The third of May saw the domestic passenger traffic drop below the 1 lakh mark after seven months. Only 97,761 passengers flew across 1306 flights on May 03, 2021. The passenger numbers are just 22.99% of pre-COVID numbers while the flight count is 41.66% of pre-COVID. This takes us back by seven months to August … Continue reading Domestic passenger numbers fall below 1 lakh mark in India
Oneworld founding member American Airlines has announced expansion to India. The airline intends to operate thrice a week flights between New York - JFK and New Delhi starting October 31, 2021. The airline will deploy the B777-200 aircraft for the mission. The airline will increase the frequency to Daily to cater to the peak holiday … Continue reading American Airlines opens reservations for New York – Delhi flight
IndiGo - India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share has initiated a freighter programme. The airline is in the process of sourcing four A321ceo aircraft - each of which will be converted from passenger jets to a full freighter configuration. The airline has already issued a Letter of Intent (LoI) with a lessor … Continue reading IndiGo to follow Spicejet into the freighter space
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) at Mumbai seems to be reverting back to single terminal operations. The airport had re-activated its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations effective March 10, 2021. T1 was closed for operations from March 25, 2020 when India went into a lockdown. While subsequently domestic air operations re-started on … Continue reading Mumbai airport to consolidate operations at Terminal 2
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!