Delhi, 27 November 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 Mumbai and London Heathrow from 16 January 2021. The airline will operate these special flights thrice a week – on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, complementing its recently-launched service between Delhi and London Heathrow as part of the ‘transport bubble’ agreement between India and the UK. The flights will be operated on Vistara’s brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, offering world-class service and hospitality in Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins. Bookings for these flights 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 delighted at the very positive response to our service between Delhi and London Heathrow which has encouraged us to further strengthen the network by adding connectivity from Mumbai as we see considerable demand between the two countries, and remain optimistic about the future. Vistara is well-positioned with its brand new fleet, world-class cabin products, award-winning service, and more importantly, the trust of our customers.”
Starting all-inclusive, round-trip fares between Mumbai and London are as follows:
Schedule of Flights between Mumbai and London Heathrow
Days of Operation
Mumbai - London Heathrow
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
London Heathrow - Mumbai
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
1055 Hrs (+1)
(+1) indicates next day arrival
* All timings shown are in local time zones
** The above schedule is for the period 16 Jan 2021 – 27 Mar 2021
Vistara will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both the countries, as specified by the respective government bodies. Vistara strongly encourages its customers to fully understand these guidelines before making their bookings.
The Vistara experience on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner includes seats that recline into fully flat beds in business class, complimentary food and beverages in all cabins and cutting-edge in-flight entertainment covering 700+ hours of entertainment across films, TV shows, audio compilations and much more. Vistara is also offering complimentary Wi-Fi internet connectivity onboard, allowing customers to stay connected throughout their flight.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vistara has taken several measures to ensure highest levels of hygiene across touchpoints. This includes Vistara’s cabin crew wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times and avoiding all non-essential interaction with passengers. 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.