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Vistara to launch flights to Hong Kong

Indian full service carrier Vistara has announced that it will launch flights to Hong Kong this winter season.

Starting 29th October 2023, Vistara will operate a daily nonstop flight between Delhi and Hong Kong with the following schedule:

  • Delhi-Hong Kong
  • Departure time: 21:05
  • Arrival time: 05:55 (the next day)
  • Flight time: 6 hours and 20 minutes
  • Flight number: UK101

  • Hong Kong-Delhi
  • Departure time: 08:55
  • Arrival time: 13:10
  • Flight time: 6 hours and 45 minutes
  • Flight number: UK102

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These flights will be operated by Vistara’s A321neo aircraft featuring 12 lie-flat Business Class seats in a 2-2 configuration, 24 Premium Economy seats in a 3-3 configuration and 152 standard Economy Class seats in a standard 3-3 configuration.

We are delighted to add Hong Kong to our fast-growing global network. Hong Kong is one of the world’s most premier financial and commercial hubs that continues to draw significant corporate traffic from India. It has also been a very popular destination for Indian tourists. With the addition of Hong Kong, we are now able to offer our customers direct connectivity to and from three of the world’s top financial centres, the others being London and Singapore.

said Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara.

Hong Kong may be the first “real” destination for Vistara’s A321neo aircraft, in the sense that the A321neoLR (Long Range) aircraft was chosen for routes like these.

Vistara will face tough competition on this route. Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific operates up to twice-daily wide-body flights between Mumbai and Delhi while Air India offers 3-weekly Boeing B787 flights. Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo operates a daily A321neo service between Delhi and Hong Kong.

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