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By VARINDIA    2017-09-08

Getting technology right from the start


The Indian aviation market has immense growth potential and is expected to be one of the world’s largest within the next five years. Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines that started flying in January 2015, is positioned to play a prominent role in this expansion. Only eleven months after launch, Vistara carried its one millionth passenger. It is currently operating more than 500 weekly frequencies to 18 destinations within India and plans to launch international flights during the next two years. Putting the right tools in place is essential for Vistara to leverage this growth opportunity. Efficient communication and network technology are both essential for smooth operations and successful expansion. As a start-up, Vistara wanted to avoid unnecessary IT costs such as hardware, licensing and leased lines as well as service disruptions – including during upgrades and new releases. A set of seamlessly integrated, cloud-based solutions was a primary requirement from a technology standpoint, so Vistara appointed SITA and SITAONAIR for the joint implementation of aircraft communications, airline operations and network connectivity. The successful deployment, completed within a short span of 16 weeks, efficiently supports Vistara’s ambitious expansion plans...




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