British Airways, the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom has resumed flights between Chennai and London, starting from today (02 Sep 2021) which had stopped in May last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
At present, the flights between India and the UK have been operating under the air bubble arrangement that the two countries have formed in mid-2020.
Today, the flight BA36 departed from Chennai at 0531 hours and will land in London at 1150 hours.
The direct service will enhance connectivity options for students who wish to travel overseas for further education.
British Airways Chennai-London Flight Schedule
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Dep. Time||Arr. Time||Frequency|
|BA36||Chennai||London||0531||1150||Mon, Thu and Sat|
|BA35||London||Chennai||1255||0330+1||Wed, Fri and Sun|
Recently the airline has increased the frequency of flights between India and London from 10 to 20 flights per week starting from August 16, 2021.
Currently, British Airways is operating 20 direct return flights connecting Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad to London Heathrow.
Moran Birger, British Airways’ Head of Sales for South Asia, Middle East, and Africa said:
“We can’t wait to welcome our customers on board our flights and are delighted to be able to reunite families and friends with their loved ones after such a long time apart.
“The safety of our customers and colleagues has always been at the heart of everything we do. We have also introduced a range of measures to provide stress and hassle-free travel.”
For a smooth journey, passengers can download Verifly App before departing to London. The app allows the customers to combine their travel verification documents and Covid-19 test results in one place and confirms their eligibility with a few steps.