Monday, October 31, 2016

Now fly non-stop to Paris, Beijing and Frankfurt from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Travelers from Mumbai can now fly non-stop to Paris, Beijing and Frankfurt as Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport announced the commencement of flight operations of international airlines – Lufthansa, Air France and Air China from Terminal 2 today. While Air France and Air China will be flying the Boeing 777-200 to Paris and Air Bus 330-300 to Beijing respectively, Lufthansa will be operating code ‘F’ Boeing 747-800 on the Mumbai Frankfurt route.
With the German flag carrier, Lufthansa airline’s announcement to operate the world’s biggest passenger aircraft, CSIA will become the only airport in India to handle four Code – F flights, the largest civilian aircraft, in a single day. Currently, the airport handles three Airbus 380 aircrafts operated by Etihad, Emirates and Singapore Airlines.
Lufthansa and Air France, operating daily flights from Mumbai, will together have the capacity of carrying more than 600 passengers on a single trip. Air China, on the other hand, with a capacity of close to 300 passengers, will operate a non-stop flight to Beijing on alternate days.
In addition to this, foreign air carriers Brussels Airlines and Air Canada have also announced plans to launch flight operations from CSIA early next year while RwandAir and Garuda Indonesia Airlines are exploring flight options to Mumbai.
30/10/16 India.com

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