British Airways logos are seen on tail fins at Heathrow Airport in west London (Pic credit: Reuters)

NEW DELHI: British Airways will have three daily flights between Delhi and London Heathrow next summer, up from the current two which will the airline’s India schedule to 63 flights a week across five cities. BA currently operates 56 flights a week – thrice daily from Mumbai; double daily from Delhi and a daily service from Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad each.The additional Delhi flight will be operated on a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner offering club world, world traveller plus and world traveller.
Neil Chernoff, British Airways chief planning and strategy officer, said: “This is a milestone year for us at British Airways as we celebrate 100 years of flying to India. I’m delighted to announce the addition of a third daily flight from the vibrant capital city of India, Delhi offering convenient travel choices from India to London Heathrow, and to our extensive worldwide network of more than 200 destinations.”
Moran Birger, head of sales Asia Pacific and Middle East at British Airways, said: “This significant historical year is a testament to our longstanding relationship with India, built over the last 100 years and reflecting our deep-rooted commitment to the country and its people. With an unwavering focus on customer satisfaction and convenience, we strive to set new standards and elevate the travel experience for all our customers. We eagerly anticipate welcoming passengers on board our new flights and continuing our legacy of excellence in the skies.”
British Airways says the daily flights from Delhi will arrive at a “convenient time at London Heathrow, allowing customers to seamlessly connect onwards to British Airways’ extensive network of 26 destinations in the US.”

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