Vistara will operate special, non-stop flights between Delhi and Frankfurt from February 18, 2021. Frankfurt is Vistara’s second destination in Europe after London, United Kingdom.
The Tata-SIA carrier will fly twice a week between the two cities, on Thursdays and Saturdays, under the air bubble arrangement established between India and Germany.
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of arrival||Frequency|
|UK 025||Delhi||Frankfurt||0330 hours||0755 hours||Thursday, Saturday|
|UK 026||Frankfurt||Delhi||1240 hours||0050 hours (+1)||Thursday, Saturday|
The airline will deploy its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on this sector.
Subject to existing regulations around transit traffic, passengers can also travel via Frankfurt to the rest of Germany and the EU. Bookings for the flights will progressively open on all channels, including the airline’s website, mobile app, and through travel agents.
The Indian full-service carrier stated that it will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both the countries, as specified by the respective government bodies.
Customers onboard flights between Delhi and Frankfurt will enjoy complimentary F&B in all cabins; cutting-edge inflight entertainment covering 700+ hours of entertainment and complimentary wifi.
Leslie Thng, chief executive officer, Vistara, said:
“As a key gateway to Germany and an ever-thriving metropolis that is a global hub of finance, commerce, and trade, Frankfurt is another significant addition to our route network that also strengthens our presence in Europe.
“India and Germany enjoy very strong ties, the impressions of which are visible in many areas including business, science, and technology, that continue to fuel demand for travel between the two countries.
“Not only this, but Germany is also home to hundreds of thousands of Indians and people of Indian origin. Flyers from both, India and Germany, will now have the choice of flying India’s best airline on this route that is trusted by millions of people for its world-class products, service, and on-point hygiene and safety protocols.”