Jet Airways has increased the frequency of its new route from Manchester to Mumbai ahead of its launch in November this year.

The new route which was announced in May of this year was originally intended to run four times weekly.

Jet Airways to launch Manchester-Mumbai route

It has now said it will offer five flights a week to Mumbai with flights departing on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Jet Airways will use an Airbus A330-200 on the route with Première (business) and economy classes.

Lydia Nazareth, General Manager UK & Ireland at Jet Airways said:

“We are pleased to increase the frequency on flights between Manchester and Mumbai ahead of our launch in November. Not only are we giving customers more choice when travelling to India, but our network of flights across India also connects Mumbai to multiple different destinations across the country.”

Jet Airways’ flight 9W 130 will depart from Mumbai at 0230 hrs (Local time) and will arrive in Manchester’s Terminal 2 at 0755 hrs (Local time). The return flight, 9W 129 will depart from Manchester at 0935 hrs (Local time) and arrive in Mumbai’s Terminal 2 at 0040 hrs (Local time).