Came across this yesterday while playing catchup at the http://www.centreforaviation.com (CAPA).
10-Dec-2018 4:40 PM
Finnair, ANA and Alitalia express interest in operating services to Chennai
Airports Authority of India reported All Nippon Airways (ANA), Alitalia and Finnair expressed interest in launching new international services at Chennai International Airport (TNN, 06-Dec-2018). ANA reportedly expressed interest in commencing Tokyo-Chennai service, while Alitalia is considering Rome-Chennai service.
I managed to track down the original source at the link below:
So, what do you all think of ANA wanting to enter the Chennai market?? I say it could happen relatively soon, but who knows. They already serve BOM and DEL.