From December 4, 2020, Spicejet will operate non-stop flights from Delhi and Mumbai to London Heathrow. London is the airline’s tenth international destination.
The flight services will be carried out under the air bubble agreement between the UK and Indian government.
Designated as an ‘Indian scheduled carrier’ to operate to the UK and the US, Spicejet had initially secured slots at the London Heathrow Airport from September 1 to October 23, 2020. Heathrow Airport had later extended the slots allotted to Spicejet for the entire winter schedule.
The airline will connect Delhi with London twice-a-week and Mumbai with London once-a-week.
Flight schedule (local time):
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival||Frequency||Effective date|
|SG 9594||Delhi||London Heathrow||1300 hours||1730 hours||Friday and Sunday||December 4, 2020|
|SG 9595||London Heathrow||Delhi||1930 hours||0755 (+1) hours||Monday and Friday||December 4, 2020|
|SG 9597||London Heathrow||Mumbai||1930 hours||0845( +1) hours||Sunday||December 6, 2020|
|SG 9596||Mumbai||London Heathrow||1245 hours||1730 hours||Monday||December 7, 2020|
Spicejet will deploy Airbus A330-900 Neo aircraft on these sectors. The 371-seater twin-aisle A330 has a configuration of 353 economy and 18 business class seats.
To celebrate the launch of its first long-haul flight, the airline is offering all-inclusive introductory return promotional fare starting at ₹53,555/ £565 on both Delhi-London-Delhi and Mumbai-London-Mumbai routes.
The one way starting fare will be ₹ 25,555/ £270 on Delhi–London and Mumbai-London routes and ₹29,555/£312 on London-Delhi and London-Mumbai sectors.
Ajay Singh, chairman and managing director, Spicejet said:
“I am extremely pleased to share that Spicejet will launch flights to London Heathrow Airport beginning December this year.
“This is a huge milestone for us and I am proud of the fact that Spicejet will be the first Indian low-cost airline to operate non-stop long-haul flights to the UK. London is one of the busiest long-haul destinations from India and our convenient flight timings should suit the convenience of our passengers perfectly.”
Bookings can be made on spicejet.com, airline’s mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents.