Ahmedabad airport adds capacity with seven additional stands

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPI), Ahmedabad is adding new bays. The addition will help the airport tide over immediate crisis of shortage of aircraft bays and could help the airport dole over additional slots to airlines and increase passenger footfall. Ahmedabad (IATA: AMD) is one of the six airports which were bagged by the … Continue reading Ahmedabad airport adds capacity with seven additional stands

IndiGo announces an order for 620 CFM LEAP 1A engines to power 310 A320neo family aircraft

IndiGo, India's largest carrier by fleet and domestic marlet share, announced a deal with CFM for 620 LEAP-1A engines to power its next set of 310 A320neo family aircraft. These include the A320neo, A321neo and the A321XLR. The deal includes new installed engines and associated spare engines, as well as a long-term, multi-year service agreement.The … Continue reading IndiGo announces an order for 620 CFM LEAP 1A engines to power 310 A320neo family aircraft

Delhi Airport to consolidate operations at T3 starting midnight

Following the footsteps of Mumbai, the Indira Gandhi International Airport - New Delhi will consolidate all operations to Terminal 3 (T3) - the largest of it's three terminals. This will see certain flights operated by GoAir and IndiGo make the move to T3. The move comes amidst rising cases of COVID-19 in the country leading … Continue reading Delhi Airport to consolidate operations at T3 starting midnight

Vistara expands its wide body foot print, to launch flights to Tokyo in June

Vistara, the TATA-SIA joint venture is expanding and this time to the east. The airline will launch once a week flights to Tokyo Haneda starting June 16, 2021. The flights will be operated by Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, two of which are part of its fleet with four more on firm order - one of … Continue reading Vistara expands its wide body foot print, to launch flights to Tokyo in June

Domestic passenger numbers fall below 1 lakh mark in India

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