May 2 (TravelAndy): Qatar Airways has announced that from May 7, 2017, the airline will operate its third daily non-stop flight from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali’s Denpasar.
The new flight will depart from Doha at 17.45 and reach Denpasar ar 08.10 the next day. On its return, the flight will leave Denpasar at 09.30 and reach Doha at 14.05.
“The start of triple daily non-stop services from Doha to Bali Denpasar offers passengers from our global network even greater access to this popular leisure destination with smooth international transfers and a variety of times to suit their own schedules,” said Akbar Al Baker, group chief executive, Qatar Airways. Continue reading Qatar Airways to fly third nonstop Doha-Bali flight
April 21 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier Air India will start direct flights between New Delhi and Washington DC from July 7, 2017.
March 23 (TravelAndy): Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, announced a new daily direct flight between Salalah, capital city of southern Oman’s Dhofar province and Calicut, Kerala, starting March 27, 2017.
The three-and-a-half hour flight will depart Salalah at 01.10 and arrive in Calicut at 06.20. The return flight will leave Calicut at 07.00 and arrive in Salalah at 09.15. (Also read: Oman Air to fly Muscat-Nairobi from March 27)
Additionally, the airline has increased frequency of the existing flights between Muscat and Calicut from one a day to twice daily since February. Continue reading Oman Air to fly Salalah-Calicut direct from March 27
November 19 (TravelAndy): Indian low cost carrier IndiGo is going to start a new daily direct flight between Chennai in India and Muscat in Oman, from December 15, 2016, said reports.
The all-in introductory price of one-way tickets is INR7999.
With the introduction of this route, the airline will operate 16 daily flights between India and Oman. Continue reading IndiGo to fly Chennai-Muscat direct from Dec 15
The thrice-a-week flights will operate between the two capitals on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, said the airline.
The flight will leave Delhi at 14.25 and arrive in Madrid at 20.20. On its return, it will depart from Madrid at 21.50 and reach Delhi at 11.10, the following day.
This route is set to become India’s first direct air connectivity to Spain.
September 28 (TravelAndy): India’s low cost carrier, GoAir is all set to start daily direct flights between Chennai and Kolkata, from October 12, 2016.
Direct flight on this route will depart daily, leaving Chennai at 11.00 and reaching Kolkata at 13.20. On its return, the flight will depart from Kolkata at 17.30 and arrive in Chennai at 19.45.
Tickets for the new flights are already on sale. Continue reading GoAir to fly Chennai-Kolkata from Oct 12
August 5 (TravelAndy): Hong Kong Airlines will operate direct flights to Yonago, in Tottori Prefecture of Japan, from Hong Kong, from September 14.
The twice-a-week flight will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing from Hon Kong at 12.05 and reaching Yonago at 16.10. The return flight will leave Yonago at 17.10 and reach Hong Kong at 19.55.
“Our Yonago route will open up more options to our passengers in West Honshu. We have great confidence in this route and we hope to bring travellers from around the world to this scenic and cultural Prefecture,” Li Dianchun, chief commercial officer, Hong Kong Airlines, said in an official statement.
Continue reading New Hong Kong-Yonago flight from Sep 14
July 31 (TravelAndy): Indian airline Vistara is set to start daily direct flights between Kolkata and Andaman’s Port Blair, from September 30.
Ticket booking for this new route is already available through the airline’ website and mobile apps.
With this flight the airline will connect 18 destinations across India. Continue reading Vistara to fly Kolkata-Port Blair from Sep 30
June 27 (TravelAndy): Singapore Airlines is all set to start daily nonstop operations from Singapore to San Francisco, from October 23, the airline said.
At present, Singapore Airlines operates twice-daily flights on the Singapore-San Francisco route. While one flies via Hong Kong, the other makes a stopover in Seoul, Incheon.
With the launch of the nonstop daily flight between Singapore and San Francisco, the Singapore-Seoul-San Francisco route will be re-routed as Singapore-Seoul-Los Angeles, beginning from October 23, 2016, confirmed the airline. Continue reading Singapore Airlines to fly direct to San Francisco
March 14 (TravelAndy): Jet Airways is all set to operate daily non-stop flight to Amsterdam from Delhi and Mumbai, from March 27.
The flight is scheduled to depart from Mumbai at 02.25 and arrive in Amsterdam at 08.15. On the return trip, the flight will leave Amsterdam at 11.20 and reach Mumbai at 23.55.
From Delhi airport, the flight will depart at 02.35 and reach Amsterdam at 08.00. The return flight will leave Amsterdam at 11.40 and land in Delhi at 23.20. Continue reading Jet Airways to fly Amsterdam from March 27