India’s prominent airline Vistara is merging with Air India. Approval from the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has been issued. After the merger, SIA Group will take a 25.1% stake in the merged entity which will be Air India. Here we going to know why Vistara going to merge with Air India and what is reason behind this merger is.

Air India Vistara Merger

After this merger, Air India announced its expansion of the routes and announced that it would expand its operations to Singapore from Mumbai and Delhi. As per the details, Vistara will operate double daily flights for the routes Singapore from Mumbai and there will be a daily flight from Daily.

The company has added two new routes which are Singapore from Bhubaneswar and Hyderabad to Singapore. Most probably, these additions may attract more passengers for Air India.

Now discussing the starting of this merger of Air India and Vistara, the talk between the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines started in November 2022. Both companies agreed to merge Vistara and Air India to drive synergies and grab a higher market share with this collaboration.

As per the data, Vistara Airlines has a 10.4% market share in the financial year 2023. On the other hand, Air India had a 9.3% market share in the financial year 2023.

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