Full-service carrier Vistara operated its first long-haul flight from Delhi to London Heathrow with its brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The flight departed from Delhi at 0215 hrs (IST) and landed in London at 0655 hrs (BST).
The airline is operating special, non-stop flights under the bilateral ‘Air Transport bubble’ agreement from August 28 to October 24, 2020 and will fly thrice a week between the two cities.
We’re delighted to welcome our newest entrant to Terminal 2 today. @airvistara will operate special, three-times a week non-stop flights between Delhi and Heathrow from 29 August, marking its debut in long-haul international operations.Heathrow Airport Twitted
We’re delighted to welcome our newest entrant to Terminal 2 today.@airvistara will operate special, three-times a week non-stop flights between Delhi and Heathrow from 29 August, marking its debut in long-haul international operations. pic.twitter.com/peB0gwFM7d— Heathrow Airport (@HeathrowAirport) August 28, 2020Advertisement
Leslie Thng, CEO, Vistara, said, “Though not regular scheduled flights, we are excited about starting operations to our first long-haul destination. This, in many ways, marks the beginning of a new phase of growth in the global skies for Vistara. This also gives us the opportunity to introduce India’s finest and only five-star airline to London.”
“On this very popular route, the flyers now have the choice of experiencing unmatched comfort complemented by high standards of safety and hygiene”, he further added.
Vistara will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both the countries, as specified by the respective government bodies.
Here is the Schedule of Vistara Flights between Delhi and London Heathrow from 28 August 2020 to 24 October 2020:
|Sector||Flight No.||Days of Operation||Departure||Arrival|
|Delhi – London Heathrow||UK 015||Mon, Wed, Fri||0215 Hours||0655 Hours|
|London Heathrow – Delhi||UK 016||Mon, Wed, Fri||1535 Hours||0415 Hours (+1)|
* The first flight from London Heathrow to Delhi will be on Saturday 29 Aug at 0855 hours. All other flights will follow above schedule