Vistara Takes To The Skies

Vistara, the joint venture airline by Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, took to the skies for the first time today.   The inaugural service of India’s third full-service carrier, flight UK 890 from Delhi to Mumbai, was given a grand send off from Indira Gandhi International Airport. The country’s Minister of Tourism, Culture & Civil … Continue reading

Vistara Unveiled, To Take Off In October 2014

Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines today announced that their new joint venture airline in India will be named Vistara, with first flights to begin in October 2014. Headquartered in Delhi, the airline will operate the Airbus A320 jet, with plans for a 20-aircraft fleet by the fifth year of operation.   The name is … Continue reading

Etihad Unveils 2015 Expansion Plans

Etihad Airways has revealed its growth plans for 2015, announcing 6 new routes and equipment adjustments on several existing services. The national airline of the UAE will begin passenger flights between its Abu Dhabi base and Algiers, Edinburgh, Entebbe, Hong Kong, Kolkata and Madrid in the first half of next year, while also serving Brisbane … Continue reading

Starwood Opens The Westin Chennai Velachery

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Westin brand further grows its presence in India with the opening of The Westin Chennai Velachery, its sixth property in the country. Situated a short drive from Chennai International Airport, the 215-room hotel is targeting business travellers with its close proximity to major commercial areas including Guindy and OMR.   The guestrooms … Continue reading

Etihad To Start Amsterdam Flights, Expand Partnership With KLM

The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has announced plans for an expansion in Europe. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier will begin daily flights to Amsterdam as part of a larger cooperation with Dutch airline KLM, becoming the second Gulf carrier to serve the city after rival Emirates.   Daily Abu Dhabi – Amsterdam Service … Continue reading