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Vistara plans to add more seats in economy class to boost sales

To make space for the extra row, Vistara has opted for the smartLav concept offered by Airbus

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Arindam Majumder New Delhi
Tata group and Singapore Airlines-owned Vistara will add more seats to its single-aisle jetliners as it aims to shore up sales and improve cabin economics.

Vistara, sources say, will add one more row of seat to its economy cabin, which will take its total seat count to 164 from the current 158. Currently, the airline has eight business class, 24 premium economy and 126 standard economy seats.

The new seating arrangement will be available in the new aircraft that the airline adds to its fleet. At present, the airline operates 21 aircraft of the Airbus A320 family and has placed an order

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 5:30 AM IST

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