Virgin Atlantic Commences Daily Services From London Heathrow To Bengaluru

  • Virgin Atlantic new day-to-day immediate expert services from London Heathrow to Bengaluru touched down on 1st April 2024. Airline will launch 2nd daily immediate service from London Heathrow to Mumbai from October 2024

  • Codeshare with IndiGo presents 36 onward connections from vital hubs.

Virgin Atlantic alerts its continued commitment to India as its new day by day company to Bengaluru touched down on 1st April 2024 and the airline also announced a 2nd day-to-day flight to Mumbai using to the skies in Oct 2024.

The new flight to Mumbai will be the airline’s fifth day by day company to India and from 2025, Virgin Atlantic is said to offer you over 1 million seats to the region, a 350% capacity development given that 2019, cementing India’s posture as a crucial strategic sector for the airline and marking its premier spot of development exterior the United States. With 5 day-to-day companies, Virgin Atlantic Cargo will also provide above 40 million kg of space to and from India, a 336% boost in capacity vs . 2019.

To celebrate the new services, Virgin Atlantic CEO, Shai Weiss touched down in Bengaluru assembly with companions and consumers. Shai joined British Deputy Substantial Commissioner, Chandru Iyer, in autorickshaws as they frequented some of the iconic internet sites in the town.

The new expert services will operate on the airline’s 787-9 Dreamliner presenting prospects the selection of Higher Course, Quality, and Economy Delight, Vintage and Gentle as properly as the airline’s signature Upper Class social room.  It will also provide seamless connectivity and a premium extended-haul working experience for individuals clients connecting by means of London Heathrow to and from places in the course of North The us which includes Seattle, San Francisco, and New York JFK, with Virgin Atlantic and transatlantic joint venture lover, Delta Air Traces.

In addition to supplying direct products and services to Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru, Virgin Atlantic has a strategic partnership with IndiGo. Clients can reserve 1 ticket which enables them to link seamlessly from other places in India these types of as Ahmedabad, Goa and Hyderabad on to London Heathrow. In whole the partnership features 36 further destinations and has so much connected about 80,000 buyers because the start in September 2022. 

Shai Weiss, CEO, Virgin Atlantic commented, “I am thrilled to be here in Bengaluru, celebrating not one particular but two new Virgin Atlantic services. There is a massive possibility for us in India, it has a dynamic, quick-growing economic system and we’re anticipating enormous growth in demand for global vacation from the location. Next 12 months marks 25 several years of operations and with our new every day company to Bengaluru and next daily services to Mumbai, it will be the initially time that we’ll give far more than a single million seats from London Heathrow.”

Chandru Iyer, British Deputy Significant Commissioner to Karnataka & Kerala and HM Deputy Trade Commissioner – South Asia (Investment decision) commented, “I couldn&#8217t be prouder to welcome one more great British manufacturer to the city of Bengaluru. Virgin Atlantic will carry on to be a crucial player in strengthening our living bridge between the Uk and India. With the growing amount of Indian small business travellers, visitors, and pupils to the United kingdom, the addition of Virgin Atlantic to the present air vacation options would be of incredible advantage to the complete southern area of India, and we at the British Deputy Large Fee Bengaluru warmly welcome Virgin Atlantic.”

Satyaki Raghunath, Chief Running Officer of Bangalore Worldwide Airport Ltd said, &#8220We are energized to welcome Virgin Atlantic&#8217s new every day support from London Heathrow to Bengaluru. This marks a major milestone for BLR Airport as we continue on to enrich our global connectivity. The introduction of these new flights opens up a globe of options for travel, trade, and cultural exchange. Furthermore, these flights offer increased travel choices for passengers from South and Central India connecting to vital locations all over the world.&#8221