This week, it was announced that London-based carrier British Airways & Delhi-based carrier IndiGo will enter into a codesharing arrangement.
From October 12 this year, eight destinations are now available as codeshare options when travelling from Heathrow via Delhi & Mumbai.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
From London to Delhi: British Airways & IndiGo To Codeshare…
It is understood that the routes will be as follows on this new codesharing arrangement:
- London Heathrow to Amritsar via New Delhi
- London Heathrow to Kochi via Mumbai
- London Heathrow to Ahmedabad via Mumbai
- London Heathrow to Goa via Mumbai
- London Heathrow to Thiruvananthapuram via Mumbai
- London Heathrow to Kolkata via Mumbai
- London Heathrow to Rajkot (Hirasar) via Mumbai
- London Heathrow to Vadodara via Mumbai
Commenting on this deal was Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ Director of Network & Alliances:
“British Airways has been flying to India since 1924, making it one of our longest-served and most valued destinations.”
“Our partnership with IndiGo means that customers will be able to book their entire journey on one ticket, allowing seamless travel all the way from London to their final destination, offering more choice and flexibility for customers.”
Adding to this was Abhijit Dasgupta, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management at IndiGo:
“We are excited to announce our codeshare agreement with British Airways.”
“This partnership expands the choices available to British Airways customers for journeys to/from London Heathrow, using IndiGo’s extensive network in India.”
“This step to provide seamless connectivity will not only support trade and commerce between the two countries but also offer convenient travel options to students and tourists.”
“With burgeoning demand for international travel, we will continue to enhance international connectivity and remain committed to our promise of providing on-time, affordable, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences to our customers.”
Overall, this is significant news for both sides, especially for IndiGo who are slowly expanding their international presence through routes and new codesharing agreements, the most notable of which was with Turkish Airlines.
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