Monday, October 05, 2020

SpiceJet to start flights from Delhi, Mumbai to London Heathrow on December 4

New Delhi: SpiceJet will connect Delhi and Mumbai with London Heathrow from this December 2020, making it the first Indian budget airline to fly to the UK under the current air bubble arrangement. On August 28, 2020, Vistara had started flights on Delhi-London route. Air India flies to many destinations in the UK from multiple Indian cities.

SpiceJet says its London flights will start on December 4, 2020, using a wet-leased Airbus A330-900 Neo aircraft and will have an all-inclusive introductory return promotional fare from India starting at Rs 53,555. The budget airline will operate thrice-weekly to London — twice from Delhi and once-a-week from Mumbai. The 371-seater A330-900 Neo SpiceJet will use has 353 economy and 18 business class seats.

SpiceJet chaiman and managing director Ajay Singh said: “I am extremely pleased to share that SpiceJet will launch flights to London Heathrow Airport beginning December this year…. SpiceJet will be the first Indian low-cost airline to operate non-stop long-haul flights to the UK. London is one of the busiest long-haul destinations from India and our convenient flight timings should suit the convenience of our passengers perfectly…. We hope our passengers, both business and leisure, make the most of this opportunity of creating fond memories forever with us.”

“The airline is offering all-inclusive introductory return promotional fare starting at Rs 53,555 on both Delhi-London-Delhi and Mumbai-London-Mumbai routes. The one way starting fare will be Rs 25,555 (GBP 270) on Delhi/Mumbai–London routes and Rs 29,555 on London-Delhi/Mumbai routes,” the airline said.

05/10/20 Saurabh Sinha/Times of India

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