Vistara Airlines: News

31 Jan 2023

Air India

'Drunk' woman creates mid-air ruckus on Vistara's Abu Dhabi-Mumbai flight

Even as Indian airlines continue to be under the cosh over incidents involving unruly passengers creating ruckus onboard flights, a fresh incident on a Vistara flight has left people shocked.

04 Mar 2022

Jet Airways

Sanjiv Kapoor named new CEO of Jet Airways

Jet Airways has appointed Sanjiv Kapoor as the new CEO of the airline company.

16 Aug 2021


Air India diverts Chicago-Delhi flight to avoid 'uncontrolled' Afghan airspace

Air India on Monday diverted its Chicago-Delhi flight toward Sharjah in the UAE to avoid Afghanistan airspace after it was declared "uncontrolled" by authorities at Kabul airport, senior officials said.

09 Aug 2021


Economy-class Delhi-London flight fares range from Rs. 1.03-1.47L: Aviation Ministry

An economy-class ticket on the Delhi-London flight has been available for between Rs. 1.03 lakh and Rs. 1.47 lakh, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said on Sunday.

04 Jun 2021


Three airlines reportedly lost 17 pilots to COVID-19 in May

A total of 17 pilots of Air India, IndiGo, and Vistara died due to COVID-19 in May when the country witnessed the peak of the coronavirus pandemic's second wave, sources said on Thursday.

Aviation Minister says suspension of UK flights may be extended

Last week, the Indian government suspended flights to and from the United Kingdom till December 31, in view of the mutated strain of coronavirus.

14 Dec 2020

Air India

Decades after exit, Tata Group expresses interest in Air India

One of India's largest conglomerates, the Tata Group, has submitted an expression of interest for acquiring the beleaguered national carrier Air India.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

22 May 2020


Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25

National carrier Air India has opened bookings for domestic flights scheduled from May 25 onwards, when civil aviation operations are slated to resume partially.

21 May 2020


Air fares will be capped for three months

Once airlines restore partial services from Monday, they will have to adhere to the pricing guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The rates will be capped for three months.

20 Mar 2020

Delhi High Court

Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to hear stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging a flying ban imposed on him.

02 Mar 2020


Soon, you will get Wi-Fi on domestic Indian flights

Finally, you will be able to use internet service on domestic Indian flights.

01 Feb 2020

Arnab Goswami

Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo; demands Rs. 25L

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has sent a legal notice to IndiGo airlines after the budget flier suspended him for six months.

15 Jan 2020


Man, accused of molesting Bollywood actress mid-air, gets three-years jail

More than two years after a consultant was accused of molesting a former Bollywood actress inside a flight, the accused was convicted by a court in Dindoshi today.

14 Jan 2020


'Chhapaak' controversy: All that happened since Deepika Padukone's JNU visit

The Deepika Padukone-starrer Chhapaak may have been making headlines the past few days, but that's clearly not translating into money due to a PR nightmare.

30 Dec 2019


Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

06 Sep 2019


Courtesy restrictions, police can't contact Kashmiri-actor who was allegedly molested

The curbs in Jammu and Kashmir, have not only increased the woes of the general public but have also had an effect on Mumbai police. Wondering how?

24 Jul 2019


Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport

In what comes as good news for fliers, passengers boarding from the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru can now travel without having to present any travel documents.

17 Jul 2019


Vistara aircraft almost ran out of fuel, passenger recalls horror

In a shocking turn of events, a Delhi-bound Vistara flight almost ran out of fuel mid-air. The UK944 aircraft, which took off from Mumbai on Monday, landed in Lucknow with only 10 minutes of fuel in its tank.

15 Jan 2019


GoAir to pay Rs. 98,000 for canceling 25-tickets 'without reason'

In an incident of gross mismanagement, low-cost carrier GoAir has been recently directed by the consumer forum to pay more than Rs. 98,000 to a Mumbai-based man for canceling "without reason" 25 tickets that he had booked in 2015.

26 Nov 2018


IndiGo, SpiceJet to charge for web check-in, passengers are angry

Low-cost airlines IndiGo and SpiceJet will now charge for web check-in from passengers, and this has obviouly upset fliers.

11 Jul 2018


Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth Rs. 21,344cr

In a bid to expand its fleet, Vistara today announced placing orders for a total of 19 Airbus and Boeing aircraft worth $3.1 billion (approx Rs. 21,344cr).

09 Jul 2018


Ahmedabad-Delhi Vistara flight delayed by 4-hours due to hoax bomb-call

A Vistara flight to Delhi from Ahmedabad airport was delayed by around four hours today following a bomb threat which turned out to be a hoax.

28 Mar 2018

Jet Airways

Government calls for bids for 75% stake-sale in Air India

The government has called for bids for sale of 76% stake in Air India (AI), which has debts of Rs. 52,000cr.

28 Mar 2018


Man arrested for molesting Vistara air-hostess at Delhi airport

The Delhi police has arrested a 62-year-old Pune businessman after an air-hostess working with Vistara lodged a complaint against the passenger for allegedly sexually harassing her on a Lucknow-Delhi flight.

11 Feb 2018


Vistara, Air India flights narrowly avoid deadly mid-air collision

Over 200 passengers narrowly escaped a deadly accident when two Vistara and Air India planes flying in the opposite directions missed each other by seconds.

13 Dec 2017

Jayant Sinha

'Dangal' star molestation: Accused in judicial custody till Dec 22

Thirty-nine-year-old Vikas Sachdev, arrested for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim, has been remanded to judicial custody till December 22.

11 Dec 2017

Jayant Sinha

Zaira Wasim molested on flight: Mumbai businessman arrested

Police have arrested 39-year-old businessman Vikas Sachdev for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim aboard a Vistara flight.

10 Dec 2017

Jayant Sinha

'Dangal' child star Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on Vistara flight

On 10th Dec, 17-year-old Zaira Wasim, who left a lasting impression with her portrayal of young Geeta in 'Dangal', has alleged molestation on a Vistara flight.

24 Mar 2017

Jet Airways

IndiGo, GoAir limit altitude for A320neos after technical snags

After a series of technical snags, IndiGo and GoAir have asked pilots to limit the altitude for the new Airbus A320neo to 30,000 feet instead of the usual 36,000.

19 Mar 2017

Jet Airways

IndiGo seeks new A321neos

Sources said that InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, which operates IndiGo Airlines, seeks to modify its Airbus A320neo planes' order to include some of the newer A321neo aircraft as well.

01 Oct 2016

Jet Airways

IndiGo inducts new Airbus planes

IndiGo airline has started inducting Airbus A320neo planes with new engines into its fleet.