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PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 08:18 PM IST
The airline service provider also said that the injured passengers were provided medical assistance upon arrival in Kolkata and the incident is being investigated on priority.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2021 05:34 PM IST
Cyclone Tauktae is predicted to intensify further into a 'very severe cyclonic storm’ by Monday, with windspeed ranging between 150kmph and 160kmph. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold an important meeting later in the day to review preparations to deal with the impending cyclone.
ANI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2021 05:36 PM IST
As cyclone Tauktae furthers closer into the Indian West Coast, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Saturday issued an 'orange bulletin' for Kerala and Tamil Nadu, predicting a severe flood situation in the two states.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 11:07 PM IST
- The Hong Kong government's decision has come after 50 passengers of two Vistara flights this month were found positive for Covid-19 when tested on arrival.
By Rhik Kundu, Livemint, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 08:34 AM IST
- Vistara currently flies the two wide-body Dreamliners to select international destinations, including London, as well as on domestic routes. Vistara has also an option to order four more 787-9 planes.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 12:23 PM IST
Vistara to start flights between Mumbai and Male from March 3
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 08:22 PM IST
"The airline will operate its Airbus A320 neo aircraft on this route as part of the 'air bubble agreement' between India and the UAE, complementing its services to or from Dubai," Vistara said in a press release.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai/New Delhi | By Anirudh Laskar and Rhik Kundu, Mumbai/new Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:36 PM IST
Tata group also owns 51% of Vistara, with the rest held by Singapore Airlines (SIA). Meanwhile, under the share-purchase pact with AirAsia Bhd, Tata Sons has the option to raise its stake to 100% in AirAsia India.
Livemint | By Rhik Kundu
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 03:55 AM IST
Vistara currently has a fleet of 45 aircraft comprising 35 Airbus A320, two Airbus A321neo, six Boeing B737-800NG, and two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner planes.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 06:58 PM IST
“In order to minimize inconvenience to our customers, we will enable rescheduling of affected bookings to any date until 31 December 2021,” a Vistara spokesperson said.
Mint, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 04:57 AM IST
The government has been looking for a buyer for the state-run airline since 2017 but has drawn a blank so far as investors have been deterred by the money-losing airline’s huge debt load.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 06:41 PM IST
All UK flights are being operated from India under the bilateral air bubble arrangement between the two countries.
New Delhi | By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Though the specific timeframe and aircraft requirements are yet to be finalised, the airline is studying various scenarios for direct flights, Vinod Kannan, chief commercial officer, Vistara, said. Currently, flag carrier Air India is the only Indian airline offering direct flights to the US.
Vistara opts for single-use earphones, beverages in disposables and touchless solutions amid Covid-19
Candolim (Goa) | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 01:17 PM IST
Apart from offering touchless solutions to passengers like biometrics/face recognition and e-boarding passes, Vistara airlines is using rotable trays, serving beverages only in single-use disposable units and providing single-use earphones for the short-haul flights among other safety measures during the Covid-19 pandemic
Goa/London | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2020 03:32 PM IST
The airline would operate five flights a week on the Delhi-London route from November 21 and a daily service from December 1,the increase in frequency to and from Goa and Delhi-London are due to positive response and demand on these routes
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji and Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 04:12 AM IST
Based on the preliminary estimates by airlines,the sector may be set for a reduction of 50-60% in international traffic and up to a 50% drop in domestic traffic, an official note said.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 04:51 PM IST
Private carrier Vistara is likely to start flight operations between India and the UK, Germany and France under the bilateral air bubble arrangements that have been signed with these countries, sources in the aviation industry said on Sunday.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jasra Afreen
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 04:56 PM IST
Till April, Vistara’s pilots were getting base flying allowance, which is a fixed component of the salary, for 70 hours per month.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2020 09:40 PM IST
The third phase of the programme will continue till August 2 and more than 400,000 Indian nationals have registered with missions abroad for repatriation on compelling grounds, external affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava told a weekly news briefing.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Jayshree P Upadhyay
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2020 05:01 AM IST
The holding company of Tata group, in a statement on Friday, said it is well-capitalised and prepared to take on the challenges posed by the countrywide lockdown since March 25, which has brought economic activity to a near- standstill.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 03:05 PM IST
Earlier, the airline sent its employees on compulsory leave without pay for three days between April 15 and April 30 as a measure to preserve jobs and conserve cash flow.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 06:11 AM IST
The process will streamline the passenger flow into the terminal and make it easier for the authorities concerned to monitor and ensure social distancing in order to minimize the risk of the possible spread of Covid-19, the airport operator said on Sunday.
Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 09:05 AM IST
By refusing to refund money to passengers, airlines have betrayed public trust and lost the moral right to a tax payer-funded bail out.
Airbus reduces production due to COVID-19, delivery of aircraft to Indian clients likely to be delayed
New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 04:29 PM IST
Airbus - one of the largest commercial aircraft manufacturing companies in the world - has reduced its aircraft production rates by roughly one-third due to COVID-19 pandemic.
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 03:36 PM IST
Extending the nationwide lockdown till May 3, Prime Minister Modi urged companies to be sensitive towards people and not sack them during this difficult period.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 04:09 PM IST
It was IndiGo, India’s largest private airline, which started the light-hearted conversation by poking fun at Vistara.
Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard Anthony De Souza
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 05:24 PM IST
While the patient, his family members and those who have come in contact with him have been quarantined in Goa, the health department fears that other passengers on the flight might also be at risk.
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 12:13 PM IST
Industry groups and analysts have issued dire warnings about the virus, with Sydney-based CAPA Centre for Aviation saying that most of the world’s airlines could go bankrupt by the end of May unless authorities step in.
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 08:12 PM IST
IndiGo specified a six-month period while other airlines — Air India, Spicejet and GoAir — imposed an indefinite ban on him.