Today, Vistara inaugurated its non-stop flights between Delhi and Tokyo Haneda. The inaugural flight departed Delhi at 0300 hours (IST) and landed in Tokyo (Haneda) at 1450 hours (JST).
The flight operations were originally scheduled to commence on June 16, 2021. However, due to operational reasons, the Tata-SIA carrier postponed the inaugural service to July 7, 2021.
Under the air bubble agreement between India and Japan, Vistara will fly once a week between the two cities using its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Flight Schedule (All timings shown are in local time zones):
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival||Days of operation|
|UK083||Delhi||Tokyo Haneda||0300 Hours||1450 Hours||Wednesday|
|UK084||Tokyo Haneda||Delhi||1750 Hours||2335 Hrs||Thursday|
The 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, Vistara’s chief executive officer said:
“We are delighted to take India’s finest airline to Japan and provide an unmatched flying experience to our customers that exemplifies modern Indian hospitality with the highest global standards in safety, hygiene and operations. We look forward to further strengthening our presence on this new route in the coming months.”