Vistara inaugurates daily direct service to Amritsar

  • ‘Fly the New Feeling’ with direct daily between Amritsar and Delhi from March 1, 2017
  • Vistara to be the first full service carrier to connect Mumbai with Amritsar from March 8, 2017
  • Hon’ble CM of Punjab congratulates Vistara on the launch of service to Amritsar

Amritsar, March 1, 2017: Vistara, India’s fastest-growing full service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, today inaugurated its daily direct service to Amritsar from Delhi, making it the fifth destination in Northern India on the airline’s network. Vistara will commence operations between Amritsar and Mumbai with daily direct flights, starting March 8, 2017, which would make it the only full service airline to connect the two cities.

Travellers will now be able to enjoy a seamless flying experience onboard Vistara when travelling to and from Amritsar, with its award-winning intuitively thoughtful services, best-in-class comfort, complimentary in-flight fine dining experience and international connections, amongst several on-ground and onboard features.

Mr. Phee Teik Yeoh, CEO, Vistara speaking at Amritsar’s inaugural event along with Mr. Sanjiv Kapoor, Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, Vistara.

Mr. Sanjiv Kapoor, Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, Vistara speaking at Amritsar’s inaugural event along with Mr. Phee Teik Yeoh, CEO, Vistara.

Amritsar, with a population of more than 1.1 million people and a strong appetite for domestic and international air travel growth, is a perfect fit for Vistara’s growing network for leisure and business travelers alike. Commenting on Amritsar’s potential and congratulating Vistara on the launch of the new service, Mr. Prakash Singh Badal, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Punjab, said, It is very heartening to see Amritsar expanding its air connectivity across the length and breadth of the country and to the world. Introduction of the new flights from Amritsar to Delhi by Vistara will definitely help not only the people of the state, but all countrymen who travel within the country and overseas. It will truly help Punjab harness its industrial, tourism, religious as well as business growth potential. I congratulate Vistara on the launch of this new service to and from Amritsar, and wish the airline great success.”

Expressing delight at the launch, Mr. Phee Teik Yeoh, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said, “We’re very happy to add Amritsar to our network, and we sincerely believe in the city’s great potential for growth in several aspects, apart from only tourism. The launch of service to Amritsar is in line with our focus on customers, who have long desired to ‘fly the new feeling’ to the city, and it is also well aligned with our evolving international plans, as millions of NRIs travel to and from Amritsar every year. We’re confident that our customers will be equally delighted to fly these new routes with us.”

Vistara’s flights to and from Amritsar are thoughtfully timed that suit the check-in/check-out time of hotels to provide maximum convenience to customers. Moreover, the airline offers seamless connections to over 8 other cities to passengers travelling from Amritsar to Delhi.

In a short span of a little over two years, Vistara has expanded its network to 19 destinations with over 500 weekly flights and a fleet of 13 aircraft. Having crossed the milestone of flying 4 million happy customers, Vistara stands tall on its promise of delivering seamless travel experience to flyers with intuitive thoughtfulness as a fundamental quality.

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 www.airvistara.com

For more information, please contact:

Rashmi Soni
VP & Head – Corporate Communications
Vistara – A TATA SIA JV
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M: +91 9910353007
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Avian Media
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