Air China increases Bangalore operations, Lufthansa increases Mumbai Munich

From the Summer 2011 time-table which commences this Sunday, Air China is increasing its frequency on the Shanghai-Chengdu-Bangalore flight from two to three times a week. The Wednesday, Saturday arrivals with Thursday, Sunday departures will be complemented by an additional frequency arriving in to Bangalore on Mondays and departing early morning Tuesdays. Aircraft type continues to be an Airbus A319-100.

Lufthansa continues is expansion in India with two more frequencies on the Mumbai Munich route, making it a daily service, and taking the total of the Lufthansa group to 77 frequencies per week.

Lufthansa :

Delhi-Frankfurt: daily : Boeing 747-400
Delhi-Munich : daily : Airbus A340-600
Mumbai-Frankfurt : daily : Boeing 747-400
Mumbai-Munich : daily : 1,3,4,6 : Airbus A330-300 : 2,5,7 : A340-300
Bangalore-Frankfurt : daily : Boeing 747-400
Chennai-Frankfurt : daily : Airbus A340-300
Kolkata-Frankfurt : 3 per week (2,4,7) : Airbus A330-300
Hyderbad-Frankfurt : 3 per week (2,4,7) : Airbus A340-300
Pune-Frankfurt : 4 per week (2,5,6,7) : Boeing 737-800 Lufthansa Business Jet
(operated by PrivatAir)

Swiss :
Delhi-Zurich : daily : Airbus A330-300
Mumbai-Zurich : daily : Airbus A330-300

Austrian Airlines :
Delhi-Vienna : 6 per week (X2) : Boeing 767-300ER (B767)
Mumbai-Vienna : 5 per week (X4,6) : 2,3 : Boeing 767-300ER (B767) and 1,5,7 : Boeing 767-300ER (B763)

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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