Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier has boosted service between Delhi and London Heathrow for the winter schedule. Vistara is operating these flights as part of the bilateral ‘transport bubble’ between India and the UK.
Frequency Increased and Flights Have Been Retimed as per Customers’ Convenience
The airline has increased frequency from the current 4x weekly to 5x weekly flights from 21 November 2020, further ramping up to 7x weekly or daily flights effective 01 December 2020. The flights have also been retimed for customers’ convenience, effective 25 October 2020, with the westbound flight UK017 departing Delhi at 1345 hours and touching down in London at 1745 hours the same day. The return flight, UK018, will depart London at 2050 hours and arrive in Delhi at 1025 hours the following day.
Schedule of Flights between Delhi and London Heathrow
|Sector||Flight No.||Days of Operation||Departure||Arrival|
|25 OCT 2020 TO 20 NOV 2020|
|Delhi - London Heathrow||UK 017||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun||1345 Hours||1745 Hours|
|London Heathrow - Delhi||UK 018||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun||2050 Hours||1025 Hours (+1)|
|21 NOV 2020 TO 30 NOV 2020|
|Delhi - London Heathrow||UK 017||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun||1345 Hours||1745 Hours|
|London Heathrow - Delhi||UK 018||Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun||2050 Hours||1025 Hours (+1)|
|01 DEC 2020 TO 27 MAR 2021|
|Delhi - London Heathrow||UK 017||Daily||1345 Hours||1745 Hours|
|London Heathrow - Delhi||UK 018||Daily||2050 Hours||1025 Hours (+1)|
|(+1 indicates next day arrival. All timings shown are in local time zones.)|
“The increase in frequency demonstrates our success on the Delhi-London route, its importance in our network, and the steady demand for a world-class, full-service carrier from India. It also brings to our customers more choice and flexibility with their travel plans in these unusual times, and the retiming of flights further enables convenient connections to and from several cities across India", said Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Officer, Vistara.
Brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Will Continue to Service the Route
Vistara’s Delhi-London route will continue to be serviced by its brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, providing an exceptional, highly safe flying experience to travellers, featuring three cabin classes designed to global standards, onboard WiFi, specially curated meals, cutting-edge in-flight entertainment.
Re-introduced Food & Beverage Service Offering
Vistara consistently follows the highest standards of hygiene onboard its aircraft. In line with the health and safety norms, the airline has re-introduced food & beverage service offering for customers. Aircraft interiors are deep-cleaned after every flight using approved cleaning agents - a procedure that includes thorough sanitisation of all surfaces such as seats, touchscreens, overhead bins, seatbelts, tray tables, galleys, etc.
Vistara aims to set new standards in the Indian aviation industry, and it today connects destinations across India and abroad. The airline has a fleet of 44 aircraft, including 34 Airbus A320, two Airbus A321neo, six Boeing 737-800NG, and two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, and has flown more than 20 million customers since starting operations.