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Vistara: The new Singapore - India airline joint venture takes off

Full-service carrier Vistara, the new India-based airline started by Singapore Airlines and Tata group, takes off on Jan 9 with flights between India's capital New Delhi, financial hub Mumbai and the western city of Ahmedabad. Here's more about India's third full service carrier from The Straits Times archives.

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Singapore Airlines' new Indian joint venture Vistara unveils services and frills

Full-service carrier Vistara, the new India-based airline started by Singapore Airlines and Tata group, unveiled on Monday the range of services it will offer fliers, from 17 special meals on request to spacious cabins and auto check-in facilities.The airlines will begin operations from January 19 with flights between India's capital New Delhi, financial hub Mumbai and the western city of Ahmedabad. It is the third full service carrier in India. Read more here:

Vistara aims to have 20 Airbus A320 aircraft in four years: CEO

 

NEW DELHI - Vistara, the new airline by Singapore Airlines (SIA) and India's Tata group, will begin operations with two Airbus A320 aircraft, before increasing the fleet to five by end-March and 20 in four years' time.Mr Yeoh Phee Teik, chief executive of Tata SIA Airlines, the joint venture that will operate the new airline, told reporters this at a press conference in New Delhi on Monday where the airline unveiled the look of its cabin, CNBC reported. Read more here:

SIA-Tata joint venture Vistara hopes to soar in tough market

Singapore Airlines' launch of its joint-venture carrier with India's Tata Group from Jan 9 is bringing some New Year cheer to the aviation industry in India at a time when at least one airline is struggling to survive in an expanding but tough air travel market.The full-service carrier, Vistara, based in New Delhi, opened bookings on Dec 18 for flights between the capital Delhi and financial capital Mumbai, as well as the western city of Ahmedabad. Read more here

SIA's Indian venture, Vistara, gets flying permit

Indian carrier Vistara, a tie-up between Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Indian conglomerate Tata, has obtained approval to start operations.Receiving the Air Operator Permit (AOP) from India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation is a "significant milestone as it is the final step in a highly technical and complex compliance process", Vistara said in a statement on Monday night. Read more here:

India's newest airline Vistara - in which SIA has 49 per cent stake - eyes October launch

NEW DELHI - India's newest airline announced on Monday flights could begin in October, saying it was "bullish" about the future even as a rival carrier reported a big loss.The new airline, to be called Vistara - a Sanskrit word meaning "limitless expanse" - is 49-per-cent-owned by Singapore Airlines (SIA), while the Mumbai-based Tata conglomerate controls 51 per cent. Read more here: