After Birmingham (UK), air passengers of the region will now be connected to Australia as Air India is starting flights from New Delhi to Melbourne and Sydney from Wednesday.
Passengers can board the connecting flight from the Amritsar airport, where various formalities will be completed.
Talking to HT, an Air India official said, "Flights to Melbourne will operate three days a week (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday). The other days are for Sydney-bound flights."
He said passengers boarding the flight from Amritsar would have to change the plane in New Delhi, where there would be a stay of about three hours.
Recently, Air India had started the Amritsar-Delhi-Birmingham flight.