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Jet Airways to connect Manchester with Mumbai starting winters

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Goyal-promoted has said it will connect with with a non-stop four days per week flight service, starting winters this year.

The proposed flight, which will be the city-based private carrier's fifth service to the UK, is expected to open up travel between and the north of England, starting from winters 2018, a release said today.

The new flight will be operated with a 254-seater wide body A330-200 aircraft, the said.

"The new service will bring into our global network, reinforcing our footprint as well as expanding the choice of connectivity to and from the for our guests with the four day per week, non-stop service," Jet Airways was quoted as saying in the release.

The new service will complement the carrier's existing thrice daily, between and London Heathrow, and a daily service between and London Heathrow, the release added.

will become the 21st overseas destination for and with the introduction of this new flight, the carrier's fifth non-stop service to and from the UK.

will also become the largest carrier between and the UK, according to the release.

The launch of this new service will provide seamless connectivity to several domestic destinations to and from India, the said, adding similarly, quick connections to beyond points on Jet Airways' international network such as Bangkok, Colombo, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Kathmandu, will now be available.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:35 IST
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