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Hyderabad airport resumes direct connection with UK

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on August 17, 2020

British Airways to operate 4 weekly flights

GMR led Hyderabad International Airport is set to re-connect with London Heathrow from today under the air transport bubble and part of the Government initiative with other countries to re-start the international air connectivity.

This gives a big boost to the air travel, which is now showing signs of recovery amidst the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.

Re-starting this connection between Hyderabad and London, the first flight of British Airways (BA 276), a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner took off today with passengers from Hyderabad Airport to Heathrow, London at around 7.50 am.

All passengers were serviced through the fully-sanitised Interim International Departures Terminal (IIDT) of the airport.

The UK-based airlines British Airways would be operating four times weekly every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Any passenger can book a ticket from Hyderabad to London as per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and all passengers will have to adhere to the Covid-19 safety guidelines.

A GMR spokesperson said: “The resumption of this connection between Hyderabad and London will help restore vital economic and social links between Telangana and UK, enabling much needed movement of people and goods.”

Published on August 17, 2020

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