April 5: Tata-SIA joint venture Vistara on Tuesday said it will commence flight services to Chandigarh from next month as part of its summer schedule.
Vistara will operate daily direct return flights to Chandigarh from Delhi and Hyderabad, starting May 2, the airline said in a release.
With the addition of Chandigarh flight, Vistara’s network will cover 16 destinations across India, it said, adding the city of rock garden is the carrier’s sixth destination in North India after Jammu, Srinagar, Delhi, Lucknow and Varanasi.
The new service will also offer convenient connections via Delhi between Chandigarh and Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Bhubaneswar and Ahmedabad, Vistara said. The Delhi-based airline has already announced the launch of its services to Srinagar, Jammu, and Kochi from this month. With addition of these services, the total number of weekly flights offered by the airline will increase to over 400, it said. Vistara had recently inaugurated its signature lounge at T3 at Delhi International Airport.