to Delhi (4xweekly)
  • Jet Airways: Mumbai to Manchester (5xweekly) - terminated in Mar '19
  • Jet Airways: Pune to Singapore (daily) - terminated in Mar '19
  • KLM: Amsterdam to Bengaluru (wef Oct 30, 3xweekly)
  • LOT Polish Airlines: Warsaw to Delhi (wef Sep 12, 5xweekly)
  • Malaysia Airlines: Kuala Lumpur to Kochi (wef Mar 31, daily)
  • Maldivian: Malé via Hanimaadhoo to Kochi (wef Oct 27, 3xweekly)
  • Malindo Air: Kuala Lumpur to Kolkata (5xweekly)
  • Malindo Air: Kuala Lumpur to Varanasi (wef Jul 18, 3xweekly)
  • Nok Air: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Guwahati (wef Sep 21, 2xweekly)
  • NokScoot: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Delhi (4xweekly)
  • RwandAir: Mumbai to Guangzhou (extension of present Kigali-Mumbai service, wef Jun 18, 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 Dhaka (wef Jul 31, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Delhi to Hong Kong (daily)
  • SpiceJet: Delhi to Jeddah (wef Jul 31, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Guwahati to Dhaka (wef Jul 1, daily) - suspended in Sep '19
  • 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)
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi), wef May 17, daily
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Dhaka (wef Jul 25, daily
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Hong Kong (suspended at least till Mar 28, daily))
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Jeddah (wef Jul 5, daily)
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Riyadh (wef Aug 15, daily)
  • Thai AirAsia: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Ahmedabad (wef May 31, 4xweekly)
  • Thai AirAsia: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Bhubaneswar (3xweekly) - This route was withdrawn in Sep '19
  • Thai AirAsia: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Gaya (4xweekly and seasonal upto Mar 29)
  • Thai AirAsia: Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Visakhapatnam (4xweekly) - This route was withdrawn in Sep '19
  • Thai Smile: Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Ahmedabad (wef Oct 28, 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)
  • Virgin Atlantic: London (Heathrow) to Mumbai (wef Oct 27, daily)
  • Vistara: Delhi to Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi (wef Aug 27, daily)
  • Vistara: Delhi to Singapore (wef Aug 6, daily)
  • Vistara: Mumbai to Dubai (wef Aug 21, daily)
  • Vistara: Mumbai to Singapore (wef Aug 7, daily)
  • WOW air: Reykjavík (Keflavík) to Delhi (3xweekly) / Service terminated in Jan '19

Announced New Passenger Air Routes to India

  • Latest flight additions in bold
  • Aeroflot: Moscow (Sheremetyevo) to Mumbai (daily, wef Jul 2 '20)
  • Air India: Mumbai to Hong Kong (daily, wef Mar 29 '20)
  • Delta Airlines: New York City (JFK) to Mumbai (wef Dec 22, daily)
  • Drukair: Paro to Dubai via Delhi (wef Sep 4 '20, 2xweekly)
  • GoAir: Kannur to Damman (wef Dec 19, 4xweekly)
  • Japan Airlines: Tokyo (Narita) to Bengaluru (wef Mar 29 '20, daily)
  • Lufthansa: Munich to Bengaluru (wef Mar 31 '20, 5xweekly)
  • Ural Airlines: Moscow (Domodedovo) to Mumbai (wef Mar 30 '20, 4xweekly)

