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Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air - Airport code: MAA

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Non-stop flights to Chennai (MAA)

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Last updated on: 11-27-2020

Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air is a large airport in India. It is an international airport. In total there are 66 airports around the world that have direct flights to Chennai, spread around 63 cities in 20 countries. Currently, there are 40 domestic flights to Chennai.

Chennai is mainly known for family fun and sightseeing & culture.

This month, there are 3,598 flights arriving at Chennai Airport, which are 120 flights per day or 5 flights per hour. On an average day, there is at least 1 flight arriving every 12 minutes.

The most frequently departed flights to Chennai are routes from New Delhi (DEL) in India and Hyderabad (HYD), also in India. These two routes together are operated 691 times this month, and make up for 19% of all monthly arrivals at Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air.

The longest flight to Chennai MAA is departing from London Heathrow (LHR). This non-stop flight takes around 11 hours and 15 minutes and covers a distance of 5,117 miles (8,235 km).

List of all direct flights to Chennai

Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Chennai, ordered by popularity.

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Currently, there are 38 airlines that fly to Chennai. Most flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines, as they connect 45 airports to MAA. That’s around 2 times as much as Spicejet, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Chennai. Below you can find a list of airlines that operate most MAA flights:

Business class flights to Chennai

There are 25 airports that have flights to Chennai in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to MAA are listed below:

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First class flights to Chennai

If you are looking for a luxurious flight, there's a total of 2 airports to choose from that have flights to MAA in First Class.

Intercontinental flights to Chennai

These are all non-stop intercontinental flights to Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air (MAA), as of November 2020:

* Please note that there are no direct services from the United States, Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, China, Central Asia or Oceania.

Non-stop flights from Europe to Chennai

Air FranceAir France (SkyTeam): seasonal flights from Paris (CDG).

British AirwaysBritish Airways (Oneworld): year-round flights from London Heathrow (LHR).

LufthansaLufthansa (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Frankfurt (FRA).

Non-stop flights from Africa to Chennai

Air AustralAir Austral: seasonal flights from Saint-Denis (RUN).

Air MauritiusAir Mauritius: seasonal flights from Mauritius (MRU).

Ethiopian AirlinesEthiopian Airlines (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Addis Ababa (ADD).

Non-stop flights from the Middle-East / Western Asia to Chennai

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Bahrain Island (BAH), Muscat (MCT), Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Dubai (DXB).

Gulf AirGulf Air: year-round flights from Bahrain Island (BAH).

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines: year-round flights from Muscat (MCT), Dubai (DXB), Dubai (Sharjah) (SHJ), seasonal flights from Kuwait City (KWI) and year-round flights from Doha (DOH).

Oman AirOman Air: year-round flights from Muscat (MCT).

SalamAirSalamAir: year-round flights from Muscat (MCT).

Air-India ExpressAir-India Express: year-round flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH) and seasonal flights from Dubai (DXB).

EmiratesEmirates: year-round flights from Dubai (DXB).

Etihad AirwaysEtihad Airways: year-round flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH).

FlydubaiFlydubai: year-round flights from Dubai (DXB).

Go AirGo Air: seasonal flights from Riyadh (RUH).

Saudi ArabianSaudi Arabian (SkyTeam): year-round flights from Jeddah (JED) and Riyadh (RUH).

Jazeera AirwaysJazeera Airways: year-round flights from Kuwait City (KWI).

Kuwait AirwaysKuwait Airways: year-round flights from Kuwait City (KWI).

Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways (Oneworld): year-round flights from Doha (DOH).

Non-stop flights from India / South Asia to Chennai

Air India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet have a significant network of flights from India or Southern Asia to Chennai.

Timbis AirTimbis Air: seasonal flights from Mysore (MYQ).

Air MauritiusAir Mauritius: seasonal flights from Bengaluru (BLR).

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Goa (GOI), Hyderabad (HYD), Kolkata (CCU), Madurai (IXM), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL), Port Blair (IXZ), Thiruvananthapuram (TRV), Tiruchirappalli (TRZ) and Colombo (CMB).

Air-India ExpressAir-India Express: seasonal flights from Madurai (IXM), Mangalore (IXE) and year-round flights from Thiruvananthapuram (TRV).

AirAsia IndiaAirAsia India: seasonal flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), year-round flights from Bengaluru (BLR), seasonal flights from Goa (GOI), year-round flights from Hyderabad (HYD), Kochi (COK), Kolkata (CCU), seasonal flights from Mumbai (BOM), year-round flights from New Delhi (DEL) and seasonal flights from Visakhapatnam (VTZ).

Alliance AirAlliance Air: year-round flights from Coimbatore (CJB), Madurai (IXM) and Tiruchirappalli (TRZ).

Go AirGo Air: year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Bengaluru (BLR), Bhubaneswar (BBI), Hyderabad (HYD), Kolkata (CCU), Mumbai (BOM), Patna (PAT), Port Blair (IXZ) and Pune (PNQ).

