Vistara, the joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, has inaugurated non-stop flights between Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and Mumbai.
The airline is now flying thrice a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between the two cities on its Airbus A320neo aircraft.
Commenting on the launch of the new international route, 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.”