Vistara recently inaugurated service to Colombo, Sri Lanka. The airline now flies daily (except Wednesdays) between Mumbai and Colombo, making it the first to offer the choice of Premium Economy Class for travel between India and Sri Lanka, in addition to Economy and Business Class.
“We are very happy to step into another new geography with flights to Sri Lanka, a nation with enormous potential for tourism as well as trade. To Sri Lanka, we introduce India’s only five-star airline that’s committed to making a mark across the globe with a world-class product and impeccable service delivery. We are confident that travellers will enjoy the unmatched hospitality when flying the ‘new feeling’ with Vistara,” Vinod Kannan, Chief Strategy Officer, Vistara, said.
Passengers on Vistara’s inaugural flight from Mumbai were welcomed in Colombo. The Chief Guests for the occasion were Sushil Kumar, First Secretary – Economic & Commerce, High Commission of India in Sri Lanka; Rayhan Wanniappa, Director – Air Transport and Economic Regulation, Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka and Ruwan Waidyaratne, Executive Director, Hayleys.
Vistara has appointed North South Lines, a fully owned subsidiary of the iconic Sri Lankan conglomerate, Hayleys PLC, as its representation company in Sri Lanka.
The airline inaugurated its international operations in August 2019 with Singapore as its first destination, followed by Dubai, UAE and Bangkok, Thailand