Coimbatore: Private carrier Vistara, a joint venture of Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, on Friday inaugurated direct daily flights between Coimbatore and Delhi. The airline will also start daily direct service on the Mumbai-Coimbatore route starting May 27 and double the number of daily flights on the Bengaluru-Coimbatore route from June 3.
“The launch of daily direct flights to Coimbatore from three metro cities, at very convenient departure and arrival timings, is an important step towards offering more connections to our customers and densifying our domestic network,” Vistara Chief Executive Officer Vinod Kannan said.
“With Coimbatore emerging as a key hub for trade and commerce besides being a preferred tourist destination, it is a city that discerning travellers are increasingly flying to, giving us the opportunity to offer them our award-winning services on these routes too,” Kannan added.
Schedule of the flights: Departure from Delhi at 1145 hrs — Arrival at Coimbatore 1440 hrs.
Coimbatore – Delhi: Daily 1515 hrs – 1820 hrs
Mumbai – Coimbatore: Daily 1110 hrs – 1255 hrs.
Coimbatore – Mumbai: Daily 1330 hrs – 1520 hrs
Bengaluru – Coimbatore: Daily 0700hrs – 0755 hrs
Coimbatore – Bengaluru: Daily 0830 hrs – 0930 hrs
Bengaluru – Coimbatore: Daily 1925 hrs – 2020 hrs
Vistara is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and TripAdvisor, and it has been the winner of several ‘Best Airline’ awards, besides being lauded for its cabin cleanliness and safety standards, the company release said.