Full service carrier Vistara on Monday said Leslie Thng has taken over as its Chief Executive Officer after receiving all requisite approvals.
Mr. Thng, whose appointment is effective from Oct 2017, replaces Phee Teik Yeoh, who has returned to Singapore Airlines.
A joint venture between Tata group and Singapore Airlines, the airline began its commercial operations in January 2015.
Currently, it has a fleet of 16 aircraft and has ambitious expansion plans, including flying to overseas destinations.
He has joined the carrier from Budget Aviation Holdings - a Singapore Airlines Holding Company - where he was serving as the Chief Commercial Officer.
Mr. Thng started his career with Singapore Airlines in 1999 and has held many senior positions at the carrier. Among others, he has served as Chief Executive of Silk Air.
TATA SIA Airlines Ltd operates under the brand name Vistara.