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Air India Non-Stop Flight Between Mumbai and Melbourne from 15 December

Air India set to introduce the first-ever non-stop flights from Mumbai to Melbourne

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Mumbai and Melbourne cities Connected by Air India non stop flights

Air India, one of India’s prominent global airlines, has exciting news for travelers. They are set to introduce the first-ever non-stop flights from Mumbai to Melbourne, Australia. Starting from 15 December 2023, Air India will operate this unique route, making it the sole non-stop operator between Mumbai and Australia.

Breaking Barriers: The First Mumbai Melbourne Non-Stop Flights

For the first time ever, passengers can enjoy a non-stop flight between the bustling city of Mumbai and the vibrant city of Melbourne by Air India. This route will provide a seamless travel experience, eliminating the need for layovers or multiple flights.

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Flight Schedule

  • Flight: AI310
  • Days of Operation: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
  • Mumbai Departure: 0050 Hrs
  • Melbourne Arrival: 1810 Hrs
  • Flight: AI311
  • Days of Operation: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
  • Melbourne Departure: 2000 Hrs
  • Mumbai Arrival: 0235 Hrs (+1)

Note: Departure and arrival times are displayed in local times. +1 denotes next day arrival.

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A Boon for the Indian Community in Australia

The new Mumbai-Melbourne services will open the doors to over 40,000 new seats annually into the Australian state of Victoria. This is particularly significant as the Indian community in Victoria exceeds 200,000, constituting a substantial 40% of the total Indian diaspora in Australia. These new services aim to cater to the growing demand for visits to family and friends, as well as to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers in the region.

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Exciting Two-Way Connectivity

Travellers from 17 major Indian cities can now take convenient, one-stop connections to and from Melbourne via Delhi or Mumbai. This development further enhances two-way connectivity between London Heathrow and Melbourne, creating more accessible travel routes for passengers.

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World-Class Flying Experience

Air India is committed to offering a world-class flying experience. The flights on the Mumbai-Melbourne route will be operated by Air India’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 18 flat beds in Business Class and 238 spacious seats in Economy.

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Affordable Promotional Fares

To make this journey even more enticing, Air India is offering promotional fares starting from INR 48,999 per person for an Economy return ticket. This fantastic offer provides an opportunity for travelers to experience the joy of non-stop travel at a reasonable cost.

Minister’s Perspective

Natalie Hutchins, Minister for Jobs and Industry, Victoria State Government, Australia, expressed her excitement, saying, “We’re very excited that the first direct flights from Mumbai to Australia will land in Melbourne. This new route will boost tourism, create local jobs, and open more pathways for Victorian businesses to reach one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.”

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About Air India

Founded by the legendary JRD Tata, Air India has been a pioneer in India’s aviation sector. Since its first flight on October 15, 1932, Air India has built an extensive domestic and international network, connecting cities around the world. After 69 years as a government-owned enterprise, Air India and Air India Express returned to the Tata group in January 2022.

If you’re planning to travel between Mumbai and Melbourne, the opportunity to do so non-stop is just around the corner. Keep an eye on Air India’s website or mobile app.

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