Vistara Initiates Airline Operations from Chennai to Delhi, Port Blair, Kolkata, Kochi

Vistara (Domestic Indian Airline service) is a joint venture between Tata Sons Ltd. and Singapore Airlines Ltd. They have recently started operations from Chennai and have announced flights to Delhi, Port Blair, Kolkata & Kochi by March 2018.

Chennai – Delhi operations has already commenced on Feb. 15, 2018, and here are the timings,

Chennai to Delhi (Daily): Departure – 7:50 A.M.; Arrival – 10.30 A.M.

Delhi to Chennai (Daily): Departure – 7.45 P.M.; Arrival – 10.40 P.M.

Headquartered in Delhi, Vistara has expanded its network to 22 destinations in India with over 700 full-service flights a week on Airbus A320 aircraft.

A press conference was held on the launch day at Taj Coromandel, Chennai and the company officials were bullish about expanding their Chennai operations quickly. It seems the airline is also planning to introduce international flights shortly – mostly to Middle East/APAC regions but the exact launch schedule and cities to be covered are not yet finalized. For now, they have tie-ups and port sharing operations with major players including their parent Singapore Airlines.

Although Vistara offers Economy Class, the company also offers Business Class & a unique Premium Economy class with varying benefits.

Economy Class highlights – 15 Kg baggage allowance (7 Kg hand baggage), Complimentary Food & Beverage selection.

Premium Economy Class highlights – 20 Kg baggage allowance (7 Kg hand baggage), More Food & Beverage options, dedicated check-in counters, separate boarding queue, lounge access at additional cost.

Business Class highlights – 30 Kg baggage allowance (7 Kg hand baggage); lounge access, special dining experience with more options, dedicated check-in counters, priority security screening/boarding.

Vistara offers useful services like Vistara Direct that gives benefits to customers who book directly on Vistara website or app, Vistara Corporate Flyer for enterprise customers, Vistara Women flyer program for solo women travelers, Club Vistara points for frequent travelers, etc. Vistara occasionally announces tickets on sale prices – do follow their website or Facebook page to get tickets at discount prices.

For more information on Vistara’s Chennai launch, read the official press release.

From the press meet –



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