In 2014, I had written an article with a similar title when AirAsia India took to the air. Eight years later, I want to use the same title as Akasa Air makes its maiden commercial flight today. A new airline in the country is a treat for network planning analysts like me. It gives an … Continue reading Let the battle begin! – Akasa Air takes to the skies today
AirAsia India - the low cost carrier which recently received permission from CCI (Competition Commission of India) to merge with Air India group will be launching flights to Lucknow - the capital of Uttar Pradesh starting August 05, 2022. This has been a well planned move with the flights open for sale since mid June, … Continue reading AirAsia India’s Lucknow launch – it’s most well planned ever?
Azerbaijani national carrier - Azerbaijan Airlines also known as AZAL is returning to India starting August 09, 2022. The airline made an announcement to such effect in the third week of July. The airline had started flights to Delhi in June 2019 with one frequency a week and scaled it up to twice a week … Continue reading AZAL returns to Delhi with twice a week flights starting Aug 09
Vistara - the TATA - SIA group JV, is adding flights to Bangkok. The announcement had come in early July while flights start August 05, 2022. The airline will operate five flights a week to Bangkok from Mumbai. The airline currently serves Bangkok from its Delhi hub. The airline will deploy its three-class A320neo on … Continue reading Vistara to add flights to Bangkok from Mumbai from Aug 05
Answering questions in Rajya Sabha - the upper house of Parliament, Gen. (Retd) V.K.Singh - the Minister of State for Civil Aviation informed the house that Parandur has been selected as the site for a greenfield airport for Chennai. This comes as a huge relief for the residents of Chennai who have been battling multiple … Continue reading Parandur it is for the new airport at Chennai