Emirates, the Gulf airline, stated on Friday that it would resume its pre-pandemic service frequency across all of its Indian destinations on April 1 as India prepares to resume regular international flight services, which have been stopped for the last two years. Emirates was flying 170 weekly flights to nine cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata, when the pandemic reached the nation in March 2020 and grounded international air services.
According to the airline, all of these flights will resume on April 1st.
According to Emirates, these 170 weekly flights comprise 35 services from Mumbai to Delhi, 28 to Bangalore and 24 to Bengaluru, 21 each to Chennai and Hyderabad, 14 to Kochi, 11 to Kolkata, and nine to Ahmedabad.
According to a statement from the Indian government, global flights to and from the nation would be reinstated by the end of March in accordance with existing bilateral arrangements.
In March 2022, Emirates said it will resume flying its Airbus A380 between Dubai and Mumbai on a daily basis, as part of flight EK 500/501. (Mumbai-Dubai-Mumbai).
To keep up with its pre-Covid-19 schedule, Sri Lankan Airlines, Sri Lanka’s national airline, announced in a statement that it plans to increase its frequency of flights to India from 88 weekly flights from March 27.
It travels to nine Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, and Kochi. It also flies to eight other towns in the country, including Trichy, Madurai, and Trichy.
After India’s skies are once again accessible to international travel, Sri Lankan Airlines said that passengers may book flights through Colombo from these Indian cities to any other web destination.
According to the airline’s statement, travelers from non-Indian destinations within its network may connect to any of the airline’s nine Indian cities through Colombo.