Air India has restructured the operation of its Australia-India flights to including non-stop direct services from Sydney and Melbourne
The new services, effective from 16 May, features four non-stop services a week between Delhi-Sydney-Delhi and three non-stop services a week between Delhi-Melbourne-Delhi. The triangular routing between Sydney-Melbourne-Sydney is no longer operational.
On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, flights will leave Sydney at 9:45 and arrive in Delhi at 17:50. In the return direction, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, the flight will leave Delhi at 13:15 and arrive in Sydney the next day at 6:10.
On Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, flights will leave Melbourne at 9:45 and arrive in Delhi at 17:30. In the return direction, on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, the flight will leave Delhi at 13:15 and arrive in Melbourne the next day at 6:00.
Air India continues to offer free onward connections at no extra cost between Delhi and any one of eleven Indian cities: Bangalore, Mumbai, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Coimbatore, Kochi, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Trivandrum and Vishakhapatnam.
Onward connections one-way from any one of the 28 cities listed below are charged a nominal fee of $25 for economy class.
Economy Class is charged at $50 per one way between Delhi and Ahmedabad or Amritsar and $80 one way between Delhi and any one of ten Indian cities: Agatti, Dehra Dun, Dharamsala, Allahabad, Pathankot, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Kulu, Ludhiana and Surat.
For further information, bookings/reservations, passengers can contact Air India city booking offices. Bookings can also be done round the clock through AI helpline 1800 247 463 and AI website www.airindia.in.