Vistara Expands Network to 12 European Destinations Through Lufthansa Codeshare

Vistara, in collaboration with Lufthansa, has expanded its codeshare agreement, allowing customers to enjoy improved connectivity while traveling across Europe. With 12 key destinations added to Vistara's network, this partnership offers convenient travel options and seamless connections for passengers.
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Vistara, India’s leading full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, has announced the expansion of its codeshare partnership with Lufthansa, one of Europe’s premier airlines.

This development will provide Vistara customers with enhanced connectivity while travelling across Europe.

Notably, as part of this partnership, Lufthansa will add its ‘LH’ designator code to Vistara-operated flights covering 9 Indian cities from New Delhi, including 6 new virtual Lufthansa destinations namely Ahmedabad, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, and Pune, and on Vistara flights between Delhi-Mumbai and Bengaluru-Chennai.

Expanded Network Coverage

As a result of this agreement, Vistara’s network will include 12 key European destinations namely:

  1. Amsterdam (AMS)
  2. Stockholm (ARN)
  3. Berlin (BER)
  4. Budapest (BUD)
  5. Copenhagen (CPH)
  6. Rome (FCO)
  7. Hamburg (HAM)
  8. Helsinki (HEL)
  9. Lisbon (LIS)
  10. Munich (MUC)
  11. Oslo (OSL), and
  12. Prague (PRG).

These destinations will now be accessible to Vistara customers, offering them more travel options and convenient connections. Additionally, as part of this partnership, Vistara will add its ‘UK’ designator code to Lufthansa-operated flights covering 12 cities from Frankfurt.

Bilateral Codeshare Agreement

The bilateral codeshare agreement between Vistara and Lufthansa allows both airlines to market and sell flights on each other’s networks. This collaboration ensures seamless travel for customers by providing them with a wider range of choices and smoother connections between India and Europe.

Strengthening the Partnership

Vistara and Lufthansa initiated their codeshare partnership in 2019, which enabled Lufthansa to add its designator code (LH) to Vistara flights to 18 destinations in India. Building upon the success of the initial agreement, both airlines have now deepened their collaboration to further enhance connectivity and customer satisfaction.

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Delighted Partners

Deepak Rajawat, Chief Commercial Officer of Vistara, expressed his delight regarding the strengthened partnership, emphasizing the commitment to delivering exceptional service and connectivity options.

He stated, “We are delighted to further strengthen our partnership with Lufthansa, one of the world’s leading airlines. This is a testament to our continued commitment to offering enhanced connectivity, world-class service, and a wide range of options to our customers.”

Jeffrey James, Head of Communications APAC & Chief Spokesperson for the Lufthansa Group, echoed this sentiment and underscored the importance of the Indian market.

He stated, “We take pride in our relationships, and in India, our partnership with Vistara embodies our strong commitment to the country. As the third-largest aviation market globally, India remains a key focus for our Group, and we are delighted to further strengthen our relationship with Vistara, offering Indian travellers more choices, more options, and more connectivity between Europe and the subcontinent.”

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Strategic Growth and Customer Satisfaction

Vistara’s expansion of the codeshare partnership with Lufthansa aligns with its strategic growth plans and the goal of connecting India to major global destinations. By focusing on service excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction, Vistara aims to solidify its position as a leading player in the Indian aviation industry.

With the addition of these European destinations to its network, Vistara continues to enhance its international reach, offering its customers seamless and convenient travel options across the globe.


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Manish Khandelwal
Manish Khandelwal

Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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