The battle for Rajkot!

IndiGo is launching flights to Rajkot from March 28, 2021Spicejet and Air India are adding capacity in anticipationRajkot was one of the top five airports most affected by the clousre of Jet Airways For years together, Rajkot Airport and Jet Airways were synonymous! At its peak the airline operated four daily flights but normally operated … Continue reading The battle for Rajkot!

Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AIrport (CSMIA) at Mumbai will re-open its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations starting tomorrow (March 10, 2021). India headed into a total lockdown last year with the last flights landing on March 24, 2020. While domestic aviation has restarted on May 25, 2020, it has been gradual with government … Continue reading Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals

Bareilly joins the air map, another UDAN destination takes wings

The last couple of months has seen the investments in airports pay off. The much criticised Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) - UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) has seen a boaster in terms of number of operational airports with Gulbarga, Bilaspur, Darbhanga and now Bareilly becoming operational.  Alliance Air - the wholly owned subsidiary of … Continue reading Bareilly joins the air map, another UDAN destination takes wings

Dash 8-400 production comes to a halt

The De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (formerly the Bombardier Q400) will see an indefinite suspension in production. In a press release, the company said “Given that prevailing industry circumstances have hindered the ability to confirm new aircraft sales, De Havilland Canada will not produce new Dash 8-400 aircraft at its Downsview site beyond currently confirmed … Continue reading Dash 8-400 production comes to a halt