Monthly Archives: October 2020

Inflight review: Vistara Business Class: Airbus A321neo: Bangalore to Delhi

The Tata Singapore Airline joint venture Vistara recently took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo. This aircraft is the 93.5-ton maximum take-off weight (MTOW) version fitted with one additional centre tank (ACT) which will allow it airline to fly as far as Istanbul or Manila from the airline’s New Delhi hub. Vistara is expected to use their A321neos for these …

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Guide to traveling on Air-Bubble and Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) flights

by Sanjiv Kapoor Former COO, Spicejet and former CSCO of Vistara This guide has been updated. Please click here to view the updated guide. I keep getting questions on testing and quarantine requirements for those returning to India on the scheduled “air bubble” flights from places like the US, UK, EU, and UAE, as well as on the special ad-hoc …

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Supreme Court rules on airline refunds to passengers

Earlier this morning the Supreme Court ruled on the issue of airlines refusing to issue refunds to passengers who had booked tickets and were unable to fly during or after the lockdown. While the judgment is fairly detailed, broadly it states that: If a passenger or travel agent has booked a ticket during the lockdown period (from 25th March, 2020 …

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