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.