Virgin Atlantic has announced daily flights from India connecting Delhi with New York’s JFK via London Heathrow. The flight will start from October 28 and will complement the airline’s same day connection from Indian capital to Newark.

British carrier, Virgin Atlantic has announced a daily flight service from India’s capital city to New York’s John F Kennedy airport with a quick connection at London Heathrow. The flight operations will commence from October 28.

The announced flights will complement Virgin’s existing same-day connection from Delhi to Newark via London Heathrow.

The success of Delhi-Newark flight is believed to be a major reason for the launch of new flights between the two cities.

Sources revealed Stephen King, Virgin’s General Manager (India) as stating, India was “one of our key markets and, along with launching Mumbai later this year, we are really looking forward to connecting more passengers to JFK and Newark out of Delhi.”

“The schedule of the DelhiNew York service has been designed to enable passengers from India’s capital to connect quickly to New York.”

“Our increasing share to Newark shows that passengers prefer breaking the journey in half, stretching their legs and indulging in some duty-free shopping. We’re looking forward to making this new service to JFK a success,” Mr King further added.

Virgin’s announcement of another flight has for sure added to the options available for business travellers as well as leisure vacationers travelling between India, USA and the UK. British travellers will benefit with an added flight from Heathrow to India’s capital and ,Big Apple’ each. The flight will be airline’s 6th daily out of London to New York, an airline spokesperson revealed.

As per the flight schedule announced, a daily flight from Delhi would land at London Heathrow shortly before 6 p.m. (local time) and will depart for JFK at 7:25 p.m. (local time). The flight will touch down at JFK at around 11:30 p.m. (local time).

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