Vinod Kannan has been appointed as the new CEO effective January 1, 2022. Vistara is a 51:49 joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines. Kannan joined the airline in June 2019 as the chief strategy officer and currently heads the network planning, revenue department, marketing, customer experience and cabin service functions. He started his career with Singapore Airlines in 2001. Prior to joining Vistara, he served as chief commercial officer for Scoot, the budget airline subsidiary of the Singapore Airlines Group.