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Vinod Kannan to replace Sanjiv Kapoor as Vistara's chief strategy officer

"Kannan from within the Singapore Airlines group will be joining Vistara next month as chief strategy officer, while Kapoor will remain chief commercial officer," the spokesperson said

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

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Photo: Vistara airways plane

Tuesday said will take over as its from June as the full service carrier prepares to fly overseas.

Currently, Sanjiv Kapoor is both chief commercial officer as well as at Vistara, a joint venture between Tatas and

"As accelerates its growth and prepares to take the next leap in its journey of becoming a global brand, certain changes have been introduced in the leadership structure.

"Strategy and Commercial are cornerstones of any airline's business, and these two areas will be bolstered to ensure focus on key priorities," an airline spokesperson told PTI.

Kannan from within the group will be joining next month as chief strategy officer, while Kapoor will remain chief commercial officer, the spokesperson said.

The domestic carrier is preparing to start overseas flights and has also placed orders for a significant number of planes.

Vistara, which has 22 aircraft on its fleet, operates around 140 flights every day. The airline commenced commercial operations on January 9, 2015.

First Published: Tue, May 21 2019. 16:36 IST
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