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Vistara Airline to fly international to Gulf, SE Asia destinations soon

Vistara will induct its 20th aircraft in March 2018, following which it will be allowed for international flight

ANI  |  New Delhi 


Airline plans to start its international operations with flights to the and the south-east Asian regions.

In the statement released by the airline, it stated that "We have not shared the name of any particular destination. However, our CEO Leslie Thng has confirmed that our international operations would start with short-haul destinations in the surrounding regions such as and SE Asia".

According to media reports, will induct its 20th aircraft in March 2018. As per the civil aviations' new guidelines, 0/20 rule mandates an airline to have at least 20 aircraft in its fleet before being allowed to fly international.

plans to add its 21st and 22nd aircraft in May and June respectively. The entire fleet of 22 aircraft will comprise planes -- 13 A320 ceo (current engine option) and nine A320 neo (new engine option) aircraft.

First Published: Sat, January 06 2018. 11:19 IST