Vistara, the TATA-SIA JV, has announced the launch of its 5x weekly flight to London Heathrow from Mumbai. This will be its second service to London Heathrow, where it already operates a daily departure from Delhi. The flights are effective June 01,2023. I had written about this possibility in one of my blogs recently. This … Continue reading Vistara adds five weekly flights to London Heathrow
The Mumbai – Pune flight is back!
As VT-SCR took off to operate the inaugural flight between Mumbai and Pune, the route saw connectivity return for the first time since early 2019. Air India will deploy an Airbus A319 on the sector, the smallest aircraft in its fleet and operate as per the below timings six days a week (all days except … Continue reading The Mumbai – Pune flight is back!
Over 2400 crore rupees VGF disbursed under RCS-UDAN, four states get over 50%
Successive governments have looked at ways for subsiding air travel in remote areas but none took off until Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) - UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik). As a response to a question asked in Rajya Sabha - the upper house of Indian parliament, the government has released the data about the Viability … Continue reading Over 2400 crore rupees VGF disbursed under RCS-UDAN, four states get over 50%
These 4 things will be primary drivers of traffic at Noida International Airport
Everytime there is news about Jewar airport, I get to hear two very opposite stories - one of hope which comes from infrastructure enthusiasts and another of complaints about how far Jewar is and why are people even looking at that airport. Over the weekend, I looked at the location, numbers, growth possibilities and the … Continue reading These 4 things will be primary drivers of traffic at Noida International Airport
AirAsia India returns to Surat tomorrow
AirAsia India - now fully owned by Tata’s, is returning to Surat. Starting March 03, 2023; the airline will connect Surat to Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru. This is part of the mega plan which involves optimisation of the network following the full subsidiarization of AirAsia India in November 2022. The AirAsia India brand has to … Continue reading AirAsia India returns to Surat tomorrow