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

  • Air India: Delhi via Chennai to Denpasar Bali
  • Alliance Air (Air India): Chennai to Batticaloa
  • Alliance Air (Air India): Tiruchirappalli to Jaffna
  • AIR KBZ: Mandalay to Imphal
  • Air Peace: Lagos to Mumbai
  • Batik Air: Kolkata
  • Buddha Air: Kathmandu to Guwahati
  • flynas: Damman to Kochi
  • Gulf Air: Bahrain to Kolkata
  • HK Express: Hong Kong to Guwahati
  • IndiGo: Kochi to Damman
  • IndiGo: Tbilisi
  • Oman Air: Muscat to Kolkata
  • Regent Airways: Dhaka via Chattogram to Chennai
  • SpiceJet: Delhi to Ras Al Khaimah
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Colombo
  • SpiceJet: Mumbai to Kathmandu
  • SriLankan Airlines: Colombo to Ahmedabad and Kozhikode (both possible in '20)
  • Virgin Atlantic: London (Heathrow) to Bengaluru and Kolkata (subject to slot availability and completion of Heathrow expansion incl. a third runway completion which is expected by 2026)
  • Vistara: Kathmandu

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

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LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787 at Warsaw Chopin Airport
Poland's national airline LOT Polish Airlines serves India with a 5xweekly nonstop service from the airline's hub at Warsaw Chopin airport to Delhi using Boeing 787-8 aircraft. This route was launched in Sep '19 after a time lapse of a quarter century since the airline discontinued its previous Warsaw to Delhi service (served from 1985 to 1992). LOT also flew to Bombay between 1977 and 1982 using Ilyushin-62 jet aircraft. The widebody fleet of the airline includes 14 Boeing 787 -8/9 series aircraft.

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Ethiopian Airlines presently operates 12xweekly Boeing 767-300 air services from Addis Ababa to Delhi and a double daily Airbus A350 service to Mumbai. The airline launched a 4xweekly air service linking Addis Ababa with Bengaluru in Oct '19.

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 connect both Delhi and Mumbai to Singapore. Mumbai is connected to Dubai as well. 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.

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 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 aircraft 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). Lufthansa will launch a new 5xweekly service from Munich to Bengaluru wef Mar 31 '20. The route will be served by Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

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), Chicago, Washington, D.C, Newark, Toronto, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Birmingham (UK), London (Heathrow), London (Stansted), Paris (CDG), Madrid, Milan, Rome, Vienna, Frankfurt, Colombo, Jaffna, Dhaka, Kabul, Kathmandu, Yangon, Male, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo (Narita), San Francisco, Sydney, Melbourne, Nairobi, Najaf and Tel Aviv. Gulf destinations include Abu Dhabi, Damman, Doha, 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 Delhi, Kannur and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi, Delhi to Bangkok and from Kannur and Mumbai to Muscat and Kannur to Dubai and Kuwait.
IndiGo IndiGo flies to a slew of mainly regional destinations including Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Chengdu, Colombo, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Malé, Muscat, Phuket, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Yangon.
SpiceJet SpiceJet flies to regional destinations including Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kabul, Kathmandu, Malé, Muscat and Riyadh.
Vistara Vistara flies from both Delhi and Mumbai to Singapore and additionally from Mumbai to both Dubai and Colombo. Vistara flies also from Delhi to Bangkok.

International Air Routes to India - Overseas Airline Operators

From North America

United Airlines United flies from Newark to both Delhi and Mumbai. United has announced the launch of a new daily/3xweekly (peak/lean season) air service from San Francisco to Delhi wef Dec 5 using Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
Air Canada Air Canada operates a daily nonstop air service between Toronto and Delhi using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The airline also operates a daily (reduced to 4-6xweekly during off-peak season) air service from Vancouver to Delhi using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Air Canada's Toronto to Mumbai seasonal air service operates 4xweekly wef Oct 27 until Mar 28 '20. Air Canada will induct a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft with 40 business, 24 Premium Economy and 236 Economy seats on the Toronto to Mumbai route.

From Europe

Aeroflot - Russian Int'l Airline Aeroflot flies 2xdaily from Moscow (Sheremetyevo) to Delhi. Aeroflot plans to resume nonstop flights to Mumbai with the launch of a daily Moscow (Sheremetyevo) to Mumbai service wef Jul 2 '20. The airline plans to deploy Airbus A330 aircraft on this route. Aeroflot had earlier on served Mumbai upto 2009.
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, daily (4xweekly wef Mar 29 '20 and daily wef Oct 25 '20) to Mumbai and 3xweekly to Bengaluru.
LOT Polish Airlines LOT Polish Airlines flies 5xweekly from Warsaw to Delhi.
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 both Delhi (2xdaily wef Mar 29 '20) and Mumbai.

