Vistara, a joint venture between the Tata group and Singapore Airlines, that started its operations in 2015, is soon going to launch its international operations. On the sidelines of the airlines’ preparation for the launch, Leslie Thng, CEO, Vistara, spoke exclusively to The Sunday Guardian about the aims and vision of the airlines in India. Excerpts:
Q: Vistara got its 21st fleet recently, making it eligible for international operations. How soon can we expect an announcement for the airlines to take up international operations and what are the preferred destinations that you are looking to start?
A: We recently added the 22nd aircraft to our fleet, and are awaiting necessary approvals to start international operations by the end of this year. We will start with destinations within the range of our existing Airbus A320neo aircraft. We will share more details at an appropriate time. Read more