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Jet Airways Airbus A330-300 VT-JWQ. Image copyright Vedant Agarwal.
Jet Airways Airbus A330-300 VT-JWQ. Image copyright Vedant Agarwal.

Jet Airways to commence Mumbai Manchester flights

Jet Airways has announced it will start a non-stop service between Mumbai and Manchester starting in the winter schedule. The service will operate four times a week using a two class 254 seat Airbus A330-200 which includes an 18 seat business class.

On Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from Terminal 2 at the two airports;
Flight 9W 130 will depart Mumbai at 02:30 and arrive Manchester at 07:55
Flight 9W 129 will depart Manchester at 09:35 and arrive Mumbai at 00:40 the next morning.

The new flight will be the fifth flight the airline operates between India and the United Kingdom. Jet flies four daily flights to London Heathrow. Three from its hub in Mumbai and one from New Delhi.

Like its other international flights, Jet is timing the Manchester flight to connect with many onward international destinations like Bangkok, Colombo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dhaka and Kathmandu, along with most of its domestic network.

In the winter 2017 schedule Jet Airways commenced new flights on the Bangalore Amsterdam, Mumbai Paris, and Chennai Paris routes.

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About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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