Emirates launches more flights to India

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{image-emirates airlines_12062008.jpg www.oneindia.com}Dubai, Jun 12: Emirates Airlines has announced additional flights to New Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad raising the number of flights to 132 per week, the highest ever frequency for an international carrier in the Indian skies.

In time to support the holiday season, the new frequencies will be introduced between July and October 2008, Emirates said in a release. Closely following its recent announcement to introduce a second daily operation to New Delhi, Emirates will introduce four additional weekly frequencies to the capital city, one each on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, starting July 2. India's IT hub Bangalore will be served with seven additional weekly frequencies, two of which will be introduced in July and the remaining five in October.

Emirates will also progressively increase its Hyderabad service to 18 flights a week by October 1. The additional flights have been timed to provide the city' s business and leisure travellers with quick connections to onward points in Europe and North America.

UNI

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