Vistara adds a new 787-9 Dreamliner, flies to Mauritius, its first destination in Africa.


Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, has started direct, 5x weekly flights between Mumbai and Mauritius. 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.

Mr. 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 award-winning product and services on this sector.”


SectorFlight No.Days of OperationDepartureArrival
Mumbai – MauritiusUK 0241 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays06:05 hrs10:30 hrs
Mauritius – MumbaiUK 0242Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays11:30 hrs18:55 hrs

* All timings shown are in local time zones

Vistara will accept all eligible customers meeting visa/entry requirements in both countries, as specified by the respective government bodies. Vistara strongly encourages its customers to fully understand these guidelines before making their bookings.

Vistara is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and TripAdvisor, and it has been the winner of several ‘Best Airline’ awards, besides being lauded for world-class cabin cleanliness and upholding high safety standards. The airline has recently been featured amongst World’s Top 20 Airlines while being recognised as the ‘Best Airline in India and Southern Asia’ for the second time in a row, ‘Best Airline Staff Service in India and Southern Asia’ for the fourth consecutive year, ‘Best Cabin Crew in India and Southern Asia’ for the second time in a row and ‘Best Business Class in India and Southern Asia’, at the coveted Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022. Vistara also recently received the ch-aviation Asia’s Third Youngest Airline Fleet award for the second consecutive year. 

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