JE TAIRWAYS TO LAUNCH MANCHESTER MUMBAI ROU TE
JET AIRWAYS HAS announced plans for a new route between Manchester and Mumbai, the rst non-stop service between the two cities.
e four times weekly route will launch on November 5 and will operate on Monday, ursday, Saturday and Sunday, departing Manchester Terminal 2 at 0935 and arriving into Mumbai’s Terminal 2 at 0040 the following day. e return leg will leave the Indian city at 0230 and land back into the UK at 0755.
Flights will be served by an A330-200 aircraft con gured for 254 seats including 18 in Premiere business class.
Last year, Jet Airways increased its London Heathrow-Mumbai service to three times daily, and the carrier also o ers a daily frequency between Heathrow and Delhi.
e airline said the new route would o er connectivity via Mumbai to and from around 40 domestic Indian destinations, as well international routes including Bangkok, Colombo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dhaka and Kathmandu.
Commenting on the news Vinay Dube, CEO of Jet Airways said: “We are extremely pleased to begin a new chapter in our decade-long relationship with the United Kingdom. e new service will bring Manchester into our global network, reinforcing our global footprint, as well as expanding the choice of connectivity to and from the United Kingdom for our guests with the four days a week, non-stop service. “With the new ight, Jet Airways will have over 8,000 seats on o er every week, making it increasingly convenient for both business and leisure travelers to travel between the UK and India. is will deepen both commerce and tourism ties between the two countries.” jetairways.com