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Vistara celebrates a million passengers – Bangalore Aviation
Vistara CEO Phee Teik Yeoh felicitates Biplove Choudhary as the one millionth passenger.
Vistara CEO Phee Teik Yeoh felicitates Biplove Choudhary as the one millionth passenger.

Vistara celebrates a million passengers

The Tata-SIA Airline, Vistara has crossed the milestone one million passenger mark, in less than 50 weeks of operations, little over two weeks shy of its first anniversary of January 9th.

The passenger Mr. Biplove Choudhary, received a warm welcome by Vistara crew at IGI Airport, New Delhi Delhi International airport and was escorted from the terminal entrance to the check-in counter. He was upgraded to Business class, and presented with a Club Vistara Gold frequent flier membership.

To celebrate the occasion, all passengers flying today with the airline are receiving a complimentary Premium Economy upgrade voucher redeemable on a future flight and a specially designed baggage tag marking the milestone is also being presented to all customers.

Vistara currently flies 311 weekly flights to 12 destinations with a fleet of nine Airbus A320 fitted with winglets called Sharklets. The airline will be adding four aircraft to its fleet during 2016.

Mr. Phee Teik Yeoh, CEO, Vistara said,

“This is another great achievement for Vistara within the first year of operation. We are glad that so many customers have appreciated Vistara’s differentiated offering and unique value proposition. I would like to thank all our customers who have reposed their faith and kept coming back to us, making Vistara their preferred airline. We will continue to focus on the feedback of our customers and deliver seamless and personalised service experience to delight them.”

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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