Vistara Airlines resumes flight operations between New Delhi and Colombo
Fri, Nov 19, 2021, 10:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Nov 19, Colombo: The Indian full-service airline, Vistara resumed its flight operations to Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Colombo from New Delhi on 19th November 2021.
The inaugural flight from Delhi to Colombo was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute upon arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport.
The first flight, UK138 on an A320 Neo departed from New Delhi arrived at BIA on 19th November 2021 at 10.10 hrs with 138 passengers (3 business class, 16 premium economy, and 119 economy class).
The passengers were warmly welcomed with Sri Lanka Tea Board sponsored Ceylon Tea gift packs followed by a traditional Kandyan dance performance.
Vistara airlines will operate three flights a week and plan to increase it up to daily operations to Mumbai and New Delhi from Colombo in the future.
The airline commenced its operations to Colombo in 2019and had to stop its operations due to the COVID 19 global pandemic situation.