Full-service carrier Vistara on Thursday said that it will increase the frequency of its Delhi-London flights from November 21 and operate daily flights operates with effect from December 1.
Vistara is operating these flights as part of the bilateral air bubble arrangement formed between India and the UK.
In a press release, Vistara said the airline will operate five flights a week on the Delhi-London route from November 21, instead of four a week being operated currently, and will operate a daily flight between Delhi and London with effect from December 1.
The airline has also retimed its flights as per customers’ convenience, starting October 25, 2020, the Delhi-London flight UK017 will depart Delhi at 1:45 pm and touch down in London at 5:45 pm the same day. The return flight, UK018, will depart London at 8:50 pm and arrive in Delhi at 10:25 am the following day.
Vistara Flight Schedule between Delhi and London Heathrow
|Sector||Flight No.||Days of Operation||Departure||Arrival||Start & End Date|
|Delhi – London Heathrow||UK 017||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun||1345 Hours||1745 Hours||25 OCT – 20 NOV 2020|
|London Heathrow – Delhi||UK 018||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun||2050 Hours||1025 Hours (+1)||25 OCT – 20 NOV 2020|
|Delhi – London Heathrow||UK 017||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun||1345 Hours||1745 Hours||21 NOV – 30 NOV 2020|
|London Heathrow – Delhi||UK 018||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun||2050 Hours||1025 Hours (+1)||21 NOV – 30 NOV 2020|
|Delhi – London Heathrow||UK 017||Daily||1345 Hours||1745 Hours||01 DEC – 27 MAR 2021|
|London Heathrow – Delhi||UK 018||Daily||2050 Hours||1025 Hours (+1)||01 DEC – 27 MAR 2021|
(+1 indicates next day arrival. All timings shown are in local time zones.)
“The increase in frequency demonstrates our success on the Delhi-London route, its importance in our network, and the steady demand for a world-class, full-service carrier from India,” said Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Officer, Vistara.
Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Since July, India has established separate bilateral air bubbles with 17 countries viz. Oman, Bhutan, Kenya, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, the Maldives, Nigeria, Qatar, the UAE, the UK the USA, and Ukraine.