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines: year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Bagdogra (IXB), Bengaluru (BLR), Bhubaneswar (BBI), Chandigarh (IXC), Coimbatore (CJB), Goa (GOI), Guwahati (GAU), Hubli / Dharwad (HBX), Hyderabad (HYD), seasonal flights from Indore (IDR), year-round flights from Jaipur (JAI), Jodhpur (JDH), Kannur (CNN), Kochi (COK), Kolkata (CCU), Kozhikode (CCJ), Lucknow (LKO), Madurai (IXM), Mangalore (IXE), Mumbai (BOM), seasonal flights from Nagpur (NAG), year-round flights from New Delhi (DEL), Patna (PAT), Port Blair (IXZ), Pune (PNQ), seasonal flights from Raipur (RPR), Rajahmundry (RJA), Shirdi (SAG), Surat (STV), year-round flights from Thiruvananthapuram (TRV), Thoothukudi (TCR), Tiruchirappalli (TRZ), Varanasi (VNS), Vijayawada (VGA), Visakhapatnam (VTZ), seasonal flights from Colombo (CMB) and year-round flights from Dhaka (DAC).

SpicejetSpicejet: year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Bagdogra (IXB), Bengaluru (BLR), Coimbatore (CJB), Durgapur (RDP), Goa (GOI), Guwahati (GAU), Hyderabad (HYD), Kochi (COK), Kolkata (CCU), Madurai (IXM), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL), Patna (PAT), Port Blair (IXZ), Pune (PNQ), seasonal flights from Shirdi (SAG), year-round flights from Varanasi (VNS), Colombo (CMB) and Dhaka (DAC).

VistaraVistara: seasonal flights from Mumbai (BOM), year-round flights from New Delhi (DEL) and seasonal flights from Port Blair (IXZ).

SriLankan AirlinesSriLankan Airlines (Oneworld): seasonal flights from Colombo (CMB).

US-Bangla AirlinesUS-Bangla Airlines: seasonal flights from Chittagong (CGP) and Dhaka (DAC).

MaldivianMaldivian: year-round flights from Malé (MLE).

Non-stop flights from Japan to Chennai

ANAANA is currently the only airline flying non-stop from Japan to Chennai. They fly seasonal from Tokyo (NRT).

Non-stop flights from East Asia to Chennai

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Seoul (ICN).

Asiana AirlinesAsiana Airlines (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Seoul (ICN).

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific (Oneworld): seasonal flights from Hong Kong (HKG).

Non-stop flights from South-East Asia to Chennai

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Singapore (SIN).

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines: seasonal flights from Singapore (SIN) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

SilkAirSilkAir: seasonal flights from Singapore (SIN).

Singapore AirlinesSingapore Airlines (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Singapore (SIN).

AirAsiaAirAsia: seasonal flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Batik AirBatik Air: seasonal flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Malaysia AirlinesMalaysia Airlines (Oneworld): year-round flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Thai AirAsiaThai AirAsia: year-round flights from Bangkok (Don Muang) (DMK).

Thai AirwaysThai Airways (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Bangkok (BKK).

International flights to Chennai

Bahrain
Flights from Bahrain to Chennai

Bahrain Island is the only city in Bahrain with direct flights to Chennai. From Bahrain Island, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or Gulf Air.

Bangladesh
Flights from Bangladesh to Chennai

There are 2 airports in Bangladesh that have non-stop flights to Chennai.

From Chittagong, direct flights are offered by US-Bangla Airlines. This is a seasonal route that starts in November and ends in January.
From Dhaka, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and US-Bangla Airlines.

Ethiopia
Flights from Ethiopia to Chennai

In Ethiopia, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Addis Ababa. From Addis Ababa, direct flights are offered by Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance).

France
Flights from France to Chennai

If you are looking for a direct flight from France to Chennai, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Paris, direct flights are offered by Air France (SkyTeam). This route is not operational yet but will start in January.
From Saint-Denis, the only airline with direct flights is Air Austral. This route is not operational yet but will start in December.

Germany
Flights from Germany to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Germany that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Frankfurt. From Frankfurt, direct flights are offered by Lufthansa (Star Alliance).

Hong Kong
Flights from Hong Kong to Chennai

In Hong Kong, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Hong Kong. From Hong Kong, direct flights are offered by Cathay Pacific (Oneworld). This route is recently announced though, and not operational yet. It will start in November 2020.

Japan
Flights from Japan to Chennai

Tokyo is the only city in Japan with direct flights to Chennai. From Tokyo, direct flights are offered by ANA (Star Alliance). This route is not operational yet but will start in February.

Kuwait
Flights from Kuwait to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Kuwait that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Kuwait City. From Kuwait City, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines, Jazeera Airways and Kuwait Airways.

Malaysia
Flights from Malaysia to Chennai

Kuala Lumpur is the only city in Malaysia with direct flights to Chennai. From Kuala Lumpur, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are AirAsia, Batik Air, IndiGo Airlines and Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).

Maldives
Flights from Maldives to Chennai

In Maldives, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Malé. From Malé, direct flights are offered by Maldivian.

