Etihad Launches Flights To Bangalore

Etihad Airways has kickstarted 2011 with the launch of flights between Abu Dhabi and Bangalore, the third most populous city in India. Airport officials welcomed passengers and crew of the UAE national airline’s inaugural flight upon its arrival on Sunday morning to begin the scheduled 4 times weekly service, with frequencies increasing to daily flights from 27 March 2011. … Continue reading

Silkair Launches Bangalore Flights

Silkair, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched its new daily service between Singapore and Bangalore. The inaugural flight, MI 428, was operated by one of the airline’s Airbus A320 jets and departed Changi International Airport yesterday evening with passengers who were presented with special souvenirs to mark the occasion.   Flight MI 428 will take … Continue reading

Kingfisher Airlines To Join Oneworld

India’s Kingfisher Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding to become a full member of the Oneworld airline alliance. Subject to regulatory approval, the airline is expected to complete the procedures to become a part of Oneworld by 2011.   The addition of Kingfisher will link the airline’s extensive domestic network in India to Oneworld’s global network of … Continue reading

AirAsia Expands Network With New Indian Destinations

Malaysia’s AirAsia will expand its presence in India with the announcement of 6 new routes to 5 metro destinations. The airline will launch services from Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Delhi, as well as a Penang-Chennai flight this year. All flights will be operated with its Airbus A320 aircraft, with the exception of Mumbai and … Continue reading

AirAsia Expands Network With Launch Of New Routes

Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia is set to expand its route network with the introduction of new routes from its Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu hubs. The airline has launched flights between the Malaysian capital and the Indian cities of Kochi, Kolkata and Trivandrum, while Kota Kinabalu will be connected to Taipei early next year. … Continue reading