VISTARA INAUGURATES NON-STOP SERVICE BETWEEN MUMBAI AND JEDDAH
Delhi, 03 August 2022: Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, successfully inaugurated non-stop flights between Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and Mumbai (India). The inaugural flight departed from Mumbai on August 2, 2022 at 1805 Hours (IST) and landed in Jeddah at 2050 Hours (AST). The airline now flies thrice a week between the two cities on its Airbus A320neo aircraft.
Commenting on the launch of the new international route, Mr. Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said, “We are delighted to launch services to Jeddah, and to add Saudi Arabia to our growing international network. Given the multitude of upcoming futuristic projects in Saudi Arabia, strong trade ties with India and presence of large Indian diaspora, there is growing traffic between the two countries. We are confident that travellers will appreciate having the choice of flying India’s best airline on this route.”
SCHEDULE OF FLIGHTS BETWEEN MUMBAI AND JEDDAH
|Sector||Flight No.||Days of Operation||Departure||Arrival|
|Mumbai (BOM) – Jeddah (JED)||UK 235||Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday||1805 hrs||2050 hrs|
|Jeddah (JED) – Mumbai (BOM)||UK 236||Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday||2150 hrs||0530 hrs (+1)|
|+1 indicates next day arrival. All timings shown are in local time zonesThe inaugural flight from Jeddah to Mumbai will be operated on 3 August 2022|
Vistara is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and TripAdvisor, and it has been the winner of several ‘Best Airline’ awards, besides being lauded for world-classcabin cleanliness and upholding high safety standards. In a short span of seven years since starting operations, Vistara has raised the bar for operations and service standards in the Indian aviation industry to become the country’s most loved airline and has recently crossed the milestoneof flying 35 million passengers.
About Vistara (TATA SIA Airlines Limited): TATA SIA Airlines Limited, known by the brand name Vistara, is a 51:49 joint venture between Tata Sons Private Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA). Vistara brings together Tata’s and SIA’s legendary hospitality and renowned service excellence to offer the finest full-service flying experience in India. Vistara commenced its commercial operations on January 9, 2015, with an aim to set new standards in the aviation industry in India and it today connects destinations across India and abroad. The airline has a fleet of 53 aircraft, including 41 Airbus A320, five Airbus A321neo, five Boeing 737-800NG and two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and has flown more than 35 million customers since starting operations.
For more information about Vistara, visit www.airvistara.com