Indian carrier Vistara will fly to the Japanese capital Tokyo from New Delhi June 16 onwards. The weekly flight will depart from Delhi every Wednesday at 03:00 hrs, while the return flight will depart from Tokyo every Thursday at 17:50 hrs.
The airline will fly once a week between the two capital cities under India’s travel bubble agreement with Japan. The airline will use its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft with three-class cabin configuration to serve the route. This makes Vistara the only Indian carrier to offer the choice of flying Premium Economy class in addition to Business and Economy cabins.
Vistara has also trained its cabin crew in the Japanese language to extend the warmth of true Indian hospitality to travellers from Japan.
Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said, “Far East has been an extremely important geography for our global expansion from the beginning for its tremendous growth potential. We are delighted to add Japan to our international network, under the travel bubble and look forward to providing the best of Indian hospitality while maintaining the highest standards of safety and hygiene for our customers on this sector.”
Bookings for the flights are being progressively opened on all channels, including Vistara’s website, mobile app, and through travel agents. Introductory, all-inclusive, round-trip fares between Delhi and Tokyo are as follows:
|Delhi–Tokyo-Delhi||INR 45,049||INR 73,699||INR 150,399|
|Tokyo–Delhi-Tokyo||JPY 90,099||JPY 184,699||JPY 410,999|
SCHEDULE OF FLIGHTS TO AND FROM TOKYO HANEDA:
|Sector||Flight No.||Day of Operation||Departure||Arrival|
|Delhi (DEL) – Tokyo Haneda (HND)||UK083||Wednesday||0300 Hrs||1450 Hrs|
|Tokyo Haneda (HND) – Delhi (DEL)||UK084||Thursday||1750 Hrs||2335 Hrs|
|All timings shown are in local time zones|
Vistara will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both countries, as specified by the respective government bodies. Vistara strongly encourages its customers to fully understand these guidelines before making their bookings.