Virgin Atlantic has announced its resumption of flight service between India and the UK (London Heathrow). The airline has the plan to operate three flights a week from Delhi to London Heathrow from 2nd September. Mumbai service shall resume from 17th September and will operate four flights a week to London.
Both the destinations will provide connections to New York JFK and will operate on 787-9 Dreamliner.
All customers eligible under the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs as per the Air Bubble scheme will be able to travel on board Virgin Atlantic’s direct services to London Heathrow and the US.
Here is the schedule of Virgin Atlantic flights between India and the UK:
|Flight No.||Effective Date||Departure||Dep. Time||Arrival||Arr. Time||Frequency|
|VS 354||16-Sep-20||LHR||10:30||BOM||00:05 (+1)||Mon/Wed/Thu/Sat|
Alex McEwan, Commercial Manager India, Virgin Atlantic commented: “This year marks 20 years of flying between UK and India and we’re delighted to resume our passenger services to this beautiful country. We know many of our customers will be excited to reunite with friends and family and we are looking forward to welcoming them on board, taking to the skies safely in true Virgin Atlantic style.
The health and wellbeing of our customers and crew remain our number one priority and our teams have been working tirelessly to implement new measures and evolve our experience so customers can feel confident to book and fly with us. This includes social distancing at the airport and onboard wherever possible, meticulous cleaning of the aircraft and individual Health Packs for all customers, containing medical-grade face masks, hand sanitizer, and surface wipes.”