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

American Airlines opens reservations for New York – Delhi flight

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 to follow Spicejet into the freighter space

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

Mumbai airport to consolidate operations at Terminal 2

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