Vistara today announced a significant network expansion with the addition of 62 new flights to and from Mumbai and Delhi. These new flights represent an over 50 per cent increase in the size of the airline’s network, with ~170 flights a day across 24 destinations operated by a fleet of 23 Airbus A320 and 6 Boeing 737-800NG aircraft.
Further, celebrating the network expansion and the season, the airline today announced a 48-hour only ‘Grand Vistara Monsoon Sale’ covering the entire network and all three classes of travel, with all-in fares starting at Rs.1,299 for Economy Class, Rs.1,999 for Premium Economy, and Rs. 4,999 for Business class.
Bookings under the sale will be open for 48 hours only, starting 0001 hrs of 18 June 2019 and ending 2359 hrs of 19 June 2019, for travel between 3 July 2019 and 26 September 2019. A minimum of 15 days advance purchase is required for Economy and Premium Economy Class bookings, and a minimum of three days advance purchase required for Business Class.
With the addition of 62 new flights, Vistara will now operate direct flights from Mumbai to 10 cities, adding Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai and Varanasi to the six other cities it already flies to from Mumbai, namely Amritsar, Bengaluru, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Additionally, Vistara has increased its daily frequency on the Mumbai - Kolkata sector from 1x to 3x; Mumbai - Goa from 1x to 2x; Mumbai - Bengaluru from 5x to 6x; Mumbai - Hyderabad from 1x to 3x; Delhi - Chandigarh from 2x to 4x; Delhi - Guwahati from 1x to 2x; Delhi - Amritsar from 1x to 2x; Delhi – Kolkata from 3x to 4x; and Delhi - Bengaluru from 5x to 6x daily.
Sanjiv Kapoor, Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, Vistara, said, “Our frequent fliers have often expressed their wish to see Vistara add more flights and frequencies from Mumbai and Delhi to key destinations, and we’re happy that we are now able to announce these new flights and additional frequencies. These new flights also help us meet peak season travel demand amidst the prevailing capacity crunch in the market, especially in the full-service space.”