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Vistara to acquire GoAir. Will fly international soon.

The nightly aircraft line-up tail parade at the apron of Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore

The Tata-Singapore Airlines promoted Vistara will acquire GoAir sources within the airline say. The Wadia group promoted airline is struggling after CEO Giorgio De Roni was reportedly taken ill, earlier this year, and is convalescing in Italy. Sources indicate, De Roni is not expected to return. De Roni is credited with making the GoAir profitable after the initial management had …

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Vistara to begin Guwahati and Bagdogra service in April

Vistara VT-TTB welcomed at Mumbai CSI airport with the traditional water cannon salute.

Vistara (Tata-SIA) has announced the addition of Guwahati and Bagdogra to its network. From April 2, 2015, Vistara will operate daily on the Delhi-Guwahati-Bagdogra-Delhi routing. Flights on these sectors are available for booking. The airline has steadily expanded it’s network since begining it’s operations in January, with Goa and Hyderabad being recent additions. Phee Teik Yeoh, CEO, Vistara “We’ve had …

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Vistara begins operations from Hyderabad

Vistara Airlines, Airbus A320 VT-TTB in its official livery receiving water cannon salute.

Today, Vistara (Tata-SIA) operated it’s first flight from Hyderabad to New Delhi. The airline started its operations on 9th January 2015 from Delhi to Mumbai. (Read our trip report from the inaugural flight). The airline now serves five cities, with Goa being its recent addition on 20th February. Vistara will operate double daily return flights between Delhi and Hyderabad. Phee Teik Yeoh, …

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Jet Airways Q2 FY 2014-2015 results analysis

Jet Airways' Boeing 737-800 VT-JBD

by Ameya Joshi Jet Airways, India’s largest private airline reported its third quarter fiscal year 2014-15 (FY2015) results on February 6, 2015, reporting a wafer thin operating profit after seven consecutive quarters. The airline moved to full service operations in December 2014 and the quarter reflected a mix of full service and low cost operations. Wafer thin profits The airline …

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Remove 5/20 rule to encourage Indian competition to foreign airlines

The nightly aircraft line-up tail parade at the apron of Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore

One of the most regressive pieces of Indian civil aviation policy, the ‘5/20 rule‘ requires Indian carriers to fly for a minimum of five years and have a fleet of 20 aircraft before they can operate overseas routes, while allowing foreign carriers to operate to India, unhindered by any such norms. With implications on competitiveness, airline networks and aircraft utilisation, …

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TigerAir terminates SpiceJet agreement due to latter’s network changes

SpiceJet and TigerAir announcing their interline partnership in December 2013 which has now been terminated.

A SpiceJet spokesperson has confirmed that its year old passenger inter-line agreement with Singapore based low cost carrier TigerAir has been “terminated based on mutual decision [since SpiceJet’s] network changes made it no longer commercially worth doing.” As per reports in The Business Standard and The Economic Times, Tiger had terminated the agreement due to SpiceJet’s “non-performance”. The financially troubled …

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Vistara and Singapore Airlines launch Frequent Flyer Programme partnership

It was inevitable. Singapore Airlines and Vistara (Tata-SIA) have announced a partnership between their KrisFlyer and Club Vistara frequent flyer programmes. The partnership enables KrisFlyer members to earn and redeem miles on Vistara flights and Club Vistara members can earn and redeem points on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights. The accrual of miles and points for members of both frequent …

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Inflight review: Tata-SIA Vistara premium economy: A320: New Delhi – Mumbai

Vistara A320-200 Business Class Cabin

Today morning, I flew the inaugural flight of India’s newest full service airline, Vistara, the brand name for Tata-SIA Airlines, the joint venture between India’s most respected conglomerate the Tatas, and Singapore Airlines. Indira Gandhi international (DEL) to Chhatrapati Shivaji international (BOM). UK890. Depart 12:30 Arrive 14:45. All times local. Airbus A320-200. VT-TTB. Seat 7D. 09-January-2015. Check In – New …

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Vistara airlines: Cabin pictures – business, premium economy, economy

Tata-SIA Airlines Vistara A320 premium economy class cabin.

