British Airways, Vistara Partnership Great for Indian Tourism

British Airways and Vistara announcing their partnership will now let passengers fly 13 new destinations across India, that was earlier difficult to access from the UK. The passengers can book flights to London from destinations operated by the Vistara, which is bound to propel Indian tourism from the UK.

“As part of the new agreement customers can book seats on Vistara flights to destinations across India from Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. As per the agreement British Airways customers will now be able to visit cities such as Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Goa, Kolkata, Kochi, and Pune that have previously been more difficult to reach from the UK.

With this partnership, British Airways customers travelling on the codeshare airlines will be able to check their bags straight through to their final destination and both airlines use the same terminals at the airports of Delhi and Mumbai, making it more convenient for passengers to connect on to domestic services.

British Airways operates two direct flights a day from Heathrow to Mumbai, a double daily flight to Delhi and a daily service to Chennai. The airline also flies direct to Hyderabad and Bengaluru from Terminal 5 and is rolling out a £4.5 billion, customer investment plan of five years, including the installation of the best quality Wi-Fi and the delivery of 72 new aircraft.

The passengers travelling on Vistara will get complimentary meals to enjoy and will be able to choose between three different cabins, including India’s only Premium Economy class. As part of the codeshare agreement, British Airways Executive Club members can also collect Avios and earn tier points when booking on ‘BA’ coded Vistara flights, added the release.

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