Saturday , 19 September 2020
Vistara's first 787-9 lands at New Delhi airport. Photo by Yash Kumar (TeamAviationIndia).
Vistara's first 787-9 lands at New Delhi airport. Photo by Yash Kumar (TeamAviationIndia).

Vistara to start London flights on 28 August. Bookings Open.

Vistara has officially announced that it will begin operating flights to London Heathrow on the 28 August 2020. BangaloreAviation had previously reported that the airline would likely begin flights this month. The service which will be operated thrice weekly will be operated under the bilateral transport bubble between India and the United Kingdom.

The airline is announced one-way fares of “INR 29,912 in Economy Class, INR 44,449 in Premium Economy, and INR 77,373 in Business Class” for these flights. The airline has begun taking bookings through its mobile app and will also open bookings on its website and through travel agents.

Through the mobile app, we were able to find fares of just under Rs. 40,000 in economy and Rs. 190,000 in business.

Schedule for Vistara’s London flights

Sector Flight No. Days of Operation Departure Arrival
Delhi – London Heathrow UK 015 Mon, Wed, Fri 0215 Hours 0655 Hours
London Heathrow – Delhi UK 016 Mon, Wed, Fri 1535 Hours 0415 Hours (+1)
(+1 indicates next day arrival. All timings shown are in local time zones.)

The airline will operate these flights with its Boeing 787-9 dreamliners. Vistara has also said that it is working on regulatory approvals to begin air bubble flights to Paris, France and Frankfurt, Germany.

About Vedant Agarwal

A frequent flyer for both work and pleasure - Vedant has held elite status on many of the major alliances and airlines. Also an avid aviation photographer, his pictures have been published in and on the covers of many international publications.

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