Vistara has commenced its non-stop flights between Pune and Singapore. The inaugural flight departed from Pune at 0210 Hours (IST) and arrived in Singapore at 1030 Hours (GMT). It was flagged off by Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia, virtually, in Delhi. The airline will operate 4x weekly flights on this route using its A321neo aircraft.An inaugural event was organised at the Pune airport which was attended by Gavin Roch, Vice Consul, Consul General of the Republic of Singapore; Prashant Girbane, Director General, Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) and Deepak Karandikar, President, MCCIA.
The event was virtually attended by the Minister along with Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, Chandrakant Patil, Cabinet Minister, Govt of Maharashtra & Guardian Minister of Pune; Sudhir Mehta, CMD, Pinnacle Industries and other dignitaries.
Commenting on the start of the new international route, Kannan, said, “We are excited to be able to connect Pune and Singapore – two cities that were not directly connected thus far. There is a growing demand for air travel between the two cities especially from corporate travellers. We are confident that customers will appreciate having the option of flying India’s best airline in this sector.”
Vistara will accept all eligible travellers meeting visa/entry requirements in both countries, as specified by the respective government bodies.