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Vistara Welcomes India’s 1st Airbus A321LR To Its Fleet

Vistara Welcomes India’s 1st Airbus A321LR To Its Fleet

The first Long Range Airbus A321LR has been delivered to India by Vistara Airline, a joint venture between Tata Group and Singapore International Airlines. According to Vistara’s CEO Vinod Kannan, the full-service airline is planning to have 70 aircraft in total by the middle of 2024.

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Out of the total 70 planes, there will also be 10 Airbus A321s and 53 A320 neos for domestic routes, and 7 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner wide body planes for serving international markets. Among the 53 A320 neos, 10 planes will have all economy class and the rest will have three classes. Currently, the airline has a fleet of 53 aircraft.

More international routes (will be added) as we keep growing, according to Kannan. “A greater portion of capacity is now being used abroad. 25% to 30% of us are currently serving abroad. It’s a game changer for us and really encouraging “During a briefing, Kannan stated.

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“We were able to achieve a very excellent revenue performance because to a high load factor caused by strong demand that wasn’t turned away by expensive prices. The price of fuel has been rising in tandem with the US currency, which is the second factor. The 53 planes we have provide some kind of scale. Therefore, it is evident that unit cost and deployment do so to some extent, “said.

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