August 2019 \ Business & Investment \ BUSINESS AND GOVERNANCE
Vistara to stretch wings in Thailand, Nepal

By Rohit Vaid

India’s only full-service private carrier Vistara plans to add destinations in Thailand and Nepal to its international network by the year-end. According to industry sources the airline which commenced international operations from August 6 will rapidly expand its global presence thereafter.

The airline is expected to deploy capacity to Bangkok and Kathmandu after starting operations to Dubai. Recently, TATA SIA Airlines known by brand name Vistara announced that it will commence flight operations to Dubai from August 21. Dubai will become the airline’s second overseas destination. Vistara is poised to inaugurate its international operations with flights to Singapore from Delhi and Mumbai from August 6 and 7, 2019, respectively. Besides, direct flight operations, the full-service carrier has established interline agreements with over 25 airlines around the world and entered codeshare agreements with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, British Airways, Japan Airlines and United Airlines.