Vistara Airlines has started flights to India’s newest airport, New Goa International Airport (GOX).
The airline started flights to GOX on 14 February on two routes:
- GOX and Bengaluru (BLR) – twice daily
- GOX and Mumbai (BOM) – 6 flights a week
The airport opened in January 2023 and expects 4.4 million passengers a year at the start and 13 million in the next five years.
It is known as New Goa International Airport and as as Mopa International Airport and officially called Manohar International Airport (GOX).
Vistara already flies to Dabolim Airport from Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
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The new airport serves North Goa and will be the area’s second airport after Dabolim Airport (GOI). It provides relief from the cramped and dated airport terminal in Dabolim (GOI).
Goa is one of the main tourist hubs in India and attracts tourists from across the globe.
Mr. Vinod Kannan, Chief Executive Officer, Vistara:
“At Vistara, we remain committed to offering better connectivity to our customers by densifying our domestic network.
“The commencement of our operations at the Manohar International Airport will enhance our footprint in Goa and will enable us to better facilitate the growing traffic.
“We are certain that customers looking for direct connectivity to North Goa will appreciate the option of flying India’s most loved airline.“
About Vistara Airways (UK)
Vistara Airways is is an Indian airline based in Gurgaon with its hub at Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport.
It is a joint venture between Tata and Singapore Airlines and started operations on January 9, 2015.
Routes: The airline connects 31 cities across India and 14 international destinations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
Fleet: Vistara operates a fleet of over 50 aircraft, including:
- 42 Airbus A320neo
- 6 Airbus A321
- 3 Boeing 737-800NG
- 3 Boeing 787-9
N.B. Image credit: Vistara Airways