Air India Express opens reservation for flights to Singapore from Madurai

Air India Express, the profitable subsidiary of national carrier Air India has started accepting reservations for flights between Madurai and Singapore. The flights would operate four times a week starting 15th September 2017. The flights between Madurai and Singapore would operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays while the return flights would operate on Mondays, … Continue reading Air India Express opens reservation for flights to Singapore from Madurai

Spicejet joins the bandwagon of global airlines to convert passenger aircraft into freighters

Indian low cost carrier Spicejet joined the bandwagon of global airlines which converted passenger aircraft into freighters as airlines find ways to sustain the current times and dip in passenger demand due to COVID19. Spicejet operates a fully owned subsidiary named SpiceXpress which operates a fleet to five B737 series aircraft – a mix of … Continue reading Spicejet joins the bandwagon of global airlines to convert passenger aircraft into freighters

Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 2

The first part of this three-part series looked at International ambitions of Indian LCCs with narrow-body aircraft and the basis for selecting its hub. This part looks at SpiceJet’s recent announcement about its hub at Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), the long overdue codeshare and what really is Spicejet looking at in the long term. SpiceJet … Continue reading Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 2

GoAir announces launch of Abu Dhabi, its 4th International operations

Indian low cost carrier GoAir has announced flights to Abu Dhabi from Kannur, effective 1st of March 2019. This will be the airline’s fourth international destination, having started international flights in October with launch of Phuket, Male and Muscat. The airline currently connects Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kannur to international destinations. The airline will start … Continue reading GoAir announces launch of Abu Dhabi, its 4th International operations

Kannur – The next big international gateway? IndiGo, Go Air and Jet Airways look to connect Kannur to Gulf

Kannur Airport (IATA: CNN) which was inaugurated on 9th of December 2018 could see rapid international connectivity if airlines decide to utilize the rights allocated to them. While Air India Express – the low cost arm of national carrier Air India started operations on 9th of December with flight to Abu Dhabi, Jet Airways, IndiGo … Continue reading Kannur – The next big international gateway? IndiGo, Go Air and Jet Airways look to connect Kannur to Gulf