Guwahati, April 2, 2015: At 12:25 pm today, Vistara took its inaugural flight from New Delhi to Guwahati. This new route marks Vistara’s foray in to the Eastern and North Eastern sectors and starting today, Vistara will operate daily flights on the Delhi-Guwahati-Bagdogra-Delhi route. In a span of three months Vistara has already expanded its operations with the addition of Goa, Hyderabad and Pune to it route network. Guwahati, the gateway to the northeast, is the largest and most cosmopolitan city in Assam and serves as the starting point for most northeastern itineraries. After a brief stop-over at Guwahati, the flight will proceed to Bagdogra at 3.20 pm, the quaint town in Darjeeling which is a popular tourist destination in India. The return flight to Delhi will be directed from Bagdogra on the same day.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr PheeTeik Yeoh, CEO, Vistara said “We’ve had lots of customers asking us to fly to the Eastern India over the past month, so we’re delighted to launch this new route in response to the customer demand. The addition of this route reaffirms our commitment to promote regional connectivity in India,and contribute to the Government’s effortstoboost trade and opening up development avenues for people in these regions. We are very happy to expand our operations to both Guhawati and Bagdogra and we feel that improved travel prospects will provide these cities with the rightful visibility they deserve.”
Vistara now flies from Delhi to sevendestinations- Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Goa, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Bagdogra, between Mumbai and Ahmedabadand will soon commence flights to Pune from April 9, 2015. With five aircraft already in operations, Vistara’s fleet will grow to six aircraft this month and nine aircrafts by the end of this year. As part of its focused expansion plan, Vistara will soon add more destinations and exciting enhancements to itsproduct and services offerings.
Vistara has introduced many unique product and service offerings which include-
- First airline to introduce Premium Economy in India’s domestic skies at a competitive price
- First to offer a seamless boarding experience through designated queues and various check in options including auto check-in
- First to introduce a value based points accrual in Frequent Flyer Program, Club Vistara
- Provides an interesting and healthy culinary experience that offers a wide range of cuisines, which not only showcase the diversity of regional dishes, but also incorporates global culinary trends
The hassle-free check-in and boarding process with intuitively thoughtful on-board service, comfortable and spacious seating coupled with carefully selected meals ensure to deliver a seamless travel experience to Vistara customers.
Flight schedule as on 2nd April, 2015
|Days of Ops
|Delhi to Guwahati
|Guwahati to Bagdogra
|Bagdogra to Delhi
|Delhi to Pune
|Pune to Delhi
|Delhi to Hyderabad
|Hyderabad to Delhi
|Delhi to Goa
|Goa to Delhi
|Delhi to Mumbai
|Mumbai to Delhi
|Delhi to Ahmedabad
|Ahmedabad to Delhi
|Mumbai to Ahmedabad
|Ahmedabad to Mumbai
1With effect from April 9, 2015
2With effect from April 2, 2015
About Vistara (TATA SIA Airlines Limited)
TATA SIA Airlines Limited, known by the brand name Vistara, is a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA) with Tata Sons holding the majority stake of 51% in the company and SIA holding the remaining 49%. Vistara brings together Tata’s and SIA’s legendary hospitality and renowned service excellence to launch the finest full service carrier in India aimed at creating memorable and personalised flying experiences for its customers. Vistara commenced its commercial operations on January 9, 2015 with an aim to set new standards in the aviation industry in India.