Vistara to start flights from India to UK, Germany, France soon; Delhi-London flights likely thrice a week
Even though international flights have been suspended in India since March, recent bilateral pacts will allow certain services to operate with restrictions
Vistara said its first 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which was delivered to it by Boeing in February this year, operated its maiden commercial flight from Delhi to Kolkata on Thursday morning
After flip-flops, IndiGo Airlines clarifies pay cut up to 25% for senior employees will be for entire 2020-21
IndiGo Airline had on Friday announced pay cut ranging between 5 and 25 percent, in addition to its leave-without-pay programme for May, June and July, for senior employees
Coronavirus pandemic likely to hit 29 lakh jobs in Indian aviation, dependent sectors; Rs 85,000-cr revenue loss : IATA
The coronavirus pandemic is expected to impact more than 29 lakh jobs in the Indian aviation and dependent industries, global airlines' grouping IATA said on Friday
A day after Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri advised airlines to open bookings only after the government takes a decision on resuming passenger flight services, Vistara and AirAsia India said on Sunday they have not received any notice from the aviation ministry on this matter
Coronavirus Outbreak: Reviewing govt order on refunds, will comply once some of its aspects are clarified, says Vistara
All domestic and international commercial passenger flights have been suspended during the lockdown.
More than 20 lakh jobs are at risk in India's aviation space and dependent sectors in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to global airlines' grouping IATA
Coronavirus Outbreak: Vistara announces compulsory leave without pay for up to 3 days for senior employees
Vistara chief Leslie Thng on Wednesday announced that senior employees will be going on compulsory leave without pay for up to three days between 15 and 30 April as a measure to further conserve the airline's cash flow amid lockdown to combat the COVID-19 threat
Govt mulls up to Rs 12,000 cr rescue plan for aviation sector battered after coronavirus outbreak: Report
The Finance Ministry is considering a proposal that includes the temporary suspension of most taxes levied on the aviation sector, including a deferment of aviation fuel tax, said the sources, who have direct knowledge of the matter.
Domestic air passenger traffic up by 8.98% in February on rising demand; AirAsia India tops in on-time performance: DGCA
Domestic air passenger traffic in February increased by 8.98 percent to 12.36 million as compared to the same period last year, according to data released on Wednesday by aviation regulator DGCA
'We are evaluating Air India', says Vistara chairman Bhaskar Bhat on national carrier's disinvestment
Vistara, a joint venture between India’s Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, is considering a bid for the government’s stake in state-run carrier Air India, Vistara’s chairman said on Monday, according to local media reports
Vistara codeshare pact with United Airlines comes into effect; carriers to get connectivity boost in India, US
The two airlines had signed the codeshare pact that allows United Airlines to book seats for its passengers on Vistara's flights in India last June.
Anurag Kashyap chooses not to fly with IndiGo for Kolkata Film Festival in solidarity with Kunal Kamra
Last week, IndiGo suspended Kunal Kamra from flying with the private airline for six months, after he allegedly heckled journalist Arnab Goswami aboard
Tata Group likely to bid for Air India in partnership with Singapore Airlines; eyes merger of Air India Express, Air Asia India
While Air India's net loss in 2018-19 was around Rs 8,556 crore, its current total debt is around Rs 80,000 crore.
Air India sale: Emirates not interested in buying stake in national carrier, says report; Dubai-based airline focused on organic growth
In 2018, the government had tried to sell a 76 percent stake in Air India and offload about $5.1 billion of its debt, terms that potential buyers at the time viewed as too onerous.
What an Air India buyer will get: Debt, old aircraft, little-used Star Alliance creds and lots of extra employees
Only recently has Air India moved to the sale and leaseback model with their Boeing 787 purchases, and Air India’s newest A320neo aircraft, all 27 of them are on a lease.
At present, there are 39 aircraft in Vistara's fleet comprising 19 A320neo aircraft, 13 A320ceo aircraft and seven Boeing B737-800NG aircraft.
The domestic air passenger traffic in December 2019 increased by 2.56 percent to 1.30 crore compared to the same month in 2018, according to data released by the DGCA on Monday.
IndiGo, Vistara, SpiceJet, Singapore Airlines to launch new flights to domestic, international destinations
IndiGo said that Mizoram would be the sixth amongst the eight north-eastern sister states to be connected to its large domestic and international network.
Vistara announces launch of Delhi-Kathmandu daily direct flights from 11 February; introductory return fare starts at Rs 9,999
Kathmandu will be Vistara's fifth international destination after the airline launched its global operations in August last year, the airline stated in a release.