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India's second largest airline, Vistara, is being merged with Tata-owned Air India. Apart from the opportunities, what challenges will this merger pose for the airlines? Find out what the experts say

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Vistara, started in 2015, pitched itself at the other end of the spectrum -- a carrier with a business-class cabin on all planes. (Bloomberg)

Domestic air traffic also rose by 10% in October, as 11.4 million people thronged airports across the country. Meanwhile, the entry of the mighty Tata Group is making waves in the aviation sector, which is staring at consolidation now. India’s second largest airline, Vistara, will soon fly into history. It is being merged with Tata-owned Air India. But, apart from the opportunities, what challenges will this merger pose given the distinct work cultures of the two airlines? Will it be a smooth ride for Air India? Three experts share their thoughts in this podcast.

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First Published: Dec 02 2022 | 12:34 PM IST

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