Britain has removed flight restrictions to and from Indian cities to boost export markets
The two countries agreed to scrap restrictions on flights to and from cities including Chennai and Kolkata.
The deal was struck as part of the Government's plans for a 'Global Britain', opening up new export markets and creating jobs and economic growth.
Aviation Minister Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon said: "India is one of our closest allies and key trading partners and this new agreement will only serve to strengthen this crucial relationship.
Britain sees India as an important post-Brexit trade partner
"We are unlocking new trade and tourism opportunities which will boost our economies, create new jobs and open up new business links.
"This is great news for both the UK and India and is yet another sign that we are open for business and ready to build and strengthen our trade links."
There are already 88 scheduled direct flights a week between Britain and India carrying 2.5million passengers a year.
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