Virgin Atlantic has announced to resume air bubble flights to Delhi and Mumbai after the resumption of flights from London Heathrow to Hong Kong, New York JFK, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Barbados.
The airline plans to operate three weekly flights from Delhi to London Heathrow from September 2nd.
The Mumbai service will restart on September 17th and will operate four flights a week to London.
All customers eligible under the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs as per the Air Bubble scheme will be able to travel onboard Virgin Atlantic’s direct services to London Heathrow and US.
Both destinations offer connections to New York JFK and are operated by the 787-9 Dreamliner.
Alex McEwan, Virgin Atlantic Commercial Manager India, commented: “This year we will be flying between the UK and India for 20 years and we are excited to resume our passenger service to this beautiful country. We know many of our customers will be delighted to reunite with friends and family, and we look forward to welcoming them on board and flying safely to the skies true Virgin Atlantic style.
He further added, “The health and well-being of our customers and our crew remain our top priority. Our teams have worked tirelessly to implement new measures and further develop our experience so that customers can feel safe booking and flying with us. This includes social distancing at the airport and on board wherever possible, careful cleaning of the aircraft and customized health packages for all customers that include medical face masks, hand sanitizer and surface wipes. “