New Delhi, Kathmandu, 12 February 2020: Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, yesterday inaugurated its daily flight between Delhi and Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the fifth destination outside of India in the airline’s fast-growing network.
Passengers on Vistara’s inaugural flight from Delhi were welcomed in Kathmandu with great excitement.
Mr. Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Officer, Vistara, said, “We are very happy to inaugurate services to Nepal today. Travellers to and from Nepal will now experience India’s only five-star airline that’s committed to making a mark with a world-class product and unparalleled service delivery.”
“We will soon deploy aircraft with our three-class configuration and offer the only Premium Economy class for travel between India and Nepal”, Mr. Vinod Kannan added.
Vistara’s convenient flight timings enable customers to take one-stop connections to/from other cities in India, including Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune, among others.
The airline inaugurated its international operations in August 2019 with Singapore as its first destination, followed by Dubai, Bangkok, and Colombo. Vistara continues to grow rapidly across India and abroad, as it adds over 40 narrow-body and wide-body aircraft until 2023. The new aircraft help Vistara further expand within India as well as in starting medium and long haul international routes.
Vistara is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and TripAdvisor and the winner of several ‘Best Airline’ awards. It has consistently raised the bar for operations and service delivery in the Indian aviation industry in a short span of time to be today known as India’s only five-star airline (per 2020 APEX OFFICIAL AIRLINE RATINGS™).
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 offer the finest full-service flying experience in India. Vistara commenced its commercial operations on January 9, 2015 with an aim to set new standards in the aviation industry in India and it today connects destinations across the length and breadth of the country. The airline now connects 36 destinations, operates more than 200 flights a day with a fleet of 32 Airbus A320 and 7 Boeing 737-800NG aircraft, and has flown more than 20 million customers since starting operations.