Mr Pankaj Srivastava, commercial director of Air India and Mr. Li Dianchun, commercial director of Hong Kong Airlines sign code-share agreement in Delhi. Photo courtesy the airlines.
Mr Pankaj Srivastava, commercial director of Air India and Mr. Li Dianchun, commercial director of Hong Kong Airlines sign code-share agreement in Delhi. Photo courtesy the airlines.

Air India and Hong Kong Airlines sign code-share agreement

National carrier Air India (AI) has signed a code-share arrangement with Hong Kong Airlines (HX) under which the latter will place its flight codes on Air India’s flights between New Delhi and Hong Kong and between Hong Kong and Osaka Kansai, Japan and Seoul Incheon, Korea. The code-share flight will be effective on June 10th for the flights between Delhi and Hong Kong, and July 4th for the onward flights to Osaka and Seoul.

Details and time-table of the code-share flights

Routes Flight No. Departure Arrival Days of Operations
New Delhi – Hong Kong HX 1310 / AI 310 2315 0650 (+1) 2, 4, 6, 7
HX 1314 / AI 314 2315 0650 (+1) 1, 3, 5
Hong Kong – New Delhi HX 1315 / AI 315 1805 2110 2, 4, 6
HX 1317 / AI 317 1805 2110 1, 3, 5, 7
Hong Kong – Osaka HX 1324 / AI 314 0805 1240 2, 4, 6
Osaka – Hong Kong HX 1325 / AI 315 1410 1650 2, 4, 6
Hong Kong – Seoul HX 1320 / AI 310 0805 1230 1, 3, 5, 7
Seoul – Hong Kong HX 1327 / AI 317 1415 1650 1, 3, 5, 7
Days of Ops: 1 = Monday, 2 = Tuesday, 3 = Wednesday, 4 = Thursday, 5 = Friday, 6 = Saturday, 7 = Sunday

The two airlines envisage extending the agreement further with Air India placing its flight numbers on the Kong Kong Airlines network.

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