Vistara, the Indian full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines (SIA), has announced daily nonstop flights between Delhi and Hong Kong, starting 29 October.

The airline will operate its Airbus A321 neo aircraft featuring a three-class configuration on Delhi-Hong Kong.

The flights will depart from Delhi at 2105, arriving in Hong Kong the following morning at 0555. The return flights leave Hong Kong at 0855, arriving back in Delhi ay 1310.

The Vistara A321 neos feature 12 lie-flat business class seats configured 2-2, 24 premium economy seats in a 3-3 layout, and 152 standard economy seats, also in a 3-3 configuration.

The airline currently has 10 of these aircraft in its fleet, with more on order.

Vistara also operates 46 A320 neos, and five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

“We are delighted to add Hong Kong to our fast-growing global network. Hong Kong is one of the world’s most premier financial and commercial hubs that continues to draw significant corporate traffic from India. It has also been a very popular destination for Indian tourists.

With the addition of Hong Kong, we are now able to offer our customers direct connectivity to and from three of the world’s top financial centres, the others being London and Singapore,” commented Vistara chief executive, Vinod Kannan.