VISTARA EXPANDS PRESENCE IN THE GULF REGION

VISTARA EXPANDS PRESENCE IN THE GULF REGION;
ADDS DAMMAM TO ITS INTERNATIONAL NETWORK STARTING 1 MARCH 2023

Also Resumes Services on the Mumbai-Colombo route

All-inclusive return fares for Mumbai-Dammam start from INR 26,999 for Economy, INR 29,999 for Premium Economy and INR 39,999 for Business Class

New Delhi, 25 January 2023: Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today announced the addition of Dammam (Saudi Arabia) to its international network. The airline will be operating daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Dammam starting 1 March 2023 using its A320neo aircraft. Bookings for the flights are being progressively opened on all channels, including Vistara’s website, mobile app, and through travel agents.

Mr. Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said, “We are excited to expand our presence in Saudi Arabia with the addition of Dammam as the second city in the Kingdom, after Jeddah. Integral to the Saudi Vision 2030, Dammam is a key administrative destination that is home to the largest port in the Gulf and some of the major business headquarters. We are confident that customers from India and Saudi Arabia will appreciate experiencing our award winning product and services on the route as they fly India’s most loved airline.”

INTRODUCTORY ALL-INCLUSIVE, ROUND-TRIP FARES

SectorEconomyPremium EconomyBusiness
Mumbai – Dammam – MumbaiINR 26,999INR 29,999INR 39,999
Dammam – Mumbai – DammamSAR 1199SAR 1299SAR 1699

SCHEDULE OF FLIGHTS TO/FROM DAMMAM, SAUDI ARABIA EFFECTIVE 1 MARCH 2023

SectorFlight No.Days of OperationDepartureArrival
Mumbai – DammamUK 0237Daily21:20 hrs23:10 hrs
Dammam – MumbaiUK 0238Daily23:55 hrs06:15 hrs (+1)
* All timings shown are in local time zones *+1 indicates next-day arrival

Vistara also announced the resumption of operations between Mumbai and Colombo with daily flights effective 1 March 2023 after a hiatus of nearly 3 years.

Bookings for the flights are open on all channels, including Vistara’s website, mobile app, OTAs (online travel agencies) and other travel agents. Vistara will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both countries, as specified by the respective government bodies. Vistara strongly encourages its customers to fully understand these guidelines before making their bookings.

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-class cabin cleanliness and upholding high safety standards. The airline has recently been featured amongst World’s Top 20 Airlines while being recognised as the ‘Best Airline in India and Southern Asia’ for the second time in a row, ‘Best Airline Staff Service in India and Southern Asia’ for the fourth consecutive year, ‘Best Cabin Crew in India and Southern Asia’ for the second time in a row and ‘Best Business Class in India and Southern Asia’ at the coveted Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022.

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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 52 aircraft, including 42 Airbus A320, five Airbus A321neo, two Boeing 737-800NG and three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and has flown more than 42 million customers since starting operations.

For more information about Vistara, visit www.airvistara.com.

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