Air India to add more than 400 weekly flights over the next 6 months
The Tata group-owned airline announced Friday that as part of its winter schedule 2023, Air India will increase its domestic and international flight schedule by more than 400 weekly flights until March 2024.
With the arrival of new planes due over the next six months, Air India announced it would increase its domestic travel schedule by more than 200 flights per week.
The planes would run on multiple itineraries reaching important Indian cities such as Mumbai and Delhi, it claimed.
Over 80 more international flights per week have been added to the airline's schedule. The airline will also announce four additional overseas stops in the near future.
At the start of the Winter Schedule 2023, the airline has increased the frequency of eight foreign routes serving locations in Southeast Asia, the United States, and Europe by 25 flights per week (each way).
There has been an increase in the number of flights between Mumbai and Singapore (from 7 to 13 per week), Delhi and Bangkok (from 7 to 14 per week), Delhi and Dhaka (from 7 to 12 per week), Delhi and Newark (New Jersey) (from 3 to 4 per week), Delhi and San Francisco (from 10 to 11 per week), Delhi and Washington (DC) (from 3 to 4 per week), Delhi and Milan (from 4 to 5 per week), and Mumbai and Doha (from 7 to 9 per week).
Air India CEO and Managing Director Campbell Wilson commented on the news, saying, "While modernizing our fleet and introducing new products and services is a top priority in Air India's ongoing transformation journey, we are equally focused on densifying and expanding our route network to capture the rapidly growing demand in the market." Air India and our guests have a lot to look forward to in the coming months.
Meanwhile, service has begun between Bengaluru and Singapore; Kochi and Doha; Kolkata and Bangkok; and Mumbai and Melbourne.
The airline plans to add approximately 30 widebody and narrowbody aircraft, including six A350s, four B777s, and twenty A320neos, to its fleet by March 2024.