MUMBAI: Vistara on Sunday started direct, 5x weekly flights between Mumbai and Mauritius, its officials said.
Mauritius is the 15th international destination, and the first in Africa, that Vistara has added to its growing network. The airline has deployed its recently inducted A321LR aircraft with a three-class configuration, as it becomes the only carrier to offer customers the choice of Premium Economy cabin in addition to Business and Economy Class, on this route.
Vinod Kannan, chief executive officer, Vistara, said, “We are delighted to take India’s finest airline to Africa, as we launch operations to Mauritius. The long-standing relations and strong trade ties between the two countries, in addition to the growing tourism potential of the destination, make it a perfect fit in our network. We are confident that customers will appreciate having the option of experiencing Vistara’s product and services on this sector.”
The airline said that it will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both countries, as specified by the respective government bodies. The airline added that it encourages its customers to fully understand these guidelines before making their bookings.