August 2022: Passenger numbers cross the 1 crore mark again, no impact of capacity cap on SpiceJet

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for August this afternoon. Domestic air traffic crossed the 1 crore mark again with 1 crore 1 lakh passengers (101.16 lakh) flying in August 2022. This is an increase of 4.11 lakh passengers or 4.23%. August saw a higher number of passengers than July … Continue reading August 2022: Passenger numbers cross the 1 crore mark again, no impact of capacity cap on SpiceJet

Go First trying to fill the void which SpiceJet left, to launch three new stations

Go FIRST (erstwhile Go Air) will launch three new stations on November 11, 2021. The airline will launch Amritsar, Dehradun and Surat. The airline will also return to Aizawl starting the same day. This takes the domestic stations launched by the airline since the pandemic to five, having launched Coimbatore and Mangalore in Summer Schedule. … Continue reading Go First trying to fill the void which SpiceJet left, to launch three new stations

Spicejet to add Bhavnagar to its network starting tomorrow

Indian low cost carrier Spicejet is expanding. The airline lost its number two position by market share to Air India for first half of 2021. Starting August 20, 2021, the airline will launch flights to Bhavnagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat and connect the city with Delhi, Mumbai and Surat. The airline will … Continue reading Spicejet to add Bhavnagar to its network starting tomorrow

First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share

National carrier Air India has dethroned Spicejet as the number two in domestic market share, year to date. This is the second consecutive month that Air India has been number two in the market but with the latest numbers, for the first half of the year – Air India carried 42.58 lakh passengers as compared … Continue reading First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share

IndiGo to follow Spicejet into the freighter space

IndiGo – India‚Äôs 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