British Airways will fly 3rd Mumbai-London flight from March 2020
July 3, 2019: Come March 2020, British Airways will add an additional flight on its Mumbai-London Heathrow route, taking the total number of flights in a day on the route to three.
British Airways currently operates 49 flights a week from five cities in India, with a double daily from Mumbai and Delhi and a daily service from Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. In summer 2019, the airline added four additional flights to its existing schedule from Mumbai to London, increasing the weekly total from 14 to 18 flights a week.
The third flight from Mumbai-London will take British Airways’ weekly schedule from 49 to 56 flights from India to the UK. The daily flights will be operated by the 787-9 aircraft offering a four-cabin configuration including First, Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller.
Moran Birger, head of sales Asia Pacific and Middle East at British Airways said, “As the financial capital of the country, Mumbai is a vibrant city full of discerning international travellers who are always on the lookout for great travel experiences and better travel options. With these additional flights we will be offering a convenient choice of three flights a day from Mumbai to connect to our worldwide network of over 200 destinations. We are committed to providing our customers with more choice, convenient travel options and unparalleled service and we look forward to welcoming travellers on our new flights.”We look forward to welcoming them on this new flight to London.”
This month, British Airways will receive its first of 18 A350-1000s, complete with the new Club Suite, which will begin flying to Bangalore by early 2020. The airline is celebrating its centenary this year.