Vistara, an Indian full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, inaugurated non-stop flights between Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and Mumbai (India). The inaugural flight departed from Mumbai on August 2, 2022 at 1805 Hours (IST) and landed in Jeddah at 2050 Hours (AST). The airline now flies thrice a week between the two cities on its Airbus A320neo aircraft.
Mr. Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara, said, “We are delighted to launch services to Jeddah, and to add Saudi Arabia to our growing international network. Given the multitude of upcoming futuristic projects in Saudi Arabia, strong trade ties with India and presence of large Indian diaspora, there is growing traffic between the two countries. We are confident that travellers will appreciate having the choice of flying India’s best airline on this route.”
SCHEDULE OF FLIGHTS BETWEEN MUMBAI AND JEDDAH
|Sector||Flight No.||Days of Operation||Departure||Arrival|
|Mumbai (BOM) – Jeddah (JED)||UK 235||Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday||1805 hrs||2050 hrs|
|Jeddah (JED) – Mumbai (BOM)||UK 236||Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday||2150 hrs||0530 hrs (+1)|
|· +1 indicates next day arrival. All timings shown are in local time zones· The inaugural flight from Jeddah to Mumbai will be operated on 3 August 2022|