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Vistara announces flights to London from Mumbai

Indian full service carrier Vistara today announced a new route connecting the financial capital of India to London, UK.

Photo:Vistara

Vistara,a joint venture between Tata and Singapore Airlines (SIA), has announced flights between Mumbai,India and London,UK from 16th January,2021. The flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Check the full schedule below:

  • Mumbai-London Heathrow
  • Departure time- 13:15
  • Arrival time- 17:35
  • Flight time- 9 hours and 50 minutes
  • Flight number- UK11
  • London Heathrow-Mumbai
  • Departure time- 20:20
  • Arrival time- 10:55 (the next day)
  • Flight time- 9 hours and 5 minutes
  • Flight number- UK12
Photo:Vistara/Instagram

The airline will be using a Boeing B787 Dreamliner on this route. The return fares on this route are ₹46799.

“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,” Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said.

“Bookings for these flights are now open on all channels including our website, Vistara’s iOS and Android mobile apps, through Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) and travel agents,” the company said.

Earlier, I reported that Vistara has increased flights to London. The airline has also started flights to Doha.

Until now, Air India and Jet airways were the only two Indian airlines that were flying to London and with Jet airways now no more flying, Air India is the only one. But Vistara’s new route from Mumbai to London alongside Delhi is a strong sign that the demand is very high.

The competition is also very high on Mumbai-London route with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both offering the customers a really good choice.

What do you think of Vistara’s new Mumbai-London route? Let me know in the comments section below.

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