Vistara Airlines: News

10 Apr 2024

Air India

Domestic airfare in India surges up to 30%: Here's why

Air travel within India has become significantly more expensive, with fares on several major routes witnessing a rise of up to 30%.

02 Apr 2024

Air India

Vistara flight cancelations: Why pilots are protesting over new contract

Vistara Airlines is currently grappling with a severe crisis, leading to a significant number of flight cancelations and delays.

Delhi airport: Plane crash averted as landing, take-off cleared simultaneously

A potential crash was averted at Delhi airport on Wednesday when two Vistara Airlines planes were simultaneously cleared for landing and take-off.

23 Jun 2023


Mumbai: Vistara flight passenger talks about 'hijacking' on phone, arrested

A male passenger onboard a Vistara Airlines flight was arrested on Friday in Mumbai, Maharashtra, after cabin crew members overheard him talking about "hijacking" on his mobile phone, reported ANI.

11 Feb 2023

AirAsia India

DGCA fines AirAsia India Rs. 20 lakh for violating rules

Indian aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has fined AirAsia (India) Rs. 20 lakh after its surveillance inspection found that a series of mandatory exercises for the pilots of the airline was not completed as per the schedule.

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.

29 Dec 2020


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.

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.

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

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

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.

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


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.