Mauritius
Flights from Mauritius to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Mauritius that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Mauritius. From Mauritius, direct flights are offered by Air Mauritius. This is a seasonal route that starts in December and ends in March.

Oman
Flights from Oman to Chennai

In Oman, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Muscat. From Muscat, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines, Oman Air and SalamAir.

Qatar
Flights from Qatar to Chennai

Doha is the only city in Qatar with direct flights to Chennai. From Doha, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Qatar Airways (Oneworld).

Saudi Arabia
Flights from Saudi Arabia to Chennai

In Saudi Arabia, there are 2 airports that have direct flights to Chennai.

From Jeddah, direct flights are offered by Saudi Arabian (SkyTeam).
From Riyadh, you can fly non-stop with Go Air or Saudi Arabian (SkyTeam).

Singapore
Flights from Singapore to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Singapore that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Singapore. From Singapore, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines (Star Alliance).

South Korea
Flights from South Korea to Chennai

Seoul is the only city in South Korea with direct flights to Chennai. From Seoul, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or Asiana Airlines (Star Alliance).

Sri Lanka
Flights from Sri Lanka to Chennai

In Sri Lanka, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Colombo. From Colombo, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and SriLankan Airlines (Oneworld).

Thailand
Flights from Thailand to Chennai

If you are looking for a direct flight from Thailand to Chennai, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Bangkok, direct flights are offered by Thai Airways (Star Alliance). This route is not operational yet but will start in January.
From Bangkok (Don Muang), the only airline with direct flights is Thai AirAsia.

United Arab Emirates
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Chennai

There are 3 airports in United Arab Emirates that have non-stop flights to Chennai.

From Abu Dhabi, direct flights are offered by Air India (Star Alliance), Air-India Express and Etihad Airways.
From Dubai, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Air-India Express, Emirates, Flydubai and IndiGo Airlines.
From Dubai (Sharjah), you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines.

United Kingdom
Flights from United Kingdom to Chennai

There is 1 airport in United Kingdom that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is London Heathrow. From London Heathrow, direct flights are offered by British Airways (Oneworld).

Domestic flights to Chennai

India
Flights from India to Chennai

There are lots of domestic flights to Chennai (MAA). 40 airports in India have direct flights to the airport.

From Ahmedabad, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Bagdogra, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Bengaluru, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air Mauritius, AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Bhubaneswar, you can fly non-stop with Go Air or IndiGo Airlines.
From Chandigarh, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines.
From Coimbatore, direct flights are offered by Alliance Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Cuddapah, direct flights are offered by Timbis Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in November and ends in March.
From Durgapur, the only airline with direct flights is Spicejet.
From Goa, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Guwahati, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Hubli / Dharwad, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines.
From Hyderabad, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Indore, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kannur, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Kochi, direct flights are offered by AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Kolkata, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Kozhikode and Lucknow, you can fly with IndiGo Airlines.
From Madurai, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Air-India Express, Alliance Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Mangalore, you can fly non-stop with Air-India Express or IndiGo Airlines.
From Mumbai, airlines that operate direct flights are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Mysore, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with Timbis Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in November and ends in March.
From Nagpur, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in December.
From New Delhi, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Patna, direct flights are offered by Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Port Blair, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Go Air, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Pune, direct flights are offered by Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Raipur and Rajahmundry, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Salem District, the only airline with direct flights is Timbis Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in November and ends in March.
From Shirdi, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet. This route is not operational yet but will start in December.
From Surat, the only airline with direct flights is IndiGo Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in December.
From Thiruvananthapuram, direct flights are offered by Air India (Star Alliance), Air-India Express and IndiGo Airlines.
From Thoothukudi, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines.
From Tiruchirappalli, direct flights are offered by Air India (Star Alliance), Alliance Air and IndiGo Airlines.
From Varanasi, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Vijayawada, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines.
From Visakhapatnam, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia India or IndiGo Airlines.

Alternative airports near Chennai

Flying to an alternative airport near Chennai could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. In total there are two alternative airports to Chennai (MAA) within a range of 125 miles (200 km), which are Tirupati (TIR) and Pondicherry (PNY).

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Chennai?

There is 1 airport in Chennai: Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air (MAA).

What is the best airport to fly into Chennai?

The most convenient airport to fly into Chennai is Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air (MAA).

How many airlines fly to Chennai?

There are 38 airlines flying to Chennai from 66 airports around the world, as of November 2020.

Which airlines fly to Chennai?

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Air India operate most flights to Chennai. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.

Which alliances are flying to Chennai?

Star Alliance, SkyTeam and Oneworld are all flying to Chennai.

How many nonstop flights are there to Chennai?

There are roughly 3,598 flights arriving at Chennai every month (or 840 flights each week), from a total of 66 airports worldwide.

What is the official name of Chennai Airport?

The official name of Chennai Airport is Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air.

What is the airport code of Chennai Airport?

The airport code of Chennai Airport is MAA.

What are the most popular flights to Chennai?

New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai are the 3 most popular routes to Chennai. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Chennai, please use our flight map.

How long is the flight to Chennai?

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