A new codeshare agreement between Jet Airways
and Virgin Atlantic comes into effect today, 6 May 2009.
The agreement means that guests can book with
Virgin Atlantic to travel with Jet Airways on their double daily
service between Mumbai and London Heathrow.
Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Chief Executive
Officer, Jet Airways, said, “The code share agreement between
Virgin Atlantic and Jet Airways represents a significant step
forward in strengthening the relationship between our two
airlines. The Mumbai-London route holds great potential and we
were looking to enhance our presence on this route.”
Edmond Rose, Director Commercial and
Revenue Planning, Virgin Atlantic, addded, “The new codeshare will be
particularly useful for passengers travelling between many points
on Virgin Atlantic’s worldwide network and Mumbai who will be able
to make convenient, same-terminal connections at London Heathrow’s
Jet Airways also operates a daily service
between Delhi and London Heathrow 9W 122 departs Delhi at 13.45
hrs and arrives into London at 18.30. On the return flight 9W121
departs London Heathrow and 20.45 and arrives into Delhi at 09.45.
Virgin Atlantic operates a daily service between London
Heathrow and Delhi departing London Heathrow at 22:00 arriving
into Delhi at 11:00 and departing Delhi at 13:15 arriving into
London Heathrow at 17:55.
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