Vistara's chief commercial officer Sanjiv Kapoor resigns as airline embarks on expansion spree; Vinod Kannan to take over
Kapoor resigned after his four-year stint with Vistara citing certain personal problems.
Vistara announces 48-hour monsoon sale with ticket fares starting from Rs 1,299; no-frills carrier GoAir offers fares from Rs 899
Vistara will operate aircraft on some of the new routes in a different cabin configuration from its current Airbus A320 fleet.
Vinod Kannan to take over as Vistara's chief strategy officer in June; appointment amid carrier’s preparation to fly overseas
Currently, Sanjiv Kapoor is both chief commercial officer as well as chief strategy officer at Vistara, a joint venture between Tatas and Singapore Airlines.
Vistara, Japan Airlines ink code share agreement; move to allow customers seamless connectivity to Japan
The pact between the two carriers is effective February, according to a Vistara release.
Deepa Malik, the wheelchair-bound athlete who won a silver medal for India at the recently concluded Paralympics in Rio, complained of rude behaviour by a cabin crew member of TATA-SIA-run Vistara. The airline subsequently issued an apology.
Kapoor will take up his new assignment in February next year, Vistara said.
SpiceJet reported a net profit of Rs 71.84 crore for the first quarter ended 30 June this year compared to a loss of Rs 124.10 crore in the same quarter last year.
The airline which was on the verge of closure SpiceJet bounced back to the black zone in the last quarter of the FY15.
SpiceJet, which has been operating for more than 10 years, has been mainly using Boeing's narrow body B737s and Canadian Bombardier Q400.
The three-day offer, for which the bookings start from tomorrow, however, comes with a rider, the airline said in a release.
Tickets under the scheme are not refundable and will be applicable only for domestic travel.
During this quarter, Singh, the carrier's original founder-director took back its control after acquiring the entire 58.46 percent stake of Kalanithi Maran and Kal Airways Pvt. Ltd in February as part of a revival plan.
The flash ticket sale offer is applicable on select direct flights only on SpiceJet's domestic network.
Air India operated all women crew flights to international and domestic destinations to celebrate the occasion of International Women's Day today, the airline said in a release.
Just days after its Valentine's Day and the 'one stop sale', budget carrier SpiceJet today announced a fresh sale in which tickets for domestic routes will be available for as low as Rs 1,699 and Rs 3799 for international flights.
The civil aviation ministry has approved the revival plan for SpiceJet that would see original promoter Ajay Singh acquiring majority stake and control in the carrier, while outgoing promoters, Maran family, are also pumping in funds.
This is the third discount offer from the airline in about 9 days
The airline on Wednesday launched its first Super Sale Offer for 2015, with 5,00,000 seats for sale at all inclusive one way advance booking fares starting as low as Rs 1,499 all-in yesterday.