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Tata Sons & SQ to launch India based airline [Vistara][merged]

Tata Sons & SQ to launch India based airline [Vistara][merged]

Old Sep 26, 14, 9:31 am
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Hmm... VT-TTB was delivered this week, VT-TTC is almost ready for delivery. So they will start with two aircraft only
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Old Sep 28, 14, 9:41 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
Hmm... VT-TTB was delivered this week, VT-TTC is almost ready for delivery. So they will start with two aircraft only
VT-TTC is due to leave Toulouse tomorrow.
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Old Sep 29, 14, 5:05 am
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The most anticipated start up is also the most excruciatingly slowest.....almost like watching paint dry!
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Old Sep 29, 14, 10:26 am
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Can't happen soon enough! Appreciate the updates
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Old Sep 30, 14, 1:07 am
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TTC should arrive in Delhi this evening. Left Toulouse yesterday and currently parked in the sunshine outside my office window while the crew overnight.

Supposedly 3 more deliveries in 2014 (Oct, Nov, Dec) which will be TTD/E/F. TTF will be the first one in full livery - the others are being delivered as white tails.
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Old Sep 30, 14, 1:08 am
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Originally Posted by GuyFromBOM View Post
Would you be able to share the config info..?
Sorry. Asked their Chief Engineer if I could disclose this and he said to please hold on until after they officially announce it.
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Old Oct 7, 14, 4:20 am
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VT-TTB standing in DEL:
https://twitter.com/AviatorsKingdom/...33962993741825

Lets hope they have decent pest control measure in place...
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Old Oct 8, 14, 11:46 am
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It looks like Vistara will be using Amadeus http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/...w/44694221.cms
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Old Oct 8, 14, 11:15 pm
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Given the level of discounting with AI too join the bandwagon, looks like Vistara will also be flying in the red...
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Old Oct 9, 14, 3:17 am
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They have a frigging uphill battle in front of them... go against AI and 9W in quality is easy, but I doubt anyone is willing to pay a premium for a good full service experience. Especially while Indigo is pricing to attract the former rail travellers.
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Old Oct 16, 14, 3:19 am
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Another delivery, this time in full livery:
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/art...t-a320-404820/

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Old Oct 16, 14, 7:31 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
Another delivery, this time in full livery
It's the same aircraft (VT-TTB) but which has now been painted in Singapore.
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Old Oct 16, 14, 8:22 am
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Originally Posted by B747-437B View Post
It's the same aircraft (VT-TTB) but which has now been painted in Singapore.
lol! ok, now it makes sense...
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Old Oct 20, 14, 4:20 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
They have a frigging uphill battle in front of them... go against AI and 9W in quality is easy, but I doubt anyone is willing to pay a premium for a good full service experience. Especially while Indigo is pricing to attract the former rail travellers.
I have yet to come across anyone from the Indian middle-class that value quality over value for money.

My own extended family in India ranges from multi-millionaires to professional middle class but the one thing they all have in common is that they will generally all fly on the cheapest flights. It is an Indian mentality.

For example, they will blow a load of cash on a 24 day European bonanza trip but will travel on Air India to get to Europe!

ditto for Thailand, Hong Kong, Middle-East.
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Old Dec 10, 14, 4:51 am
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VT-TTF is ready for delivery: http://xfw-spotter.blogspot.de/search/label/Vistara
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