Flight bookings for travel between India and the UK have started. Air India said in a tweet that “Booking for Air India flights between India & UK is open now.” These flights are in addition to the regular flights. The booking is open through Air India website, booking offices, Call Centre and Authorised Travel Agents.
Air India said in a tweet, “#FlyAI : Booking for Air India flights between India & UK is open now. 6th Jan Mumbai-London Heathrow Delhi-London Heathrow 7th Jan London Heathrow-Mumbai London Heathrow-Delhi 8th Jan Mumbai-London Heathrow London-Heathrow-Mumbai “
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday that flights between India and the UK will resume from January 6. He added that 30 flights will operate every week.
“Resumption of flights between India & UK: India to UK from 6 Jan 2021. UK to India from 8 Jan 2021. 30 flights will operate every week. 15 each by Indian & UK carriers,” read Puri’s tweet.
He further said, “This schedule is valid till 23 Jan 2021. The further frequency will be determined after review,” India suspended all passenger flights between the two countries till January 7 due to the spread of the new coronavirus strain in the UK.