British Airways association with India dates back to 1929 when it first launched its service in India. The maiden ₤130 flight from London to Delhi took nearly seven days to complete. The airline now operates nearly 45 flights per week and operates direct non-stop flights to five main cities namely Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Delhi.Offering unbelievably cheap air tickets starting from as low as ₤346 to ₤359 ex-London to all major metros in India, British airways has done its bit to make economical air travel a reality for Indians. Air tickets from Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, New Castle, Aberdeen to India vary from ₤ 408 to ₤ 738 depending on your choice. The airline has not only made air travel economical but has also done its bit to improve bi-lateral trade relations between the two countries. By doing so it has emerged as the preferred airline for most passengers travelling to or from UK and beyond.To mark this landmark occasion, British Airways has launched a series of promotional offers and events that include a photo exhibition in Delhi and Mumbai illustrating its history in the Indian subcontinent.
Get on board any of the British Airways flights to India and be prepared to experience a land where you would encounter new experiences each day. India with its diverse landscapes offers a plentitude of options for those seeking a fun filled holiday. Offering a vivid panorama of cultures, religions and lifestyles the country is an overwhelming experience for any first time visitor.Witness India’s chequered history in its temples, tombs, forts and mosques that detail the story of India’s decline from prominence in the medieval times. Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri are places where you can witness the grandeur and magnificence of the Mughal era. More grandeur greets you when you visit the astonishing Taj Mahal, Red fort, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar. Inspire yourself by gazing at the erotic sculptures of Khajuraho which highlight female liberation in the medieval society.
Want to explore the unknown?
Head to the Andaman Nicobar and Lakshwadeep islands that offer just the exclusivity, peace and solitude you desire. Encompass stunning specimens of exquisite artefacts, the Elephanta and Ajanta Ellora caves are sure to intrigue you with their mystique.