Jharsuguda, Darbhanga and Durgapur – Spicejet’s near monopoly route launches

Spicejet - the second largest low cost carrier in India, will connect Jharsuguda to Mumbai and Bengaluru starting tomorrow. The airline will offer four times a week service to Jharsuguda from Mumbai and Bengaluru while the flights from Delhi will operate Daily.  The airline launched services to Jharsuguda from March 2019 when it launched services … Continue reading Jharsuguda, Darbhanga and Durgapur – Spicejet’s near monopoly route launches

Understanding Aviation: Basics of METAR

This is the fourth article in the “Understanding Aviation” series. The previous ones have covered Network Planning, Route Development and Airport Capacity. This article will talk about METARs. This is officially the fog season in India. From Amritsar to Guwahati, the region is engulfed in dense fog - typically early in the morning. This fog … Continue reading Understanding Aviation: Basics of METAR

GoAir to launch services to Coimbatore and Mangalore

Mumbai headquartered Wadia group owned low cost carrier Go Air is foraying into Coimbatore and Mangalore this month. The pandemic has been a difficult time for the airline industry and more so in India - where there has not been any bail out from the government. Instead, the airline industry has had to be content … Continue reading GoAir to launch services to Coimbatore and Mangalore

Vistara starts offering booking on Google Flights

Vistara - the TATA-SIA JV now allows its customers to directly search and book its flights on google through the integrated “Book on Google” feature. This has been possible with the implementation of NDC (New Distribution Capability) through a partnership with Amadeus. Google flights has been in the market for nearly a decade and over … Continue reading Vistara starts offering booking on Google Flights

United inaugurates fourth non-stop to India

United - of the three major US carriers, inaugrated its service between Chicago & New Delhi last Friday. This is part of the series of expansions the airline has undertaken to India - in both product and network, over the last couple of years.The airline will operate Daily flights with the B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The … Continue reading United inaugurates fourth non-stop to India