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.
Arkia Airlines Tel Aviv based Arkia Airlines operates a 2xweekly air service from Tel Aviv to Kochi using Airbus A321LR aircraft. The airline also operates a weekly nonstop air service from Tel Aviv to Goa.
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, 38xweekly (incl. 1 daily A380) to Mumbai, daily to Thiruvananthapuram, 11xweekly to Kolkata, 24xweekly to Bengaluru and 11xweekly to Ahmedabad. Emirates currently operates 175 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, 5xweekly from Riyadh to Delhi, 3xweekly from both Damman and Riyadh to Lucknow and 3xweekly from Riyadh to Kozhikode.
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 daily from Baghdad (2xweekly 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 to be decreased to 2xdaily wef Dec 1), 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 5/6xweekly (daily from Apr 27 thru Jun 30) from Mahé.
Air Tanzania Air Tanzania operates a 4xweekly nonstop air service from Dar es Salaam to Mumbai using Boeing 787-8 aircraft.
Egypt Air EgyptAir flies 4xweekly from from Cairo to Mumbai.
Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines flies 2xdaily from Addis Ababa to Mumbai, 12xweekly to Delhi and 4xweekly to Bengaluru.
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 daily (5xweekly Dec 1 thru Jan 31 '20) from Paro to Bangkok via Kolkata, 5xweekly (3xweekly Dec 1 thru Jan 31 '20) from Paro to Delhi and 2xweekly from Paro to Bangkok via Gaya (seasonal, Dec 1 thru Feb 28 '20). The airlines also flies 2xweekly from Paro to Mumbai temporarily from Oct 27 till Nov 30. The outbound flight from Paro has a technical stop at Kolkata.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines Biman Bangladesh Airlines flies 12xweekly from Dhaka and 2xweekly from Chattogram to Kolkata and 5xweekly from Dhaka to Delhi.
Buddha Air Buddha Air operates a twice weekly air service from Kathmandu to Varanasi using ATR 42 aircraft.
Druk Air Drukair (Royal Bhutan Airlines), Bhutan's national airline, flies from Paro to Guwahati, Delhi (daily), Kolkata (5xweekly), 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), 2xweekly from Hanimaadhoo to Thiruvananthapuram and 3xweekly from Malé via Hanimaadhoo to Kochi.
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 ATR-72 service from Dhaka to Kolkata.
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 flies daily from Dhaka to Kolkata, 3xweekly from Chattogram to Kolkata and 3xweekly 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, 5xweekly to Chennai, 4xweekly to Gaya (seasonal service till Mar 29), 4xweekly to Jaipur, daily to Kochi, daily to Kolkata and 4xweekly to Tiruchirappalli.
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 (replaced by Tokyo Haneda wef Mar 29 '20) and Mumbai. ANA commenced new 3xweekly air service from Tokyo Narita to Chennai in Oct '19.
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 5xweekly 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 daily 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), Tiruchirappalli (18xweekly) and Varanasi (3xweekly).
Nok Air Nok Air, a Thailand based LCC operates a 2xweekly service from its base at Don Mueang airport, Bangkok to Guwahati using Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
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, Thiruvananthapuram (5xweekly), 2xdaily to Tiruchirappalli, 5xweekly to Coimbatore and 5xweekly to Visakhapatnam. The service Chennai will be replaced by Silk Air/Singapore Airlines in May '20.
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 (2-4xweekly), Kochi (14xweekly), Hyderabad (10xweekly). 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 (19xweekly wef Jul 1 '20) to Mumbai.
Thai Airways Thai Airways flies from Bangkok to Bengaluru (daily), Kolkata (daily), Chennai (daily), Delhi (22xweekly), 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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