New Delhi: India”s only full-service private carrier Vistara plans to add destinations in Thailand and Nepal to its international network by the year-end.
According to industry sources, the airline which is just about to commence international operations from August 6, will rapidly expand its global presence, thereafter.
The airline is expected to deploy capacity to Bangkok and Kathmandu after starting operations to Dubai.
Recently, TATA SIA Airlines known by brand name Vistara announced that it will commence flight operations to Dubai from August 21.
Dubai will become the airline”s second overseas destination.
Vistara is poised to inaugurate its international operations with flights to Singapore from Delhi and Mumbai from August 6 and 7, 2019, respectively.
Besides, direct flight operations, the full-service carrier has established interline agreements with over 25 airlines around the world and entered codeshare agreements with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, British Airways, Japan Airlines and United Airlines.
On official level, a senior Vistara official told : “We have announced Dubai in the Middle East as our second international destination.”
“We will soon add more international destinations within the range of our existing fleet. We will further expand on medium and long-haul routes as and when we receive suitable aircraft from the order we placed last year.”
In the domestic sector, the airline plans to add more destinations and multiply frequency on existing routes.
“The start of our international operations and our partnerships with airlines across the globe also gives us more flexibility to feed traffic on to our domestic network,” the official said.