Brand new A320neo VT-TYB on the way to join the Vistara

A320-251N MSN 10443 is on its way to join Vistara’s fleet, bringing the total number of A320neos to 30. Today, at 16:56 local time, A320neo VT-TYB (ex-F-WWTU) left Toulouse for India. The aircraft will travel across Europe and take an eight-hour journey to New Delhi, India. The A320neo is the most frequently flown aircraft in Vistara’s fleet, both in domestic and international routes.

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Vistara recently received five Airbus A320neo VT-TQC, VT-TQD, VT-TQE, VT-TQF, and VT-TYA in 2021, bringing the total number of Airbus A320neo to 29. Vistara’s goal would be to have about 70 aircraft in service by 2023.

Vistara’s fleet consists of 47 aircraft, including 36 Airbus A320s, three A321neos, six Boeing 737-800s, and two 787-9s. They anticipate receiving the additional four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft before mid-2022 and further A321neo and A320neo aircraft from Airbus.

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Vistara A320neo VT-TYB Photo by Eurospot

VT-TYB A320neo

On June 03, 2021, Vistara A320neo VT-TYB successfully completed the Engine Run and taxi in Toulouse. Whereas the first flight took place on June 7, the second flight took place on June 21 as part of the Customer Acceptance Flight. The Airbus A320-251N MSN 10433 is powered by two CFM LEAP-1A26 engines.

VT-TYB on the way to India. Image from Flightradar24

Vistara A320neo Seating Details

Vistara A320neo seating is organized across three cabin classes. The A320neo is equipped with 164 seats in total, 8 in business class, 24 in premium economy, and 132 in economy class.

Vistara orders

Vistara made an order for 50 Airbus A320neos and A321neos aircraft, as well as six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, in 2018 to strengthen its services, particularly internationally.

The A320neo would remain to play a significant part in the fleet, providing domestic and shorter international service. Vistara’s premium offering continues to flourish, handily outperforming local competitors and competing with international carriers.

Vistara to fly United States

Vistara intends to begin nonstop long-haul flights to the United States in October-December 2021 using Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

Vistara currently serves three international destinations: Doha, Frankfurt, and London, but also has the authorization to conduct specialized international flights inside the bilateral air bubble to eight more cities, including Dhaka, Dubai, Sharjah, Malé, and Tokyo. The airline is scheduled to begin operations in Tokyo in July.

Raised the fund by $110 million

As per statistics from the Reserve Bank of India’s site, Tata SIA Airlines Limited, the owners of Vistara airlines, received $110 million in May via External Commercial Borrowing (ECB).

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