Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited, the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. The aircraft is to be registered VT-SQA and starts its multi stop journey to India today. The airline currently operates 78 seater Q400. The airline … Continue reading Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

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Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Last week,  Routes Online  announced the top 100 busiest routes in the world in 2017. The methodology involved using OAG Schedules to find top 500 routes by overall seat capacity and then ranked in passenger traffic with help of Sabre Market Intelligence. The 449 kilometer route between Cebu and Seoul Gimpo in South Korea tops the … Continue reading Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Spicejet relaunches a revamped SpiceClub loyalty program

Indian low cost carrier Spicejet has relaunched its loyalty program SpiceClub. The revision replaces its prepaid loyalty program launched in 2016 and now makes it free for registration. SpiceClub offers upgrades, complimentary meals, discounts and exclusive deals. The airline website claims that the new structure is live effective 17th August but the airline has not … Continue reading Spicejet relaunches a revamped SpiceClub loyalty program

SPICENGAGE: Review of the LCCs IFE

This post was first published as Review: SPICENGAGE . Network Thoughts has re-published this post with permission. Backgound SpiceJet launched its new inflight entertainment system —SpicEngage, middle of August 2018. This system is presently available in all SpiceJet domestic and international flights and allows travellers to use their hand-held devices to connect to SpicEngage. SpicEngage Media Ad by … Continue reading SPICENGAGE: Review of the LCCs IFE

Go Air opens reservation for its International flights

Indian Low Cost Carrier Go Air opened reservations for its first International flights today. The airline will connect its hub of Mumbai and Delhi to Phuket in Thailand and Male, Maldives. Delhi and Mumbai are the two biggest hubs for the airline and sees 19.6% and 14.8% of current departures respectively. The flights between Delhi … Continue reading Go Air opens reservation for its International flights

Flight Review: Air Astana – From the heart of Eurasia

Air Astana was another airline in my bucket list for a while. I was mighty impressed with their efforts to grow their hub traffic and how they have effectively used multiple aircraft in their fleet to start, expand and sustain a route. The airline recently started flights from Astana to Delhi and has upgraded the … Continue reading Flight Review: Air Astana – From the heart of Eurasia

Preview: Vistara World – Vistara’s In-flight entertainment service

End of July, Indian full service carrier Vistara – the TATA – SIA Joint Venture had announced launch of “Vistara World” which would have more than 70 hours of video and audio content streamed onto personal devices and laptop in-flight. The airline is an adding to the long list of airlines worldwide which are opting … Continue reading Preview: Vistara World – Vistara’s In-flight entertainment service