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Vistara in talks with lessors to fill long-haul gap amid 787 delays

Vistara is in talks with lessors about getting long-haul planes to cover a gap left by delays in Boeing 787 deliveries, chief executive Vinod Kannan said

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Indian full-service airline Vistara is in talks with lessors about getting long-haul planes to cover a gap left by delays in Boeing 787 deliveries, chief executive Vinod Kannan said.

Vistara, owned by Singapore Airlines and India's Tata Group, is waiting to receive four aircraft from Boeing's 787 production line, but deliveries have been frozen globally since May 2021 due to quality-control shortcomings.
To provide substitute capacity in the short term, Vistara is talking to lessors about renting 787s, Kannan said in an interview with Reuters.

"There is enough availability (of airliners) in the market because there are still parts of the world where

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First Published: Mar 25 2022 | 2:28 PM IST

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