Vistara’s new upgrade program aims to leverage the higher capacity in superior cabins as an added benefit to their passenger experience.
Both Vistara and SpiceJet announced that they will provide safety kits to their crew members and ground services personnel and ensure they undergo detailed health check-ups as well.
The compulsory no pay leave will affect around 1,200 employees in senior grades. While the remaining 2,000 employees will be unaffected.
Since Vistara is in talks to finalize the international routes, they have started to fly the 787-9 on the Delhi-Mumbai route for now.
Vistara announced its international operations last year and within no time
International flights will be suspended from March 20 to March 30 and affected passengers will be fully refunded.
Bookings are now open for Vistara's direct flights to the Sri Lankan Capital from Delhi that operates on all days except Wednesday.
Vistara has tied up with Tata group firm Nelco and will soon become the first domestic carrier to provide in-flight broadband service to passengers.
The codeshare agreement enables United Airlines to put its ‘UA’ designator code on 68 Vistara-operated flights to 26 destinations every day.
Vistara is offering one-way fares from Delhi to Dehradun starting from Rs 2,499 in Economy Class, Rs 4,699 in Premium Economy and Rs 12,299 in Business Class.
Vistara will operate daily flights between Delhi and Kathmandu starting 11 February 2020, bookings for the same open today.
The airline is returning two of these nine leased B737 from January and the rest seven will be exited the fleet between 2022-23 as they are on long-term lease, said a Vistara spokesperson.
Under the Sale, Economy Class fares start from INR 995, Premium Economy from Rs 1995 and Business Class from INR 5555.
Lufthansa will add its ‘LH’ designator code to nearly 18 Vistara-operated flights every day covering 10 Indian cities.
Vistara has appointed North South Lines Pvt. Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of the iconic Sri Lankan conglomerate, Hayleys PLC, as its representation company in Sri Lanka.
Vistara's traffic grew by 30% in 2018 to more than five million passengers and its seat count is up by 40% in 2019.
Vistara has recently inducted three Airbus A320neos in its fleet and is scheduled to receive two wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and one Airbus A321neo soon.
IndiGo joins SpiceJet, Vistara, and Air India as IATA members. The International Air Transport Association is a consortium of 290 airlines worldwide.
Vistara had signed the codeshare agreement with SIA and SilkAir in 2017 and expanded it this year in August when it started International operations.
Bookings under Vistara's Grand International Sale are only open from October 21-23 for international round trips to Singapore, Dubai and Bangkok.