Brace for delays, Mumbai main runway to be closed six days a week

The main runway 09/27 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai (IATA:BOM, ICAO: VABB) will be closed six days of the week (Monday to Saturday) from 7th November 2019 until 28th March 2020. The closure will be from 0400 UTC to 1200 UTC, i.e. 0930hours to 1730 hours local time. The runway will remain open … Continue reading Brace for delays, Mumbai main runway to be closed six days a week

Mumbai Airport needs a balancing act – for passengers benefit

The suspension of Jet Airways threw up some interesting challenges in Indian aviation. While the suspension led to capacity crisis, increasing fares and a lot more on the commercial side, over a period of time I was keenly observing how airports handle the capacity at Terminals. Even before I joined aviation, with my masters in … Continue reading Mumbai Airport needs a balancing act – for passengers benefit

Air India re-jigs Hong Kong slots, starts daily non-stop Mumbai – Hong Kong service

National carrier Air India has opened reservations for its flights to Hong Kong from Mumbai. The airline has been trying to add flights to Hong Kong for the last couple of years and has either found it difficult to fit in a spare rotation or slots at Hong Kong. The schedule change was reported by … Continue reading Air India re-jigs Hong Kong slots, starts daily non-stop Mumbai – Hong Kong service

Virgin Atlantic opens reservation of flights to Mumbai – A look at the India – UK market

India – United Kingdom is one of the largest Origin – Destination (O-D) markets and has always been a market which carriers have looked at on priority. A right mix of premium traffic, good beyond connectivity and the lure of London has meant that carrier after carrier has tried to get into London from India. … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservation of flights to Mumbai – A look at the India – UK market

Delta opens reservation of flights to Mumbai

Delta – one of America’s top three airlines has opened reservations of its non-stop flights to Mumbai. The flight is on sale from 22nd December 2019. With United having shifted to Newark International Airport (EWR), Delta is advertising theirs as the only service by an American carrier between New York JFK and Mumbai. Air India … Continue reading Delta opens reservation of flights to Mumbai