New Route of the Day (7 November 2021): Vistara between Delhi and Paris CDG
Vistara has launched a rare new route between Asia and Europe with the commencement on 7 November of 2-weekly service between Delhi and Paris CDG. Flights will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays using the carrier’s 787-9 Dreamliners. Competition on the route is provided by Air France (4-weekly) and Air India (3-weekly).
Vistara is a joint venture between India’s Tata Group and Singapore Airlines which began operations on 9 January 2015. It currently has a fleet of 50 aircraft comprising 39 A320s, four A321neos, five 737-800NGs and two 787-9 Dreamliners. This new Paris service becomes the airline’s third European service from Delhi as it already serves London LHR (5-weekly, launched August 2020) and Frankfurt (2-weekly, launched February 2021).
What they said
Mr. Leslie Thng, CEO, Vistara, said, “Paris is one of the most popular destinations in Europe and CDG an important airport for any airline intending to serve the region. Given the strong economic and cultural ties there is a high demand for direct connectivity between India and France, and therefore Paris fits our network very well. We are delighted to expand our global footprint as we bring India’s finest airline to Paris.”