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  • Flying during COVID-19 times: Of half-empty flights, social distancing and now an offer to buy adjacent seats Jul 10, 2020 01:34 PM IST

    Flying during COVID-19 times: Of half-empty flights, social distancing and now an offer to buy adjacent seats

    Vistara's offer - and other airlines will soon follow - to let customers book adjacent seats too, has again set off a debate on the middle seat

  • COVID-19 pandemic | Vistara will let passenger book adjacent seat at discount to keep it vacant Jul 07, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic | Vistara will let passenger book adjacent seat at discount to keep it vacant

    Kannan said the occupancy rate in Vistara flights has been on an average between 50 to 60 percent since the domestic passenger services resumed on May 25.

  • Vistara in talks with planemakers, lessors to delay taking delivery of some aircraft Jul 06, 2020 10:49 PM IST

    Vistara in talks with planemakers, lessors to delay taking delivery of some aircraft

    Delivery of some planes have already been pushed back due to logistics issues and production delays at the planemakers, as countries went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Vinod Kannan, chief strategy officer at Vistara told reporters.

  • Now, Vistara lets you book the adjacent seat to practice social distancing in flights Jul 06, 2020 04:58 PM IST

    Now, Vistara lets you book the adjacent seat to practice social distancing in flights

    The step to allow booking of adjacent seat, Vistara hopes, will instil confidence among passengers to take to the skies. Though domestic flights resumed on May 25, passenger loads and utilisation of capacity have been low.

  • Coronavirus impact | Vistara announces 5-20% pay cut for 40% employees till December Jun 30, 2020 04:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Vistara announces 5-20% pay cut for 40% employees till December

    The full-service carrier has more than 4,000 employees on its payroll.

  • Indian airlines struggling hard as most costs are paid in US dollars: Vistara Jun 26, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    Indian airlines struggling hard as most costs are paid in US dollars: Vistara

    Calling the coronavirus pandemic a "black swan" event, Kannan noted that the airlines have a fundamental knack of ordering aircraft when the times are good, and getting the delivery when the times are bad.

  • Vistara in talks with Boeing to defer deliveries of Dreamliner planes Jun 17, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    Vistara in talks with Boeing to defer deliveries of Dreamliner planes

    Vistara has also preponed the returning of leased planes of erstwhile Jet Airways from the earlier schedule of phasing them out by 2022-23, the source said, adding that airlines globally reworking and strategising their business plans, including fleet and network plans.

  • Two Vistara pilots test positive for COVID-19 Jun 06, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Two Vistara pilots test positive for COVID-19

    Pilots who were in direct contact with these two pilots were sent for RT-PCR COVID-19 test, the spokesperson said, adding, "So far, the results for some of the pilots have been found negative while others are still pending."

  • Vistara's first 787-9 aircraft operates its maiden commercial flight on Delhi-Kolkata route May 28, 2020 11:58 AM IST

    Vistara's first 787-9 aircraft operates its maiden commercial flight on Delhi-Kolkata route

    While domestic passenger flights resumed across India from Monday, they restarted in Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday and in West Bengal from Thursday.

  • Domestic aviation industry will need up to Rs 35,000 crore addl funding in FY21-23: ICRA May 14, 2020 08:32 PM IST

    Domestic aviation industry will need up to Rs 35,000 crore addl funding in FY21-23: ICRA

    The profitability of the industry would also be adversely impacted in the ongoing fiscal due to lower revenues and high fixed costs, which is 35-42 percent of the total cost of airlines.

  • Vistara announces leave without pay for up to 4 days per month in May and June for senior employees May 05, 2020 01:51 PM IST

    Vistara announces leave without pay for up to 4 days per month in May and June for senior employees

    Vistara had sent the same set of senior employees on compulsory LWP for up to six days in April.

  • Coronavirus impact | Vistara to minimise in-flight services, withdraws hot meals, Starbucks coffee Apr 30, 2020 01:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Vistara to minimise in-flight services, withdraws hot meals, Starbucks coffee

    Vistara said it will withdraw on-board sales, welcome drink, hot meals, beverages in the premium economy and economy offerings.

