Tag: Direct Flight
June 13 (TravelAndy): The first ever direct flight between Scotland and China has landed at Edinburgh Airport.
The four-weekly, year-round service with Hainan Airlines from Beijing Capital International Airport is Scotland’s first connection to the Far East.
It is a major boost for tourism in Scotland and increases business links with the Far East, both of which will benefit the Scottish economy. Continue reading Hainan Airlines operates first direct China-Scotland flight
June 9 (TravelAndy): Avianca started four weekly direct flights from Boston to the airline’s hub in Bogota, Colombia, offering travelers 960 seats per week.
This new service operates four times per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday on the Bogota – Boston route, and on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday on the Boston – Bogota route.
“With this new addition to our route network, Avianca becomes the first and only airline to directly join Boston with Bogota and vice versa, connecting travelers coming from the State of Massachusetts to the main capitals in Latin America,” said Hernan Rincon, president of Avianca. Continue reading Avianca starts Boston-Bogota direct flights
April 4 (TravelAndy): Budget airline AirAsia has announced to start a direct flight between Pontianak in Indonesia and Kuching in Malaysia from June 5, 2017.
This will mark the airline’s first direct flight route between Indonesia and Kuching.
At present, AirAsia flies only one flight from Pontianak to Malaysia — to the country’s capital Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading AirAsia to fly Pontianak-Kuching direct from June 5
December 18 (TravelAndy): Indonesia’s flagship carrier, Garuda Indonesia, has started the first direct flight between India and Indonesia.
The thrice-a-week flight operates between Mumbai and Jakarta with a stopover in Bangkok on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Garuda, a member of the Skyteam airline alliance, operates a Boeing 737 on this route. Continue reading First direct flight between India & Indonesia
November 17 (TravelAndy): Indian carrier, Jet airways has announced a limited period sale on its domestic network with tickets starting from INR1099.
Tickets under this offer can be booked till November 19, 2016, midnight, for a travel period commencing on and after December 1, 2016.
To avail this discount tickets must be purchased at least 15 days prior to the journey date, said the airline. Continue reading Jet Airways offers tickets from INR1099
October 25 (TravelAndy): Air India Express will start direct flights between Kozhikode in South India’s Kerala state and Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, from December 2.
The four-times-a-week flight will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The flight will depart from Kozhikode at 09.15 and reach Riyadh at 11.45. On its return journey, the flight will leave Riyadh at 13.15 and arrive in Kozhikode at 20.45, said the airline. Continue reading Air India Express Kozhikode-Riyadh from Dec 2
September 25 (TravelAndy): India’s low cost airline, SpiceJet is set to start a daily direct flight between New Delhi and Jodhpur in Rajasthan, from October 30.
The flight will depart from Delhi at 12.50 and reach Jodhpur at 14.05. On its return, the flight will leave Jodhpur at 14.25 and reach Delhi at 15.55, said the airline.
Jodhpur will become the third destination served by the airline in Rajasthan state. Continue reading SpiceJet to fly Delhi-Jodhpur from Oct 30
September 6 (TravelAndy): Vistara is offering discounts with one-way all-inclusive fares starting from INR949.
Booking under this offer is available from September 6 to September 10, for travel between September 12 to September 30, said the airline.
The lowest fare of INR949 is available on the Jammu-Srinagar route. Continue reading Vistara offers tickets from INR949
August 26 (TravelAndy): Indian budget carrier SpiceJet is offering discounts with one way all-inclusive tickets starting from INR877.
Booking under this scheme is open till August 27, midnight, for a travel period of August 25-September 30, 2016, said the airline.
This offer is applicable only on direct flights. Continue reading SpiceJet offers tickets from INR877
August 15 (TravelAndy): Belgium’s flagship carrier Brussels Airline has decided to connect India to Belgium, by launching direct flights between Brussels and Mumbai, India from March, 2017.
Five flights a week will operate between Mumbai and Brussels, said the airline.
“With this new route, we can offer our guests smooth connections between Mumbai and the rest of Europe via Brussels,” Lars Redeligx, Brussels Airlines chief commercial officer, said in a statement. Continue reading Brussels Airlines to connect India from March ‘17
April 28 (TravelAndy): Gulf Air has decided to start direct flight services between Bahrain’ capital city Manama and Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, from May 30, said reports.
The five-times-a week flight will depart from Manama either at 0100 or 2010 and reach Dhaka either at 0930 or 0440.
On its return, it will leave Dhaka either at 1030 or 0540 and land in Manama either at 1325 or 0835. Continue reading Gulf Air to start Manama-Dhaka flight
March 30 (TravelAndy): Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has decided to launch the daily direct flight between Denmark’s Copenhagen and Boston in the US.
SAS becomes the first airline to operate direct flights from Scandinavia to Boston.
It is scheduled to be a round-the-year service, with flights departing daily from Boston and Copenhagen. Continue reading SAS to fly Copenhagen-Boston direct