UK-based airline Virgin Atlantic has decided to resume flights between London Heathrow and Mumbai, one month after its partner Jet Airways shut down operations for a temporary but indefinite period.
“Until recently, we’ve been able to serve this important market through our partnership with Jet Airways. However, since Jet Airways has sadly suspended its operation, we now have an opportunity to provide alternative options for our customers and meet this demand,” Juha Jarvinen, executive vice president, commercial, at Virgin Atlantic said.
The airline will operate the route using a Boeing 787-9 aircraft from October 27 after a gap of four years. The booking window for the flight will commence from May 28. The airline currently flies between London and Delhi. Read More