Pilots from Indian airline Vistara to fly for SIA, Scoot

Indian carrier Vistara is 49 per cent owned by SIA and the rest by Indian conglomerate Tata.
Indian carrier Vistara is 49 per cent owned by SIA and the rest by Indian conglomerate Tata.PHOTO: SIA

Indian airline staff will help S'pore carriers meet manpower needs

Up to 24 pilots from Indian carrier Vistara will fly with Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its budget arm, Scoot, for about a year, joining the airlines progressively from last month.

The arrangement will help the Singapore carriers meet their manpower needs in the near term and provide Vistara pilots with experience in long-haul flights.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 08, 2019, with the headline 'Vistara pilots to fly for SIA, Scoot'. Print Edition | Subscribe