One of India’s top tourist destinations is Goa, a former Portuguese colony on the Western Ghats mountain range. Wing into this “biodiversity hotspot” and discover its wildlife, beaches, and UNESCO World Heritage sites by taking these flights.
Land at Dabolim Airport, named after the Goan village where it was built. Direct flights from London and Birmingham are offered by Air India, India’s flag carrier. With PEA (Personal Entertainment Appliance), passengers can personalise their in-flight entertainment, which includes traditional Indian music and Bollywood blockbusters.
Another option is to book a flight to Delhi and from there, take a domestic carrier to Goa.
Reserve a seat with British Airways’ World Traveller Economy Class for stress-free air travel to Delhi. Ergonomic seats, blankets, cushions, and socks make it a comfortable ride. One can even get a spa treatment from Elemis skin and body care in this “Airline of the Year” at the 2006 World Airline Awards.
One can also fly to Delhi on Virgin Atlantic, James Bond’s favourite airline, as shown in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. Avail of the Gaming Pack to keep PSPs and iPods powered up throughout the journey on this “Airline of the Year” at the 2007 British Travel Awards.
On Emirates, Delhi flights are made fun with Information Communication Entertainment (ICE), providing over 600 channels of movies, television, and music. There are even docking ports for iPods. Find your own bedroom in the skies in a private suite with “lie-flat seating.”
From Delhi, get a Goa flight on IndiGo Airlines, a low-cost domestic airline linking 14 destinations within India. Simple and smooth – this is the IndiGo way, giving its customers a hassle-free experience, from booking to flying.
SpiceJet is another low-cost airline offering Goa flights. It was the best budget airline in South Asia and Central Asia in 2007 according to Skytrax.