Jet Airways to introduce third daily flight between Mumbai- London Heathrow
A Monitor Desk Report 25 May, 2017 | 2104 Views|-+
Mumbai: Indian Private Airline Jet Airways on Wednesday announced the introduction of its third daily non-stop flight to London Heathrow from Mumbai, with effect from October this year.
The new flight will boost Airline's passenger and cargo capacity between India and the United Kingdom by almost 33 per cent, the airline said in press release here.
The service enhances onward connectivity over London Heathrow to North America with partners Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic, it said.
The airline said it will now offer improved connection time and 13 destinations over London to North America including Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Salt Lake City and Washington (Virginia).
According to the airline, the air travel between India and the UK has shown a steady annual growth of nearly 10 per cent over the last few years.
The service, to be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, will also expand cargo capacity and promote greater access, right from India, SAARC and ASEAN region to London Heathrow facilitating carriage of commodities, it added.