Qantas Launches Commercial Flights Between Australia And India After Almost A Decade


Qantas Airways, the flag carrier and largest airline of Australia on Monday launched commercial flight services to India after nearly ten years. The first flight departed from Sydney Airport and landed in Delhi after making a stop in Adelaide.

It is worth mentioning here that Qantas has started operating three return flights weekly from Sydney to Delhi, the number is expected to increase in January 2022.

Flight from Sydney to Delhi has operated via Adelaide, while the flights from Delhi to Sydney would operate nonstop.

“Today marks Qantas’ first commercial Australia to India flight in almost a decade! The national airline is operating three return flights weekly from Sydney to Delhi, which will increase in January 2022.” Said Sydney Airport in a tweet.


Qantas To Launch Flights Between Melbourne And Delhi

Apart from the Sydney-Delhi-Sydney route, Qantas has also planning to start the brand-new international route from Melbourne to Delhi starting from 22 December 2021, connecting Victoria to the Indian capital on a Qantas-operated flight for the first time in the airline’s history.

The new Melbourne-Delhi flight will operate four times a week, year-round. Same-day connections will also be available from Brisbane, Sydney, and Canberra.

Flights from Melbourne to Delhi will initially operate via Adelaide, while flights from Delhi to Melbourne will operate nonstop.

Flight No.DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. Time
QF70Delhi 19:55Melbourne 13:35

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Manish Khandelwal
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