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Vistara receives its first A321neo aircraft
Written by Ivo Gračanin.
Vistara, a joint venture between TATA group and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft in New Delhi. The aircraft, arriving from Airbus’ final assembly lines in Hamburg, Germany.
Overall, Vistara’s A321neo features a three-class layout with 12 seats in business class, 24 in premium economy and 152 in economy class. The aircraft is the first of six A321neo for the airline, on lease by Air Lease Corporation and part of the 50 A320neo Family aircraft order signed in 2018.
All Vistara A321neo will be powered by CFM-Leap 1A engines.
Vistara commenced its commercial operations on January 9, 2015. The airline has a fleet of 41 aircraft including 34 Airbus A320, 06 Boeing B737-800NG and 01 Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, and has flown more than 20 million customers since starting operations in 2015.