On Saturday, 25th of August, I woke up to a message informing about an event in Delhi by Vistara for the unveiling of VT-ATV, the 22nd aircraft of the airline and the one in retro livery. Things moved very fast since then with the airline arranging for the travel along with the media agency getting … Continue reading Vistara’s RETROJet – A tribute to JRD TATA
Indian full service carrier Vistara – a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and TATA announced the launch of “Freedom Fares” on 31st July 2018. The fares, which created divides on social media, were open for sale today. It is applicable for flights operating August 29th onwards. My first reaction was surprise. The fare choice was … Continue reading Vistara EconomyLite fare without meals is live!
Indian full service carrier Vistara, a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and TATA group, announced the launch of “Vistara World” which will have more than 70 hours of video and audio content streamed wirelessly onto personal handled devices and laptop in-flight. “Vistara World” is expected to be rolled out fleet wide in August 2018 and … Continue reading Vistara to roll out In-flight entertainment service for personal devices and laptops
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
I have always felt that India needs another Full Service Carrier (FSC), ever since the demise of Kingfisher. There is market for FSC at the right price and differentiator. No wonder then that I have been keenly tracking Vistara, since the day TATA-SIA announced its launch. The airline operates a fleet of 13 A320ceo and … Continue reading Vistara – Setting the tone for growth
I generally avoid writing about any airline until they complete about a year in Indian skies. However Vistara was different, I first wrote about them even before they started their operations. (Is Vistara’s rumored seating configuration the right mix?) The article has been relevant every day since then and more so in current times when … Continue reading Vistara – What lies ahead?