Vistara’s B787-9 to have 299 seats, bags slots at London Gatwick along with IndiGo

IndiGo – India’s largest carrier by domestic market share and Vistara – India’s only private full-service carrier (FSC) have both bagged slots at London Gatwick. The information comes from initial coordination report and is subject to change. The airport was world’s busiest single runway airport until Mumbai overtook it. London Gatwick is a case study … Continue reading Vistara’s B787-9 to have 299 seats, bags slots at London Gatwick along with IndiGo

Vistara announces its much anticipated aircraft order, opts for Boeing B787-9 for long haul

The last year or so saw large consultancies predict a 100 aircraft order from Vistara before the end of 2017. In the end, the order announcement came today, almost a year later and the order itself is a modest one which has seen the airline, a joint venture of TATA – SIA, give business to … Continue reading Vistara announces its much anticipated aircraft order, opts for Boeing B787-9 for long haul

Taking passenger experience to new level – Etihad’s flagship B787-900

“Welcome onboard, turn right here” or something similar the cabin crew said to us as we stepped into the flagship Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner of Etihad to fly from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai. I had intended to write a combined review of my flight experience from Rome to Mumbai but the fantastic experience I had on … Continue reading Taking passenger experience to new level – Etihad’s flagship B787-900

Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting

Last week, in a surprise announcement, Virgin Atlantic announced the launch of second daily flight to New Delhi from London Heathrow. The airline opened reservations for its second flight over the weekend and made amends to timings of two other flights to India. The airline will operate the new flight with the A330-300 aircraft. The … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting

IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for Summer 2020

Low cost carriers IndiGo and Spicejet and Full-Service Carrier Vistara filed for slots at London Heathrow for the Summer Schedule of 2020. This was revealed in the report published by ACL – the organization with handles slot allocations at London Heathrow and many other airports which includes Dubai. Vistara is expecting delivery of its B787-9 … Continue reading IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for Summer 2020