Vistara to start daily flights to Kochi, Chenai from Kolkata

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Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Friday said it will offer double daily flights between Kolkata and Chennai, as well as a direct same aircraft service to Kochi via Chennai from March 25.

The airline, which commenced service from Kolkata in June 2016, also increased its frequencies between Kolkata and Delhi with the launch of a third daily flight to the national capital.

The airline, a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines also said it would connect Kolkata directly with Delhi, Chennai, Port Blair (Andamans) and Kochi with these additions.

“The launch of these new routes and flights from Kolkata reflects the commitment we have to Kolkata, and of the positive response we have received to our flights from the city,” said its Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer Sanjiv Kapoor.

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Customers from Kolkata can also connect via Delhi to many other domestic and international destinations, including Chandigarh, Srinagar, Jammu, Amritsar and Lucknow domestically, and multiple cities internationally through its 21 international interline partners, the carrier added.

In a short span of three years, the airline 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 customers already.

–IANS

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