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Vistara Airbus A321neo

Vistara adds the Airbus A321neo aircraft to its fleet

On the wee hours of the morning of July 24, 2020, Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, welcomed the first Airbus A321neo aircraft to their fleet. Back in 2018, Vistara placed an order for 50 Airbus aircraft in a mix of Airbus A320/A321neo aircraft. This is the first out of six Airbus A321neo for the airline. The first aircraft registered as VT-TVA (MSN 9297) took off from Airbus facility in Hamburg (XFW) at 2100 hrs (on July 23rd) […]

Air India Tails

“We are ready to have you onboard!” – A look behind the scenes!

The COVID-19 global pandemic has grounded almost 60-70% of aircraft fleet across the world for many airlines. This challenge the aviation industry has been facing has taken a toll on air travel across the globe. With countries, including India, implementing complete lockdown in phases and restricting passenger air travel, this is the time when the actual workload has increased for airlines. Aircraft Fleet Grounding for Maintenance Globally, airlines have grounded their diverse fleet of aircraft. They have been working hard […]

Terminal 2, CSMIA Mumbai

Mumbai Gets Connected to Russia and Kazakhstan

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport of Mumbai, the record holder of Busiest Single Runway Airport in the World, announced new connections to Russia and Kazakhstan. The airport, will soon be connecting Mumbai with direct flights to Moscow and Almaty. Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Russia’s flag carrier, and Ural Airlines will be commencing and Mumbai to it’s growing international network. Air Astana from Kazakhstan will also commence it’s operation to CSMIA Mumbai. Mumbai to Russia Starting 31st March 2020, Mumbai will be […]

Dubai Airshow 2019 Featured Image

Dubai Airshow 2019 (#DAS19)

Dubai Airshow 2019 (#DAS19) – one of the most anticipated biennial airshow event opens on Sunday, November 17th. The event will take place at the Dubai Airshow Site, DWC in Dubai. The airshow will bring aviation manufacturers, leading airlines, and others related businesses together to share announcements about their latest products. Team VT Aviation will be attending the event and will be reporting live about the happenings from the event. Dubai Airshow 2019 – Static Display The Dubai Airshow 2019 […]

VT-ITC, Airbus A320neo

IndiGo Places Firm Orders for 300 Airbus A320neo family aircraft

India’s Budget carrier IndiGo placed a firm order for 300 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. Estimated at a list price worth of almost $33 Billion USD, this is the largest order from the airline. This firm order also marks one of the largest aircraft orders for Airbus from a single airline operator! IndiGo currently has a market share of almost 48% and has been serving the Indian skies since 2006. The airline’s systematic expansion plan has resulted in 10 years of […]

VT-PPH, Airbus A321

Air India Makes History With World’s First Use Of Taxibot Robotic Vehicle on Commercial Airbus Flight

On October 15th, on it’s 87th birthday, Air India made history by becoming the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on a commercial passenger aircraft. Air India’s Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani flagged-off the flight. The flight was AI 665, an Airbus A321 with registration VT-PPH, bound for CSMIA, Mumbai from IGI Airport Terminal 3, New Delhi. The Taxibot is a semi-robotic towbarless tractor (built for aircraft) used as an alternate taxiing equipment. The taxibot is […]

9V-SKU, Airbus A380

Singapore Airlines to (re)introduce A380 with New First Class Suites to Mumbai

Singapore Airlines is bringing back the Airbus A380 with the New First Class Suites to CSMIA, Mumbai. The A380 will replace the existing Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on the SQ424/423 schedule from September 1, 2019. The A380, now nicknamed as A380R (R for retrofitted), comes with the New First Class suites (6 seats), revamped business class (78 seats), premium economy (44 seats) and economy class (343 seats). The new configuration is F6C78W44Y343. The inaugural of this flight stands as  – SQ424 […]