  • Vistara deploys its newly-inducted Dreamliner aircraft to transport essential supplies Apr 22, 2020 08:35 PM IST

    Vistara deploys its newly-inducted Dreamliner aircraft to transport essential supplies

    "Vistara started operating the cargo flights on Sunday, April 19, between Delhi and Mumbai, and will operate more such flights over the next two weeks, carrying vital supplies and commercial cargo to and from various parts of India, including but not limited to Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai," the airline's press release stated.

  • Haven't received any govt notice on bookings open from May 4: Vistara, AirAsia India Apr 19, 2020 07:30 PM IST

    Haven't received any govt notice on bookings open from May 4: Vistara, AirAsia India

    "We shall await the ministry's notice in this regard. We have suspended operations and sales until May 3, following the last circular," Vistara spokesperson said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic| Vistara announces compulsory leave-without-pay for up to 3 days for senior employees Apr 15, 2020 03:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic| Vistara announces compulsory leave-without-pay for up to 3 days for senior employees

    On March 27, the airline had also introduced compulsory leave without pay for up to three days between April 1 and April 14 for the same set of senior employees.

  • Vistara announces compulsory leave without pay of up to 3 days for senior employees Mar 27, 2020 07:50 PM IST

    Vistara announces compulsory leave without pay of up to 3 days for senior employees

    Thng said the annual salary increment exercise for all eligible staff will be deferred from April to July 1 and an appropriate decision shall be taken then.

  • India’s airlines have grounded over 650 planes. Where are they parked? Mar 26, 2020 11:40 AM IST

    India’s airlines have grounded over 650 planes. Where are they parked?

    A check on where airlines have parked their grounded fleet after sharp drop in traffic triggered by coronavirus outbreak

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Vistara temporarily suspends international operations between March 20-31 Mar 18, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Vistara temporarily suspends international operations between March 20-31

    On March 17, domestic carrier GoAir also announced a temporary suspension of all international operations, starting March 17, 2020, until April 15, 2020, citing an unprecedented decline in air travel.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Adjusting capacity, taking steps to conserve cash: Vistara CEO tells employees Mar 17, 2020 01:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Adjusting capacity, taking steps to conserve cash: Vistara CEO tells employees

    The joint venture airline between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines has adjusted capacity for March and April

  • Flybe grounding could give Vistara an elusive slot at London Heathrow Mar 06, 2020 03:57 PM IST

    Flybe grounding could give Vistara an elusive slot at London Heathrow

    Trading of slots is allowed at London Heathrow, which has one of the most expensive slots in the world.

  • Explained | What's special about Vistara's new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Mar 03, 2020 11:28 AM IST

    Explained | What's special about Vistara's new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

    The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is a long haul, wide-body aircraft that was first showcased to the aviation world in 2013

  • 'Evaluating Air India', says Vistara Chairman Bhaskar Bhat Mar 02, 2020 05:05 PM IST

    'Evaluating Air India', says Vistara Chairman Bhaskar Bhat

    The last date for submission of expression of interest for the state-run carrier is March 17.

  • Coronavirus will have short-term impact, airlines need to be flexible: Vistara CEO Mar 02, 2020 09:15 AM IST

    Coronavirus will have short-term impact, airlines need to be flexible: Vistara CEO

    On February 26, Vistara announced 20 flights between Delhi and Bangkok, 26 between Mumbai and Singapore and eight between Delhi and Singapore were cancelled for March in response to weak demand due to the virus outbreak.

  • Vistara takes delivery of its first B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft Feb 28, 2020 08:10 AM IST

    Vistara takes delivery of its first B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft

    The plane, which has the registration number VT-TSD, will depart from the Boeing facility here at 2 pm (local time) on Friday and land in Delhi at 2 pm (local time) on Saturday, Vistara officials said here.

  • Vistara to cancel 54 international flights next month as COVID-19 outbreak weakens demand Feb 27, 2020 08:32 AM IST

    Vistara to cancel 54 international flights next month as COVID-19 outbreak weakens demand

    In a statement on Wednesday, the airline said it has made temporary adjustments to selected services to/from Bangkok and Singapore for March.

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