Soon, you might be able to fly to Pune in the state of Maharashtra of India from Dubai with Vistara. This Indian airline is applying for landing rights at two airports, after which it plans to start Pune-Dubai flights. If this begins, this will be the second Indian airline to connect the Indian city with Dubai.
Vistara Might Soon Fly Between Pune & Dubai
According to a report by the Indian Express, it was revealed that currently only SpiceJet offers direct connectivity between the city of Pune and Dubai. After Vistara gets its landing rights, it will become the second flight to connect the two cities. As it happens, this news was shared in a post by Dr Sudhir Mehta, who is the Chairman & Managing Director of Pinnacle Industries Limited and also the former president of Maharatta Chamber of Commerce, Industries, and Agriculture.
The Flights To Become Operation Once Traffic Rights Are Granted
Exciting News! Following the success of the Pune-Singapore @airvistara Flight and our subsequent discussions, Vistara has applied for landing rights from Pune to Dubai. Anticipating the same success as the PNQ-SIN route, we expect the PNQ-DXB route to be a game-changer, offering… pic.twitter.com/6h5gkhsbdD
— Dr. Sudhir Mehta (@sudhirmehtapune) January 9, 2024
In his post on X (formerly Twitter), it was revealed that this move comes after the success of the Pune-Singapore flight by the airline. Not to mention, if these landing rights are granted, it will become a game changer and of a crucial albeit dependable international air connectivity. Additionally, these flights will become operational once traffic rights are granted and slots are available in Pune.
Why Should You Consider Visiting Pune?
In case you are wondering, Pune is a beautiful city that is located just outside of Mumbai. Once the base of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire, it’s known for its Grand Agakhan Palace and Shaniwar Wada. Situated in the Deccan Plateau of Western India, the education, arts and crafts, and theatres in this city give its due prominence.
So, once the flight does begin, you might want to check out the slots and even book your much-awaited trip. Till then, stay tuned to the space for more details regarding this development.
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