Virgin Atlantic, which announced the launch of services to Mumbai and Delhi from Manchester in October this year from 19th December and to Delhi on 5th January, announced of cancelling these services.
“We are continuously reviewing our flying programme and in response to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 we have made the difficult decision to withdraw our Manchester to Delhi and Mumbai services which were due to launch in January.
“We remain committed to our Manchester home and have recently resumed operations to Barbados, with further routes to the Caribbean and US commencing in the coming weeks,” the airlines said in a release.
The announcement by Virgin comes two days after the start of services between Manchester and the Pakistani capital Islamabad.
The British airline continues to serve Delhi and Mumbai from London Heathrow Airport.