Patna, India, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, yesterday inaugurated service to Patna (Bihar) with a daily flight to and from its hub, Delhi. Vistara’s inaugural flight from Delhi was welcomed at Patna with a water cannon salute. The first Vistara departure from Patna was also inaugurated with a lamp-lighting ceremony attended by senior officials of the Patna Airport and the CISF, including Mr. B.C.H. Negi, Airport Director – Patna, and Mr. Manish Priyadarshi, Deputy Inspector General, CISF.
Vistara’s Chief Strategy Officer, Mr. Vinod Kannan, said on the occasion, “We are happy to bring India’s five-star airline to Patna – a city that’s home to many of our customers and continues to record exponential growth in domestic passenger traffic, given its business, trade and cultural ties with the rest of the country. Residents of Patna and other cities in Bihar will now experience for themselves what makes flying Vistara the ‘new feeling’.”
FLIGHTS BETWEEN DELHI AND PATNA
|UK715||Delhi (DEL)||Patna (PAT)||1815 Hrs||1955 Hrs||Daily|
|UK716||Patna (PAT)||Delhi (DEL)||2030 Hrs||2220 Hrs||Daily|
Vistara is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and TripAdvisor and the winner of several ‘Best Airline’ awards. It has consistently raised the bar for operations and service delivery in the Indian aviation industry in a short span of time to be today known as India’s only five-star airline (per 2020 APEX OFFICIAL AIRLINE RATINGS™).
Vistara continues to grow rapidly across India and abroad, as it is poised to induct as many as 56 narrow-body and wide-body aircraft over the next four years, including 50 aircraft from the Airbus A320neo family for domestic and international short and medium-haul operations and 6 Boeing B787-9 for long-haul international operations.
Last week, Vistara announced having received three new A320neo aircraft, from the aircraft order it placed in July 2018, that come with enhanced cabin features such as AC Power Outlets, USB Charging Ports and PED (Personal Electronic Device) holders.
About Vistara (TATA SIA Airlines Limited):
TATA SIA Airlines Limited, known by the brand name Vistara, is a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA) with Tata Sons holding the majority stake of 51% in the company and SIA holding the remaining 49%. Vistara brings together Tata’s and SIA’s legendary hospitality and renowned service excellence to offer the finest full-service flying experience in India. Vistara commenced its commercial operations on January 9, 2015 with an aim to set new standards in the aviation industry in India and it today connects destinations across the length and breadth of the country. The airline now connects 33 destinations, operates nearly 200 flights a day served by a fleet of 26 Airbus A320 and 9 Boeing 737-800NG aircraft, and has flown more than 18 million customers since starting operations in 2015.
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