Vistara becomes first Indian airline to fly B787-9 Dreamliner plane


Everett (US): Vistara on Friday took the supply of its first wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner plane, making it the first Indian airline to fly this plane. The plane, which has the registration quantity VT-TSD, will depart from the Boeing facility right here at 2 pm (native time) in the present day, and land in Delhi at 2 pm (native time) on Saturday, Vistara officers mentioned right here.

The new plane is the first of the six that Vistara has bought from Boeing. The second Dreamliner plane is presently on the manufacturing line and can be delivered quickly.

Vistara’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner plane comes with 299 seats in a three-class cabin configuration, giving prospects a alternative of enterprise, premium financial system, and financial system cabins.

The plane options lie-flat enterprise class seats in a 1-2-1 configuration that provides direct aisle entry to every enterprise class passenger and a separate premium financial system cabin that gives seats in a 2-3-2 configuration.

The plane has in-seat televisions in all three cabins with a high-definition (HD) show, powered by Panasonic in addition to in-flight WiFi web connectivity onboard long-haul worldwide flights, officers acknowledged.

It would make Vistara the first airline to provide WiFi service in India. 

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