Air India has announced non-stop flight services between Delhi and Stockholm, starting from August 15, 2017. The services will be operated thrice a week — Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays – with each flight roughly having eight-hour duration.
Making the announcement, Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & Managing Director of Air India said, “As part of Air India’s international route network expansion plans, we are happy to announce the Delhi-Stockholm direct flight from August 15, 2017. The flight will be operated thrice a week on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.”
Incoming traffic from India to Sweden has grown over the years. In 2016, Sweden had 175,088 bednights (commercial overnight stays) from India as per the statistics from Tillväxtverket (the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth) which was 128% up from the bednights registered in 2011.