Chennai: India’s finest full-service carrier, Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, today inaugurated daily direct service between Delhi and Chennai. The airline will double the frequency between the two cities from March 1, 2018, providing convenient same-day return options in both directions. In addition, Vistara will fly daily direct between Chennai and Port Blair from March 1, 2018, and will further expand its operations from the city from March 25, 2018 with daily direct flights between Chennai and Kochi and double daily flights between Chennai and Kolkata. With the inclusion of Chennai to its expanding network, the airline now flies to all Indian metros.
In addition, Chennai customers can connect through Delhi to many additional destinations including Srinagar, Jammu, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Varanasi, Bagdogra, and Guwahati. Travellers also get to enjoy Delhi’s state-of-the-art Terminal 3 when flying Vistara, as well as seamless same-terminal connections when connecting to and from international flights at Delhi on Vistara’s 21 international airline partners.
As the gateway of a state that’s home to more than 67 million people, Chennai is a bustling metropolis and one of India’s biggest economic, industrial, tourism, cultural and educational hubs. Thriving businesses and the state’s many tourist hotspots make Chennai a perfect fit into Vistara’s network.
Commenting at the launch of the destination, Sanjiv Kapoor, chief strategy and commercial officer, Vistara, said, “Many of our customers had been waiting for us to bring ‘the new feeling of flying’ to Chennai, and we are pleased to finally inaugurate our service to the city. We may have been late in coming to Chennai, but our aggressive expansion plan from the city truly signals its importance to Vistara. There is a clear need in the market today for a redefined flying experience and world-class service standards, and we are confident the Vistara experience will delight travellers and win us a special place in the hearts of all Chennai residents.”
Vistara has raised the bar several notches higher in the Indian aviation industry by providing intuitively thoughtful services and a superior experience to travellers. Complimentary gourmet meals, impeccable service delivery from cabin crew trained to the exacting standards of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, brand new aircraft that boast stylish interiors and elegant ambience are part of Vistara’s several unique value propositions that naturally make it the number one choice for travellers to fly within India.