Air India is launching four new routes from London Gatwick and five additional frequencies from Heathrow from spring 2023.
From Heathrow, Air India will add five extra weekly frequencies, with Delhi increasing from 14 to 17 times a week and Mumbai from 12 to 14 times a week.
From Gatwick it is launching flights to Goa, Ahmedabad, Amritsar and Kochi (Cochin) starting from March 26.
The new Gatwick routes will operate three times a week on 787-8 aircraft, with 256 seats across business and economy classes.
Stewart Wingate, Chief Executive Officer, Gatwick Airport said: “The arrival of Air India and its four routes to London Gatwick is fantastic news for the airport and passengers across London and the south-east.
“India not only offers wonderful cities and beach destinations to explore but provides a wealth of opportunities for businesses and wider connectivity. These connections are also hugely important to our local and regional communities, with people looking to visit family and friends across India.”