India Tourism News

Oman Air launches flights to Calicut, India

Oman Air launches flights to Calicut, India

28 March 2017 Airline News

Oman Air has launched its inaugural flight WY295 from Salalah to Calicut (Kozhikode). A cake-cutting ceremony took place at Salalah International Airport, under the aegis of Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, minister of state and governor of Dhofar.

Etihad Airways adds third flight to Bengaluru, India

Etihad Airways adds third flight to Bengaluru, India

4 February 2017 Airline News

Etihad Airways is launching a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Bengaluru route, effective from March 26th this year. The triple daily schedule will provide greater choice to local passengers travelling between the two cities, and improved connectivity to destinations across the GCC, North America and Europe via the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub.

India Tourism welcomes Gangadhar to London

India Tourism welcomes Gangadhar to London

India’s ministry of tourism has welcomed the appointment of C Gangadhar as assistant director at the India Tourism Office in London. Assistant director Gangadhar will accede to the role previously filled by R Sunani, who had established a strong working relationship with the UK and Ireland travel and tourism trade.

Breaking Travel News investigates: A smooth passage to India

Breaking Travel News investigates: A smooth passage to India

21 December 2016 Focus

Chris Dix, chief operating officer, Europe & Americas at VFS Global, here talks to Breaking Travel News about how new ways of applying for a visa are making travel between India and the UK more convenient than ever as the two countries establish ever closer ties.

New airlift connects Maldives to New Delhi, India

New airlift connects Maldives to New Delhi, India

11 November 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Travelling to Maldives from Delhi has become even easier. Mega Maldives Airlines has announced its non-stop flights to Male from New Delhi which will start from November 15th, 2016. The brand new Boeing 737 Aircraft, has two seating configuration of 150 Economy and 12 Business class seats.

Korean Air launches new Delhi services

Korean Air launches new Delhi services

26 October 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Korean Air is launching nonstop service between Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport and Incheon International Airport beginning December 2016. Delhi will be the second destination for Korean Air following Mumbai in India. The inaugural flight will take place on December 1st, with service aboard an Airbus A330-200 aircraft capable of seating 218.

India celebrates success of e-Tourist Visa scheme in UK

India celebrates success of e-Tourist Visa scheme in UK

Figures shared today by India Tourism Office London reveal that British travellers have embraced the India e-Tourist Visa since it launched a year ago, accounting for nearly a quarter of all e-visas issued worldwide. British travellers applied for some 197,788 out of the 881,817 e-Tourist Visas last year. Nearly 900,000 e-visas have been issued in the last year and, on the scheme’s first anniversary, the UK represents the strongest market globally.

India to partner with World Travel Market 2016

India to partner with World Travel Market 2016

World Travel Market London 2016 has announced India Tourism as its Premier Partner as it looks to promote the diverse tourism product the country offers. The Indian government has in the last 18 months invested more than $300 million on developing its tourism infrastructure around the country as it aims for more than 13 million visitors a year by 2020.

Low-cost carrier POP seeks to connect UK to India

Low-cost carrier POP seeks to connect UK to India

22 June 2016 Airline News Tourism News

POP, the new low-cost, long-haul airline in the making, plans to operate non-stop flights from the UK to Amritsar and Ahmedabad in India. Currently flights between the UK and India are predominantly between London Heathrow and just two main destinations, Mumbai and Delhi, and three supporting ones, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.