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Vistara to ramp up manpower to 5,000 this year, says CEO Vinod Kannan

NEW DELHI: Vistara plans to significantly ramp up its staff strength to a total of 5,000 by the end of this year as the full service carrier focuses on increasing capacity utilisation, expanding fleet and further improving overall services. Currently, the airline has around 4,000 people. After being significantly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, including […]

Vistara to start non-stop flight services between New Delhi, Frankfurt

NEW DELHI: Full-service carrier Vistara on Thursday said it will commence non-stop special flight services between New Delhi and Frankfurt in Germany, under the air bubble agreement, starting February 18. The services to the German city will be operated twice a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays, with Vistara’s brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, the Delhi-based […]

Vistara to start flights to Bangladesh from November 5 under air bubble pact

NEW DELHI: Tata-SIA joint venture airline Vistara on Tuesday said it will launch flight services to Bangladesh from India, starting November 5, under the recently signed air bubble agreement between the two countries. Vistara’s announcement comes a day after budget carrier SpiceJet said it will operate flights to Dhaka and port city Chittagong from India […]

Airlines free to set baggage limit

NEW DELHI: The government of India (Centre)  on Thursday freed airlines to fix their own baggage allowance, thereby allowing more space for competition and addition of another revenue stream. The development comes months after the Centre had fixed a limit of only one check-in and one hand-baggage per passenger since the resumption of domestic operations […]

Vistara: First airline to offer in-flight WiFi internet on B787-9

NEW DELHI: Accordingly, the service will be available on flights between Delhi and London Heathrow. “This makes Vistara the first Indian airline to offer the service,” the airline said in a statement. “Vistara plans to soon introduce the service on its Airbus A321 neo aircraft as well, subject to regulatory approvals.” As per the airline, […]

Vistara operates maiden long-haul flight from Delhi to London

NEW DELHI: Vistara operated its first long-haul flight from Delhi to London on Friday using its newly inducted Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, the airline said here. The full-service carrier is scheduled to operate special thrice-weekly flights from August 28 to October 24 between the two cities, it said in a statement. These special flights are […]

If ‘Rotten T’ gets Air India, I will file criminal complaint: Subramanian Swamy

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Friday sounded a warning that if ‘Rotten T’ gets Air India, he will file a criminal complaint against government bigwigs. “If ‘Rotten T’ gets Air India despite ED investigation on money laundering by Tatas for Air Asia, payment in Dubai to a terrorist, FIPB fraud in getting […]

Vistara receives its first A321neo aircraft with flat-bed business class

NEW DELHI: Vistara, a joint venture between TATA group and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft in New Delhi today. The aircraft, arriving from Airbus’ final assembly lines in Hamburg, Germany, features India’s most advanced aircraft cabin in the sky with fully flat beds in business class. Overall, Vistara’s […]

Vistara to deploy A320neos with enhanced features on India-Singapore route

NEW DELHI: Vistara airline on Thursday announced that it has recently received three new A320neo planes with enhanced cabin features from Airbus and it would deploy them on its routes connecting India and Singapore from November 24 this year. Vistara has been operating daily flights on the Delhi-Singapore and the Mumbai-Singapore routes since August 6 […]

Vistara signs agreement with Airbus for parts, engineering support

NEW DELHI: Vistara, India’s full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, has signed a long-term contract to partner with Airbus for their Flight Hour Services – Tailored Support Package (FHS-TSP). The contract will cover engineering and maintenance for 62 aircraft, including 23 existing ones. The FHS-TSP contract provides integrated and guaranteed […]

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