Our ace photographer Vedant was on board UK890, the inaugural flight of Vistara, Tata SIA Airlines earlier this afternoon. While his official trip report will follow, here are the first high resolution pictures of the three cabins on board the airline’s A320-200 VT-TTB. Please share this article with your friends using the social media buttons at the end. Read our …

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Tata-SIA’s Vistara commences operations. Successful inaugural flight.

Vistara Airlines, Airbus A320 VT-TTB in its official livery receiving water cannon salute.

Vistara the brand of Tata Singapore Airlines joint-venture company Tata-SIA Airlines Ltd., had a successful inaugural flight earlier this morning. Flight UK890 took off from Terminal 3 Indira Gandhi airport in New Delhi and became the first domestic airline to commence operations at Terminal 2 of Chhatrapati Shivaji airport after it landed on runway 14. Prasad Menon, Chairman, Vistara lit …

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BREAKING: First cabin pictures of Vistara premium economy class

Vistara Airlines, Airbus A320 VT-TTB in its official livery

Bangalore Aviation is on-board UK890, the inaugural flight of Vistara, the Tata-SIA joint venture airline, from New Delhi to Mumbai. Our team member Vedant Agarwal is on board and sends us this first high resolution picture of the premium economy class. Vistara is the only airline in India to offer a premium economy on domestic routes, and we shall bring …

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Tata SIA Vistara inaugural flight – first pictures

Vistara Airbus A320 VT-TTB at the gate at IGI airport New Delhi

Bangalore Aviation is on-board UK890, the inaugural flight of Vistara, the Tata-SIA joint venture airline, from New Delhi to Mumbai. Enjoy these first photographs, and please share this page on your Facebook, Google+, Twitter. Use the share buttons at the end of the article. Read our detailed in-flight review Flight information display (FID) board Check-in Boarding gate Vistara A320 VT-TTB …

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Vistara to fly on 9th January 2015

New full service carrier Vistara’s (TATA-SIA) first flight will take-off on 9th January 2015. With Delhi as its hub, Vistara will initially offer flights to Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Vistara’s 148-seater A320-200 will offer three separate cabins, with 16 seats in Business, 36 in Premium Economy and 96 in Economy Class. The airline is the first full service Indian carrier to …

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Vistara receives it’s Air Operator Permit

Vistara Airlines, Airbus A320 VT-TTB in its official livery receiving water cannon salute.

Vistara (Tata-SIA) received it’s Air Operator Permit (AOP) from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), allowing the airline to begin commercial operations in the country. The AOP is the final step in a highly technical and complex compliance process to allow the airline to operate commercial flights. Headquartered in New Delhi, Vistara will begin operations with its fleet of …

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Opinion: How Indian airlines are positioning themselves

The nightly aircraft line-up tail parade at the apron of Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore

The Indian skies are fairly busy. With seven airlines operating, one about to launch services, one in a bit of a challenge and six airline licenses granted by the Ministry of Civil aviation, increased competition is inevitable. Yet, if one looks at profitability, there is only one airline that has been consistently profitable. Which begs the question, are all the …

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Air travel in India is not going to be same anymore – Vistara CEO

Vistara Airlines, Airbus A320 VT-TTB in its official livery

The Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture airline, Vistara, expects to get its flying permit this week, promising a new air travel experience in India. This was disclosed by airline chief executive officer Yeoh Phee Teik in an internal email to staff which Bangalore Aviation had a chance to view. In the mail Mr. Yeoh said “..we have completed the certification process …

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Vistara signs agreement with SITA for Air to Ground operations and datalink service

Vistara logo

Vistara (Tata-Sia) Airlines has signed an agreement with SITA, the air transport IT specialist. The agreement is for SITA’s air-to-ground airline operations and datalink service, flight briefing services which will help the airline to  plan routes that reduce operational costs, and a comprehensive network solution connecting it’s ground operations for critical passenger services. Maneesh Jaikrishna, Vice-President, India and Sub-Continent, SITA “Vistara …

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