The possible glitch, however, in these plans is that the number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases in India continues to break records as variants are running rampant in the country. So despite this potential new pathway for travel, Japan tightened restrictions for travelers from India, Pakistan, and Nepal this week. The restrictions include requiring travelers to quarantine at government-designated facilities for 6 days instead of the previous 3 as the ban on entry into Japan remains in place for foreign visitors.
Vistara will deploy the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with its economy, premium economy, and business classes. The airline had carried more than 2 million passengers by June 2016 and as of May 2019, has a 4.7% share of the domestic carrier market, making it the 6th largest domestic airline.
Meanwhile, in another development, IndiGo, the budget carrier of the Inter Globe group, plans to raise up to Rs 3,000 crores (US$10 billion) through a Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP).