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Virgin Atlantic returning to Mumbai with a new direct flight from Oct 27

The grounding of Jet has given the airline a chance to relaunch its flight

BS Reporter 

Virgin Atlantic
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is returning to Mumbai after four years with a new direct flight from October 27. The UK carrier will operate daily service between London and Mumbai with a 258-seat Boeing 787 aircraft with a three class configuration. The airline currently operates a daily service to Delhi.

is majority owned by Delta Airlines. It flew to Mumbai between 2005 and 2009 and again from 2012-2015 before withdrawing from the route.

The grounding of Jet has given the airline a chance to relaunch its flight.

First Published: Wed, May 22 2019. 01:25 IST
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