7 New Direct Flights From India to Your Favorite Destinations

Explore the latest international flight routes from India, including direct connections from Bengaluru to Munich, Amritsar to Kuala Lumpur, Thiruvananthapuram to Kuala Lumpur, Ahmedabad to Kuala Lumpur, Delhi to Cairo, Goa to Abu Dhabi, and Kozhikode to UAE. These routes bring convenience, affordability, and exciting destinations closer to travellers.
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Booking flights can be a challenging endeavour for any traveller, particularly when no direct flights are available from your departure location. However, both Indian and international flight carriers have been working diligently to alleviate this challenge by launching an array of new international flight routes from major cities in India.

Some of these routes are groundbreaking, while others offer more convenient options on existing ones, featuring competitive fares and increased flight frequencies.

New International Flight Routes

As we approach the end of the year, between September and December, several exciting direct flights have been introduced, enhancing connectivity and convenience for travellers.

Here, we present the latest international flights to keep an eye on for this upcoming travel season.

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1. Bengaluru to Munich

Lufthansa’s Inaugural Connection

This November, Lufthansa is set to inaugurate the first direct flight from Bengaluru to Munich, marking a significant milestone in the world of international travel. Initially planned for launch in 2020 but delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this service will operate three times a week, departing at 2.50 a.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. With a flight duration of nearly 10 hours, travellers can secure a one-way ticket starting from just Rs 31,900.

Flight NoFlight routeDepartureArrivalOperation dateAircraft
LH 764Munich – Bengaluru12100110+1Wed, Fri, SunA350
LH 765Bengaluru – Munich03000815Mon, Thu, SatA350

2. Amritsar to Kuala Lumpur

Affordable Travel with AirAsia X

AirAsia X has reinstated its direct flights from Amritsar to Kuala Lumpur, offering a cost-effective alternative to Malindo Air. Travellers can now choose from four weekly flights on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. With one-way ticket prices starting at Rs 6,000, this route provides an attractive option for budget-conscious travellers.

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3. Thiruvananthapuram to Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines Opens New Horizons

Malaysia Airlines has introduced a new flight route, providing a more affordable option for travellers flying from Thiruvananthapuram to Kuala Lumpur. Commencing on 9 November, this direct route will operate twice a week, with flights departing on Mondays and Fridays. The journey takes just over four hours, and one-way ticket prices start at Rs 8,900.

Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV) – Effective 9 November 2023
KUL – TRVMH1169:30pm Thursday, Sunday
TRV – KULMH11712:01amFriday, Monday

4. Ahmedabad to Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines’ Debut

Starting from 1 December, Ahmedabad will offer its first direct flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, courtesy of Malaysia Airlines. Travellers can enjoy the convenience of four weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with flight times at 10.40 pm or 2.55 am, depending on the chosen day.

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The flight duration is approximately five and a half hours, with one-way ticket prices starting from Rs 18,900.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD) – Effective 1 December 2023
KUL-AMDMH10610:40 pmTuesday, Friday
AMD-KULMH10711:00 pmTuesday, Friday
KUL-AMDMH20802:55 amWednesday, Saturday
AMD-KULMH20702:55amThursday, Sunday

5. Delhi to Cairo

Egyptair Expands Its Reach

Egyptair, the national carrier of Egypt, has expanded its services by launching nonstop flights from Delhi to Cairo in August. While previously operating direct flights from Mumbai, the airline now includes departures from Delhi on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

The seven-hour flight departs at 5.40 pm on Sundays and Fridays, and at 1.50 am on Mondays and Saturdays, with one-way ticket prices starting from Rs 33,000.

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Furthermore, the airline introduces a new travel offering – a free 96-hour transit visa for travellers. This visa can be obtained upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, allowing visitors to explore Egypt’s attractions during their layover.

6. Goa to Abu Dhabi

IndiGo’s Convenient Connection

IndiGo has initiated tri-weekly direct flights from Goa to Abu Dhabi, offering travellers a quick and convenient option for their journey. Departing from Goa’s Manohar International Airport in Mopa on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 12.25 p.m., this three-hour and 20-minute flight is a seamless way to reach Abu Dhabi. One-way ticket prices start from just Rs 11,000.

Flight No.OriginDestinationFrequencyEffectiveDepartureArrival
6E 1505MopaAbu DhabiMon, Thu, SatSept 02, 20230:2502:15
6E 1506Abu DhabiMopaMon, Thu, SatSept 02, 20233:158:10

7. Kozhikode to UAE

SalamAir’s Exciting Announcement

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Oman’s low-cost airline, SalamAir, has unveiled new flights connecting Kozhikode in Kerala to Fujairah in the UAE. This route will become operational from 2 October 2023, offering two flights on the roster. Flights will depart from Kozhikode at 4.20 a.m. and from Fujairah at 7.50 p.m. and 10.20 p.m.

However, it’s important to note that these journeys may involve layovers at Muscat, resulting in flight durations ranging from seven to 16 hours. One-way ticket prices start at Rs12,500.

Final Words

With these new international flight routes, your travel options have expanded, providing you with greater flexibility and convenience when planning your next adventure. Whether you’re seeking affordable fares, direct connections, or exciting destinations, these routes offer something for every traveller.

Be sure to keep an eye on the latest airfare updates and seize the opportunity to explore new horizons this season. Safe travels!

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(Disclaimer: Airfares are subject to change. For the most up-to-date rates, please visit a flight-booking website.)


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Manish Khandelwal
Manish Khandelwal

Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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