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MRO Asia-Pacific
September 20-22, 2022

Sisira Dash

Vistara - TATA SIA Airlines


Mr. SK Dash is the SVP for Engineering & Maintenance at Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines. A licensed aircraft maintenance engineer on Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier; at Vistara, he is responsible for complete airworthiness of the fleet. Ensures highest safety and maintenance standard for all different type of fleet. He is also actively involved for the fleet expansion and addition of different type of aircraft. He is instrumental to bring in digitization in to engineering maintenance activities.

With more than three decades of experience in civil aviation, Sisira started his career with erstwhile Indian airlines for the first six years. He then joined a private airline, Archana Airways, and moved to Air Sahara when the open sky policy was implemented in India. During his tenure, he held various positions as line maintenance, Base maintenance head, PPC head, and Tech services head. He later joined IndiGo before the start of operations and was heading maintenance, tech services and quality as Director of Engineering. He was also responsible for developing various SOP and SMS implementations for the airline.

Sisira has had the unique opportunity to launch international operations for Air Sahara, IndiGo and Vistara and has been a part of the IOSA for all three. He is an approved post holder and examiner from DGCA and is also a member of ARAP, and Airworthiness committee for regulation changes in civil aviation.


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