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Friday, 10 January, 2020, 13 : 45 PM [IST]

British Airways connects London and Bengaluru

According to The Economic Times (ET), British Airways became the first global carrier to provide a direct connectivity between London and Bengaluru when is first flight touched down at the IT city on Monday morning.

The premier British airline also claimed to have become the first to offer direct connectivity between London Heathrow and five Indian cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore, the airline said in a release here.

BA has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Air Sahara making it a preferred partner and to leverage its extensive domestic network.

Following the bilateral air traffic talks between UK and India, BA has doubled its flights between London and Mumbai from one to two per day and from two to six per week from Chennai.

From summer next year, it would double the number of flights between Delhi and Heathrow from one to two a day. BA currently operates 19 flights a week to the four Indian metros.

(Source: ET)

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