Vistara inaugurates daily direct service between Delhi and Chennai

  • Daily direct flights commenced today between Delhi and Chennai
  • Chennai to further add direct flights to Kolkata, Kochi, and Port Blair (Andamans) starting March 2018
  • Bookings now open for all of the above flights

Chennai/New Delhi, 2018-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — India’s finest full-service carrier, Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, today (February 15, 2018) inaugurated daily direct service between Delhi and Chennai. The airline will double the frequency between the two cities from March 1, 2018, providing convenient same-day return options in both directions. In addition, Vistara will fly daily direct between Chennai and Port Blair from March 1, 2018, and will further expand its operations from the city from March 25, 2018 with daily direct flights between Chennai and Kochi and double daily flights between Chennai and Kolkata. With the inclusion of Chennai to its expanding network, the airline now flies to all Indian metros.

In addition, Chennai customers can connect through Delhi to many additional destinations including Srinagar, Jammu, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Varanasi, Bagdogra, and Guwahati. Travellers also get to enjoy Delhi’s state-of-the-art Terminal 3 when flying Vistara, as well as seamless same-terminal connections when connecting to and from international flights at Delhi on Vistara’s 21 international airline partners.

As the gateway of a state that’s home to more than 67 million people, Chennai is a bustling metropolis and one of India’s biggest economic, industrial, tourism, cultural and educational hubs. Thriving businesses and the state’s many tourist hotspots make Chennai a perfect fit into Vistara’s network.

Commenting at the launch of the destination, Sanjiv Kapoor, Vistara’s Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, said, “Many of our customers had been waiting for us to bring ‘the new feeling of flying’ to Chennai, and we’re pleased to finally inaugurate our service to the city. We may have been late in coming to Chennai, but our aggressive expansion plan from the city truly signals its importance to Vistara. There is a clear need in the market today for a redefined flying experience and world-class service standards, and we are confident the Vistara experience will delight travellers and win us a special place in the hearts of all Chennai residents.”

Vistara has raised the bar several notches higher in the Indian aviation industry by providing intuitively thoughtful services and a superior experience to travelers. Complimentary gourmet meals, impeccable service delivery from cabin crew trained to the exacting standards of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, brand new aircraft that boast stylish interiors and elegant ambience are part of Vistara’s several unique value propositions that naturally make it the number one choice for travellers to fly within India.

Schedule of Flights between Delhi, Chennai, Port Blair, Kolkata and Kochi:

Schedule of Flights, Effective Feb. 15, 2018
Flight Number From To Departure Arrival Frequency
UK 832 Chennai Delhi 0750 Hours 1030 Hours Daily
UK 835 Delhi Chennai 1945 Hours 2240 Hours Daily
Schedule of Flights, Effective Mar. 1, 2018
Flight Number From To Departure Arrival Frequency
UK 833 Delhi Chennai 0720 Hours 1010 Hours Daily
UK 833 Chennai Port Blair 1100 Hours 1325 Hours Daily
UK 834 Port Blair Chennai 1420 Hours 1640 Hours Daily
UK 834 Chennai Delhi 1730 Hours 2020 Hours Daily
Schedule of Flights, Effective Mar. 25, 2018
UK 773 Chennai Kolkata 0800 Hours 1015 Hours Daily
UK 774 Kolkata Chennai 1050 Hours 1315 Hours Daily
UK 774 Chennai Kochi 1405 Hours 1515 Hours Daily, except Tuesdays
UK 731 Kochi Chennai 1550 Hours 1705 Hours Daily, except Tuesdays
UK 731 Chennai Kolkata 1745 Hours 2005 Hours Daily
UK 732 Kolkata Chennai 2050 Hours 2315 Hours Daily

In a short span of three years, Vistara has expanded its network to 22 destinations with over 700 flights a week, operated by a fleet of 17 Airbus A320 aircraft, having flown more than 8 million happy customers already. The airline continues to grow and gain accolades as it redefines air travel in India.

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 launch the finest full service carrier in India aimed at creating memorable and personalized flying experiences for its customers. Vistara commenced its commercial operations on January 9, 2015 with an aim to set new standards in the aviation industry in India.

For additional information, visit


Rashmi Soni
VP&Head–Corporate Communications
Vistara – A TATA SIA JV

Ronit Baugh
Corporate Communications
Vistara – A TATA SIA JV

Gunjan Mukherjee
Avian Media
+91 11 46625582

Source: Vistara