Vistara inaugurates the Delhi-Tokyo flight with its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner today. Flight VTI083 took off Indira Gandi International Airport at 3:13 local time and landed in Tokyo at 14:15 today. The Boeing 787, with the registration VT-TSD with three-class cabin configuration — economy, premium economy, and business class – flew for more than 7 hours 30 minutes for Tokyo.
On May 10, the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines joint venture Vistara stated that flight operations to Tokyo would begin on June 16 and later postponed to July 7.
Following India’s travel bubble agreement with Japan, the carrier would operate once a week between New Delhi and Tokyo (Haneda).
As per flightradar24, Flight UK83 took off from Delhi (DEL) at 03:13 and landed at Tokyo Haneda (HND) at 14:19, covering a total flight time of 7 hours 36 minutes. Making the flight grounded for more than 24 hours, the return flight will take off for Delhi. On Thursdays, flight UK84 will depart HND at 17:50 and land in DEL at 23:55, after a nine-hour and five-minute flight.
More Japan Flights
Vistara has reinforced its codeshare with Japan Airlines in anticipation of the launch of Tokyo as the first 787 destinations. Vistara will expand its network to include five major Japanese cities: Sapporo, Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka.
Vistara partners with Japan Airlines
Effective From August 31, 2020, Vistara and Japan Airlines have signed an agreement that will attract people of both frequent flyer programs to accumulate miles/points on each other. In September 2017, Vistara and Japan Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore business possibilities. Club Vistara members will gain and spend CV Points on an extensive worldwide network that spans over 80 locations in 20 countries and regions.