Air India launches non-stop 4 weekly flights on Delhi-Milan route
Air India has launched a four-times-a-week non-stop operation from Delhi to Milan. The commencement of this flight along with Air India’s imminent operations from Delhi to Vienna and to Copenhagen will strengthen the airline’s footprint significantly in Europe.
Flight AI137 from Delhi to Milan is operating on Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays. It departs Delhi at 1420 hrs and lands at Milan at 1830 hrs (LT). The return flight AI138 will leave Milan at 2000 hrs on the same days to reach Delhi at 0800 hrs the next day.
Operated by the next-generation B787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 18 Business Class and 238 Economy Class seats, the service on the Delhi-Milan-Delhi sector fulfils the demand of millions of tourists, business and corporate travellers in both the countries. Tourists from India will have easy access by road to popular cities like Zurich, Rome, Florence, Vienna, Venice, Monte Carlo, Munich, Budapest, Geneva, Cannes and Copenhagen.
With the resumption of these flights, Air India will be serving 7 cities in Europe with 79 weekly non-stop flights – 48 to the United Kingdom and 31 to Continental Europe. This expansion comes as the airline continues to make progress in augmenting fleet with leased aircraft, and the return of existing aircraft to active service.
Commenting on this expansion, Nipun Aggarwal, Chief Commercial Officer, Air India, said, “With the launch of this flight to Milan, we will be spreading our wings to cover major destinations in Europe and fulfil a key element of our five-year transformation plan, Vihaan.AI, that is to strengthen India’s global network. The introduction of these flights is another step in that journey, in sync with our fleet expansion. We look forward to welcoming guests and sharing Air India’s warm Indian hospitality with them.”