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Jet to launch direct Mumbai-Manchester service from Nov 5; to operate five flights every week

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will start between and from November 5, with five flights every week.

A wide-body A330-200 aircraft, having 254 seats, would be deployed for the direct flight to in the UK, the said Wednesday.

It would operate the flight "five days a week including Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

would be the 21st international destination for and fifth non-stop service to and from the UK.

In May, the full announced launching of Mumbai-Manchester flight from November.

"Jet Airways' flight 9W 130 will depart from at 0230 hours and arrive in 2 at 0755 hours (local time).

"The return flight, 9W 129 will depart from Manchester at 0930 hrs (local time) and arrive in 2 at 0040 hours," the release said.

Currently, operates three daily non-stop MumbaiLondon flights and a daily service between and

"The launch of five days a week flights to Manchester enhances Jet Airways' cargo capacity to approximately 1,550 tonnes a week between India," the release said.

At present, Jet Airways operates a fleet of 123 aircraft.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:55 IST