Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that the company will greatly increase aviation capacity between Hong Kong and India.
Starting from March 31, 2008, the number of flights between Hong Kong and New Delhi will be increased to twice daily, and there will be ten flights a week between Hong Kong and Bombay. Currently, there are four flights per week on each of the two routes.
Cathay Pacific also plans to operate four flights per week to Chennai from May 1st, while its subsidiary Dragonair will start a daily flight from Hong Kong to Bangalore.
Last December, Hong Kong signed an agreement with India to double the number of flights from Hong Kong to New Delhi and Bombay.