Air India strengthens its India Europe Network, to start Delhi- Vienna-Delhi flight
National carrier Air India will connect Delhi to Vienna, the capital of Austria with a non-stop flight from April 6, 2016.This non-stop service will operate thrice a week on Wednesday,Friday and Sunday with a B787 aircraft. Air India with code share arrangements with Austrian Airlines will replace existing 5 weekly service to Vienna and will offer connecting to more than 25 European destinations. This service will provide connectivity to all corners of India and to International destinations like Bangkok, Kathmandu, Colombo and other destinations connected ex Delhi.
The Delhi-Vienna-Delhi flight will have a convenient departure at 1400hrs from Delhi and arrival at Vienna at 1845hrs. The return flight will have a night departure from Vienna at 2245hrs and arrive in Delhi at 0925hrs (+1). The state of the art B787 aircraft offers world class facilities to passengers, with 18 seats in Business Class and 238 seats in Economy Class.
Currently on the Europe Network, Air India presently connects 7 European destinations in 5 countries which include UK-London & Birmingham; Germany-Frankfurt; France-Paris; Italy- Rome & Milan and Russia- Moscow.
About Air India:
Air India occupies a special place in the global and Indian aviation scenario. It pioneered the aviation in India and its history is synonymous with the history of civil aviation in India. Air India is not a mere airline that transports passengers, baggage and cargo. It is a multi-faceted organization. The aviation infrastructure it has created over the years is a testimony of its contribution. Apart from servicing of all its aircraft in-house with its own engineering facilities, Air India also undertakes ground handling services of many airlines in many cities in India. Air India has grown to become a mega international airline with a network of 35 destinations across the USA, Europe, Australia, Far-East and South-East Asia and the Gulf. The airline’s domestic network covers 53 destinations, including far-flung areas of the North-East, Ladakh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Air India, today, flies one of the youngest, state-of-the-art, fleet of aircraft comprising a mix of the wide-body Boeing B777s, B747s, its latest acquisition- the B787 Dreamliner and the narrow body Airbus A321s, A320s and A319 aircraft. For additional information visit airindia.in and/or follow us on Facebook/airindia and on Twitter – @airindiain.
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, AviancaBrasil, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries.