Vistara signs V2500 engine V-services agreement

Vistara said it has signed a V-services agreement to maintain its fleet of 26 V2500® engines.

The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines.

At present, Vistara offers 245 weekly frequencies to 10 destinations in India, including Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Goa, Guwahati and Bagdogra. The addition of Bhubaneswar to the network has been announced, with services commencing on October 1, 2015. Building a strong growth path on the pillars of service and operational excellence, Vistara recently achieved the benchmark of flying 500,000 customers across its network.

TATA SIA Airlines Limited, known by the brand name Vistara, is a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA) with Tata Sons holding the majority stake of 51 percent in the company and SIA holding the remaining 49 percent.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.