Vistara announced the addition of a new route to its international network with four weekly flights between Pune and Singapore, starting 2 December 2022. The airline will operate its state-of-the-art A321neo aircraft with a three-class configuration on the route as it strengthens its existing connectivity between India and the ‘Lion City’. The airline also recently announced that it will fly daily between Mumbai and Kathmandu starting 15 November 2022, enabling convenient onward connections to popular international destinations like Dubai, Jeddah, Abu Dhabi and more.
Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said, “We are very excited to be able to launch the long-awaited connection between Pune and Singapore. Singapore is a key market for business and leisure travel from various points in India and we are glad that the new route will offer enhanced connectivity to our customers. We are also delighted to introduce another international route between Mumbai and Kathmandu thereby offering the customers the option to avail seamless connections beyond Mumbai across our domestic as well as international network. We continue to densify our network for the convenience of our customers and offer them the experience of flying with India’s best airline.”
Vietjet to operate Vietnam – Kazakhstan direct services
Vietjet has announced direct route connecting Kazakhstan’s largest metropolis of Almaty and Nha Trang City – the tourism capital in central Vietnam. The announcement ceremony took place in the presence of Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam – H.E. Vo Thi Anh Xuan, leaders of the Government of Kazakhstan and senior leaders of the two countries. The twice-weekly service will be commenced this October with the flight time of around nine hours per leg.
Speaking at the event, Chu Viet Cuong, a member of the board of directors and Vietjet vice president, said: “With the flight network connecting Kazakhstan and other regional countries with Vietnam, Vietjet believes that it will contribute to the important development of economic – trade – tourism relations between Vietnam and Kazakhstan and other countries in the region. The route will be operated by Vietjet using a modern wide-body A330 aircraft with the best products, services, and utilities to meet customers’ needs of both leisure and business.”