New Delhi. 27 October 2020. Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, will operate special, non-stop flights between Delhi and Bangladesh’s capital city, Dhaka, from 5 November 2020. Vistara will fly on Thursdays and Sundays between the two cities, using its Airbus A320neo aircraft, as part of the bilateral ‘transport bubble’ formed between India and Bangladesh. Bookings are being progressively opened on all channels, including Vistara’s website, mobile app, and through travel agents.
Mr. Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said: “We are glad to be able to consistently expand our international network and widen our global presence, despite the current challenging times. There is significant pent up demand for air travel between India and Bangladesh, and the resumption of flights brings relief to the traders, business communities and other regular travellers in the two countries. We are confident that our customers will find great value in choosing to fly India’s finest airline, Vistara, which is trusted by millions of people for its operations, safety standards, and service excellence.”
All-inclusive, round-trip fares between Delhi and Dhaka are as follows:
|Delhi-Dhaka-Delhi||INR 17,199||INR 19,700||INR 32,000|
|Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka||USD 295||USD 335||USD 450|
Vistara will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both the countries, as specified by the respective government bodies. The airline strongly encourages its customers to fully understand these guidelines before making their bookings.
Schedule of Flights between Delhi and Dhaka, effective 5 November 2020:
|Sector||Flight No.||Days of Operation||Departure||Arrival|
|Delhi – Dhaka||UK 181||Thurday, Sunday||0630 Hours||0920 Hours|
|Dhaka – Delhi||UK 182||Thursday, Sunday||1020 Hours||1215 Hours|
|*(All timings shown are in local time zones) / ** The above schedule is for the period 5 November 2020 – 31 January 2021|
Vistara consistently maintains the highest levels of safety and hygiene across all touch points in its operations. Aircraft interiors are thoroughly disinfected after every flight using approved cleaning agents – a procedure that includes thorough sanitization of all surfaces such as seats, touchscreens, overhead bins, seatbelts, tray tables, galleys, etc. The airline has also introduced a new food & beverage service for all its customers, in line with the regulatory guidelines.
Vistara is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and Tripadvisor, and has also been the winner of ‘Five Star Airline’ and several ‘Best Airline’ awards. In a short span of over five years since starting operations, Vistara has raised the bar for operations and service delivery in the Indian aviation industry by offering the world-class flying experience to travellers.