Vistara airlines' first A320 VT-TTB.
Vistara airlines' first A320 VT-TTB. Photo courtesy Airbus.

BREAKING NEWS: Vistara’s new Airbus A320 arrives at New Delhi today

The first aircraft of the Tata Singapore Airlines joint venture airline, Vistara will arrive at New Delhi this evening around 17:00 local time.

The aircraft MSN6223 (manufacturer’s serial number) will be registered as VT-TTB.

The aircraft took off on its first flight on July 11, and was delivered yesterday at Tolouse Blagnac airport in France. The delivery flight flew to Ras Al Khaymah in the United Arab Emirates last night and took off for New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi airport earlier today.

Curiously the aircraft is an all-white livery with just basic airline logos as the name Vistara was announced well after the painting of the aircraft was completed. This aircraft will be used by Vistara to complete is flight certifications and other formalities with India’s civil aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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