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

Vistara airlines' first A320 VT-TTB.

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 …

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Tata-SIA airlines unveils its brand Vistara – an analysis

The Tata-SIA Airlines Ltd. (TSAL), the 51:49 joint venture between the Tatas and Singapore Airlines officially unveiled Vistara as its airline brand yesterday. Drawn from the Sanskrit word Vistaar which means limitless expanse. The logo is derived from a ‘yantra’, a perfect mathematical form that reflects the unbounded universe. Its fluid interconnecting lines reflect the seamless experience the airline wants …

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Senior IndiGo pilots leave to join Tata-SIA

The pilots’ under-ground network is abuzz with news of some senior level exits from India’s largest domestic airline, IndiGo, to the new airline being floated by the Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture. Three senior captains, one A320 type rating instructor pilot (typically a captain with over 10,000 hours flight experience), and two check pilots (pilots who supervise route-check flights to certify …

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Video: New airlines to land in India: Good for flyers?

Air India Airbus A321 VT-PPO. Seen here handing in the early morning light at Bangalore Airport.

I had the pleasure of joining industry stalwarts Amber Dubey, Ayaz Memon, Govindraj Ethiraj, and Jitender Bhargava on Boom News’ Google+ India Hangout discussing the impending entry of new airlines AirAsia India and Tata-SIA and their potential impact on the Indian airline industry. Govindraj Ethiraj is a journalist of repute and the moderator. Amber Dubey is the head, aerospace and …

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Tech Tuesday: Proving Flights

AirAsia India first Airbus A320 with Sharklets VT-ATF

In late 2013, India’s civil aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) introduced a Civil Aviation Policy, CAP-3100, in line with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation, pronounced eye-kay-oh) guidelines, to guide an organisation on the steps required to obtain an Air Operator’s Certificate, or an AOP. The AOP is required for an operator to offer air transport services, …

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Opinion: Air India’s Star alliance membership is a precursor to Tata-SIA entry

During his visit to India, Mark Schwab the CEO of the Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline grouping, announced that national carrier Air India could join the alliance within the next six months. In a press interaction Schwab said “without giving a specific date, one can say that we will complete all the ground work and formalities of Air India’s …

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SpiceJet posts record Rs. 559 crore loss in Q2 FY2014. Needs urgent capital infusion.

by Devesh Agarwal Gurgaon based low fare carrier SpiceJet Ltd., continued the record of disastrous performance in the Indian airline industry when it announced a record Rs. 559 crore loss for the second quarter, ended September 30, of the fiscal year 2013~2014. This compared to the Rs. 163.5 crore loss from the same quarter last fiscal, and a Rs. 50.5 …

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Tata-SIA joint venture receives FIPB approval

by Devesh Agarwal Photo © Devesh Agarwal The joint venture of Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tata Sons, Tata SIA Airlines Ltd., to set up a full service airline, has won approval from India’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). The company has an initial capital outlay of $100 million with Tatas holding 51% and Singapore Airlines holding 49%. Tata-SIA will now …

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