April 2022: New high for Traffic, Oil and Rupee

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic summary for April this afternoon. A total of 1 crore and 8 lakh passengers (108.8 lakh) passengers flew in April 2022, which is a marginal increase over the previous month. April was special in more ways than one. Since the restart post pandemic, the first … Continue reading April 2022: New high for Traffic, Oil and Rupee

Analysis: Vistara’s Coimbatore foray

Vistara - the TATA - SIA Joint Venture, will launch flights to Coimbatore, gradually starting May 20. Coimbatore will be the 31st destination for the airline. The airline will operate daily flights to the city from Delhi and Mumbai effective 20 May and 27 May 2022 respectively; and double daily connectivity from Bengaluru starting 03 … Continue reading Analysis: Vistara’s Coimbatore foray

Vistara ups 787 utilisation as Delhi – London ops turn Daily from May 01

Vistara - the TATA - SIA Group Joint Venture will increase frequency to London Heathrow starting May 01, 2022. The airline which is currently operating six times a week between Delhi and London Heathrow will operate on all days of the week. This increase will help improve the utilisation of its wide body fleet which … Continue reading Vistara ups 787 utilisation as Delhi – London ops turn Daily from May 01

B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) released the fleet details of Schedule / Scheduled commuter airlines on its website. The details are current as of April 15, 2022. The last update was in January 2022.  There has been significant change in the Indian aviation landscape between January and April, with the most prominent being … Continue reading B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April

Vietnam connectivity is back, puts focus on network strategy

Country by Country, connectivity is coming back on the international side. While airlines work towards adding more international connectivity and countries work towards dropping entry requirements, especially for vaccinated travellers, passengers are looking to travel again!  With this backdrop, the India - Vietnam connectivity is coming back and back with a bang!  Flashback  After two … Continue reading Vietnam connectivity is back, puts focus on network strategy