Jet Airways, India’s second largest airline by market share, is set to start a direct service between Mumbai and Manchester from November 5, 2018, it said in a statement on Wednesday.
The flight will be operated on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 254 seat, the airline said.
“Jet Airways’ flight 9W 130 will depart from Mumbai at 0230 hours and arrive in Manchester’s Terminal 2 at 0755 hours (local time).
“The return flight, 9W 129 will depart from Manchester at 0930 hrs (local time) and arrive in Mumbai’s Terminal 2 at 0040 hours,” the release said.
Currently, Jet Airways operates three daily non-stop Mumbai–London flights and a daily service between Delhi and London.
“The launch of five days a week flights to Manchester enhances Jet Airways’ cargo capacity to approximately 1,550 tonnes a week between India,” the release said. At present, Jet Airways operates a fleet of 123 aircraft.
The airline currently operates three daily non-stop Mumbai-London flights and a daily service between Delhi and London.