Belavia announces inaugural Minsk-Delhi Flight

The Belarusian Airline launched a weekly service initially with plans for increased frequency in September

Rishika Bhardwaj

Belavia, the national carrier of Belarus, is set to launch its first regular flight on the Minsk-Delhi route. The airline aims to provide travelers with a convenient and direct connection between the two cities, the new connection will commence from August 11, 2023.

According to a statement by the airline, the weekly flight will depart from Minsk on Fridays and from Delhi on Saturdays. Starting September 20, an additional flight will be added, allowing travelers to fly on Wednesdays from Minsk and on Thursdays from Delhi.

The flight from Minsk to Delhi will take approximately 6 hours and 40 minutes, while the return flight from Delhi will take a total of 7 hours and 15 minutes.

Igor Cherginets, director general of Belavia Belarusian Airline, said, “We know that passengers have been looking forward to the opening of this flight. Our specialists have been working hard for a long time to fulfill the travelers’ wishes. I can firmly say that this is one of the most interesting destinations in the route network of the airline.”

Speaking of the new connection he added, “We have solved the problem of those, who have long dreamed to dive into the Indian flavor and experience the culture of another country but were not ready to set out on a long journey with layovers. Now, to travel to India all you have to do is buy one ticket, take a good mood, and get on the plane, and we will take you to new emotions. We also expect that the launch of flights between Minsk and Delhi will foster the development of cooperation between Belarus and India.”

Travelers planning to visit India from the Republic of Belarus should have a visa. The visa application process has been simplified with the option of obtaining an electronic visa online. The electronic visa is available for periods of 30 days, 1 year, or 5 years.

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