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BA, VS, 9W - BOM-LHR Convenient?  
User currently offlineB773ER From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 57 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4459 times:

Are the timings of BA (second flight), 9W (second flight) and VS good connections to Africa ? N America - except LHR_JFK (only one flight, 6 times a week) S America? Canada? Carribbeian ? I dont think so

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User currently offlineConcorde001 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 1233 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4385 times:

Quoting B773ER (Thread starter):
Are the timings of BA (second flight), 9W (second flight) and VS good connections to Africa ? N America - except LHR_JFK (only one flight, 6 times a week) S America? Canada? Carribbeian ? I dont think so


BA0198 BOM-LHR Dep: 13:40 Arr: 18:05 B744

VS0351 BOM-LHR Dep: 14:00 Arr: 18:35 A343

9W118 BOM-LHR Dep: 13:20 Arr: 17:55 A343

In terms of connections, there are loads of European and UK destinations available - too many to list!

For North America, the following are available:

New York

BA0183 LHR-JFK Dep: 20:15 Arr: 22:50 B744

AA0141 LHR-JFK Dep: 20:05 Arr: 22:45 B772

VS0017 LHR-EWR Dep: 20:15 Arr: 22:50 A346


AC0859 LHR-YYZ Dep: 21:05 Arr: 00:20 B763

For Africa, the following connections are available:


BA0083 LHR-ABV Dep: 22:15 Arr: 05:25 B772


VS0651 LHR-LOS Dep: 22:00 Arr: 05:45 A346/A343


BA0059 LHR-CPT Dep: 19:20 Arr: 08:50 B744

VS0603 LHR-CPT Dep: 20:35 Arr: 10:35 A346

SA0221 LHR-CPT Dep: 20:15 Arr: 10:20 B744


BA0057 LHR-JNB Dep: 19:55 Arr: 08:50 B744

SA0237 LHR-JNB Dep: 21:05 Arr: 10:10 B744


BA0089 LHR-NBO Dep: 20:35 Arr: 08:00 B772

KQ0101 LHR-NBP Dep: 19:00 Arr: 06:30 B772


BA0063 LHR-EBB Dep: 21:05 Arr: 08:30 B763

For South America, the following connections are available:

Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

BA0247 LHR-GRU-EZE Dep: 21:10 Arr: 09:25 B744

BA0247 LHR-GRU-GIG Dep: 21:10 Arr: 09:00 B744

JJ8085 LHR-GRU Dep: 22:05 Arr: 07:55 A332

There seems to be a certain amount of decent connections, however I feel these evening flights to and from BOM, and indeed DEL ,are primarily aimed at the large point to point traffic that exists between Britain and India.

Unlike the morning flights which are designed to maximise connections to the US, these evening flights are well suited for those who want to leave London in the evening and arrive in India fresh in the morning. I am sure business travellers prefer this to the morning flights where you arrive in India at 1 or 2am!

And similarly for LHR bound passengers, they can leave India in the afternoon and reach London by 6pm the same day.

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