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Air India to connect Bengaluru with London from Nov 17

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

State-owned Tuesday said it will directly connect Bengaluru with with a three-times-a-week flight starting November 17.

The new flight will be operated by a 787 (Dreamliner) aircraft on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Bengaluru and on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from London, said in a release.

The national carrier has also offered special introductory two-way fare of Rs 1,29,500 for business class travel and Rs 35,220 for economy for the proposed flight, as per the release.

The flight AI 177 will leave from Bengaluru at 0525 hours and arrive at 1105 hours. In its return journey, the flight AI 178 will leave from at 1300 hours and arrive in Bengaluru at 0400 hours, the said.

The non-stop flight will fulfil the long standing demand of IT professionals and health tourism in the region, it added.

currently flies to London from New Delhi, and

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 18:35 IST