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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/vistara-getting-ready-for-international-ops-trains-its-pilots-with-scoot-for-boeing-787-3282431.html

Vistara readies for international flights; trains pilots with Scoot for Boeing 787

Dec 12, 2018

Vistara has started training pilots for Boeing 787 aircraft as part of its preparations to launch international services.

Sources told Moneycontrol that Vistara pilots will be deputed to Scoot, the low-cost carrier owned by Singapore Airlines that operates medium and long haul flights from Singapore.

"The pilots from Vistara will be based in Singapore as they do their type rating for B787," an executive from the industry said, adding that the pilots will fly for Scoot to gain experience, the executive said.

Earlier this year, Vistara had confirmed an order for six Boeing 787 Dreamliners. This was part of a larger order worth $3.1 billion. The order also included 13 Airbus A320neo aircraft.

"We are fully prepared to embark upon our international journey and to commence operations immediately after receiving necessary approvals from the authorities. We will be able to share specific details with you at an appropriate time,” said a Vistara spokesperson.


So how far off are they timing wise? Think they will launch in 2019?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/vistara-gets-international-flying-rights-1552488678453.html

Vistara gets international flying rights

13 Mar 2019

Vistara has been granted permission to fly international routes, civil aviation secretary ‎Pradeep Singh Kharola said on Wednesday.

A Vistara official said on condition of anonymity that the airline has crossed one more hurdle, but it is not there yet. “We are closely working with the ministry of civil aviation. Specific details will be shared at an appropriate time," a Vistara Spokesperson said.

Vistara had hoped to launch its international operations last year but did not get government approval then.

Vistara will also lease another 37 new A320neo-family aircraft from leasing companies.

The company has also inked letter of intent with Boeing for six firm-ordered 787-9 Dreamliner and purchase rights for four more aircraft from the 787 Dreamliner family.

While the narrow-body Airbus aircraft will be delivered between 2019 and 2023, the airline will take the delivery of six wide-body Boeing 787-900 (Dreamliner) aircraft between 2020 and 2021.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/77072-vistara-selects-colombo-as-first-intl-route-report

Vistara selects Colombo as first int'l route - report

12.04.2019

Vistara will reportedly launch its first international flight, from Delhi Int'l to Colombo Int'l, in September 2019, Sri Lanka's Daily News has reported.

The carrier secured a permit to fly internationally in March 2019, having crossed the required threshold of twenty aircraft in its fleet.

Vistara is reportedly planning to fly to Colombo daily using an A320-200neo aircraft.

According to the ch-aviation capacity module, SriLankan Airlines currently operates 14x weekly between Delhi and Colombo using A320-200s, A320neo, A321-200s, and A321-200neo.
Air India also operates the route 14x weekly using A320-200 and A321-200 aircraft.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/companies/vistara-to-add-six-boeing-737-aircraft-from-jet-airways-3906161.html

Vistara to add six Boeing 737 aircraft from Jet Airways

Apr 29, 2019

Vistara is set to add six Boeing 737 aircraft, which earlier belonged to Jet Airways, to its fleet, making its first move to fill the space vacated by the distressed airline.

This is apart from a recruitment drive for cabin crew that Vistara is holding this week, which will attract applications from Jet Airways' employees who haven't received their salaries since March.

The Boeing aircraft will be new for Vistara, which has till now preferred to have Airbus narrow bodies. At present, it has a fleet of 22 Airbus 320 planes.

"Vistara will undertake a short differences training for pilots, crew and engineers to comply with Vistara’s standards and will be in operation soon," said a senior industry executive.

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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2019 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/vistara-plans-to-acquire-16-of-jet-airways-boeing-aircraft-to-fly-to-europe-report-3946451.html

Vistara plans to acquire 16 of Jet Airways' Boeing aircraft to fly to Europe: Report

May 08, 2019

Vistara is planning to acquire 16 of Jet Airways' grounded planes that include 10 Boeing 777 aircraft.

It also plans to add to its fleet three of Jet Airways' single-aisle Boeing 737 planes, along with some Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft. The formal discussions regarding this are expected to begin soon.

Moneycontrol could not independently verify the news.


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PostPosted: Sat May 25, 2019 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/vistara-to-get-four-ex-jet-airways-boeing-737s-this-month/articleshow/69483820.cms

Vistara to induct 4 ex-Jet Airways' Boeing 737s this month & 6 more shortly

May 24, 2019

Vistara will induct Boeing 737s -- that once used to fly for Jet Airways -- in its fleet by the end of this month.

The Tata-Singapore Airlines (SIA) JV on Friday said it has leased four B737-800 NG aircraft that will be delivered this month and two Airbus A320neo which it will get in the second half of the year. Additionally, six more ex-Jet B737s will also be leased by Vistara taking the total number to 10.

Jet had a two class cabin, economy and business, while Vistara has three classes -- business, premium economy and economy. It has employed almost 500 ex-employees of Jet, including pilots, cabin crew, engineers and other staff.

Vistara CEO Leslie Thng said: “Our focus on serving the domestic market has remained unwavered even as we prepare to become an international airline. These leased aircraft will be deployed to meet the sudden drop in capacity in the market and to aid convenience of travellers.”

“Our decision to induct a different aircraft type in our fleet is a carefully evaluated one, which is both, economically and commercially viable, and will eventually help us take the Vistara experience wider and deeper across markets in India,” Thng added.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The first of the former Jet Airways 737-800s (VT-JFH ) has joined Vistara as VT-TGB.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The first of the former Jet Airways 737-800s (VT-JFH ) has joined Vistara as VT-TGB.


And the second (VT-JFE) as VT-TGA.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The former Jet Airways 737-800 VT-JBW has joined Vistara as VT-TGD.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Vistara has added a new A320NEO to the fleet today, as VT-TNN.
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