IndiGo takes the battle home to AirAsia – launches Kuala Lumpur

After battling AirAsia in India, low cost carrier and Indian domestic market leader IndiGo is taking the battle to AirAsia’s home – Kuala  Lumpur. The airline announced launch of flights from Delhi and Bengaluru effective 15th November 2018. The flights would operate as below 6E 1821 DEL 0255 – 1040 KUL x2 6E 1814 KUL … Continue reading IndiGo takes the battle home to AirAsia – launches Kuala Lumpur

First B737 MAX reaches its hometown – Kuala Lumpur

Malindo Air, the launch operator of B737MAX family took delivery of its first aircraft on 16thMay 2017. The 737MAX program was launched by Boeing in August 2011 to counter the A320neo (New Engine Option) family of rival Airbus in December 2010. The aircraft, a B737 MAX 8, operating as OD1 reached Kuala Lumpur via Anchorage … Continue reading First B737 MAX reaches its hometown – Kuala Lumpur

VietJet plans massive India expansion

VietJet – the Vietnamese airline is expanding its India operations rapidly. The airline which currently operates to Delhi and Mumbai is adding three more destinations in India. These three destinations are Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.  This will be in addition to its current operations which sees the airline operate to Delhi and Mumbai from Hanoi, … Continue reading VietJet plans massive India expansion

Vietnam Airlines to bring the A350 to India with flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

On June 06, 2022, speaking at the Routes Asia conference in Da Nang, Vietnam, the CEO of Vietnam Airlines announced flights between Vietnam and India starting mid-June. The flights opened for sale today with operations starting later this month. This is much faster than what VietJet took between announcement or repeated announcements over the years … Continue reading Vietnam Airlines to bring the A350 to India with flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

Hundred days of Vande Bharat Mission – Air India group operates to 29 offline stations

August 14th marked the 100th day of Vande Bharat Mission – the much touted repatriation effort undertaken by the Government of India. While the scheme has been much criticized from some quarters for the way the booking process was handled and lack of tickets, there is no denying the fact that over 10 lakh people … Continue reading Hundred days of Vande Bharat Mission – Air India group operates to 29 offline stations