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Vistara Announces Flights to Singapore and New Codeshare Agreements

After finally receiving approval to begin international flights from the Indian government, Vistara has officially announced its first international destination. The airline will be launching two new routes to Singapore from both Delhi and Mumbai airports in India. This comes after months of speculation and final approval in March where a special committee of cabinet ministers finally gave the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines joint venture permission to fly internationally. Flights to Singapore The flights to Singapore will commence from…

Vistara Acquires ex-Jet Airways Boeing 737s

In the continued gutting of Jet Airways, it has now been announced that Indian carrier Vistara will be leasing four Boeing 737-800 aircraft that originally belonged to Jet Airways. This is an attempt to grow the airline which currently has a five percent market share in India and also make…

Vistara Receives Approval for International Flights

Vistara, the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines joint venture, has finally received government approval to begin international flights. This comes after where all Vistara could really do was sit and wait. Normally, the Indian aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, would be granting international flying permits. Instead, a…

India’s Vistara Keeps International Flights on the Horizon

Vistara, a growing Indian airline, announced two new routes recently in conjunction with a codeshare partnership with Japan Airlines to strengthen the airline’s domestic network as it readies for launch of international operations soon. Better Domestic Feed The first new route announcement is to Raipur from Delhi with a double…

Trip Report: Impressive 90 Minute Journey on India’s Vistara

Airlines in India don’t have the same clout that other airlines do. Air India and Jet Airways aren’t even in the same league as airlines like Singapore or ANA. So when I needed to fly from New Delhi to Ahmedabad, India I was mentally preparing myself for the worst. The…

Vistara: A Refreshing Change for India

Over the past week, I had the opportunity to speak with several representatives of a young three-year-old growing airline within India, Vistara. The airline is a joint venture between Tata Sons, a large Indian conglomerate, and Singapore Airlines. This isn’t the Tata family’s first go at an airline. Decades ago…

Indian Carrier Vistara Places Order for 19 Jets

Indian carrier Vistara has announced that it has placed orders for 13 Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft and six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The deal, valued at $3.1 billion, will increase the airline's fleet size to 50. The decision comes as the carrier inches towards international expansion, in an effort to compete…