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British Airways sees strong India demand, adds third flight from Mumbai

UK airline adding capacity for 'incredibly important market' in face of increased competition

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
British Airways is getting strong demand from India, its second-largest market after the US, said Moran Birger, the airline's head of sales for South Asia, Middle East and Africa.

"India is an incredibly important market for us. Last month, we launched a third daily service between London Heathrow and Mumbai. The flight is operated with Airbus A350 aircraft, which has a new business class product. We are seeing demand from the leisure segment. Business travel demand has recovered too," Birger said in Mumbai.

British Airways weekly operates 56 flights between London and India. Other than Mumbai, it flies to Bengaluru,

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First Published: Jan 26 2023 | 2:31 PM IST

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