Vistara inaugurated its non-stop flights between Mumbai, India, and Malé, Maldives.
The Tata-SIA carrier tweeted:
The inaugural flight, operated by the airline’s Airbus A320neo aircraft, departed Mumbai at 1010 hours (IST) today and landed in Malé at 1225 hours (MVT).
With this new service, Vistara becomes the only airline to offer the choice of premium economy class of travel on the route, in addition to business class and economy class.
The airline will fly three times a week on the route under the air bubble agreement signed between the governments of India and Maldives.
Flight schedule (local time):
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival||Frequency|
|UK271||Mumbai||Malé||1010 Hours||1225 Hours||Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday|
|UK272||Malé||Mumbai||1340 Hours||1655 Hours||Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday|
|UK271||Mumbai||Malé||1030 Hours||1245 Hours||Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday|
|UK272||Malé||Mumbai||1355 Hours||1710 Hours||Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday|
The Indian full-service carrier stated that it will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both countries, as specified by the respective government bodies.
Leslie Thng, chief executive officer, Vistara said:
“Maldives is one of the most popular holiday destinations among travellers, not just in India, but from around the world. We are happy to be able to offer our customers the choice of flying their favourite and India’s best airline on this route.
“We are sure that Vistara will play an important role in making every customer’s holiday even more pleasant and memorable by giving them a world-class travel experience.”