Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting

Last week, in a surprise announcement, Virgin Atlantic announced the launch of second daily flight to New Delhi from London Heathrow. The airline opened reservations for its second flight over the weekend and made amends to timings of two other flights to India. The airline will operate the new flight with the A330-300 aircraft. The … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting

India adds another airport; Kalaburagi to get operational today as Star Air launches flights

The Narendra Modi led government in India has been on a mission to connect towns and cities with an ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) named UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik). While the bids received enthusiastic response, when it came to start the routes – the airlines have had a forgettable record. With just 25% … Continue reading India adds another airport; Kalaburagi to get operational today as Star Air launches flights

IndiGo – Qatar one-way codeshare a boost for Qatar

India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share – IndiGo, announced a one-way codeshare with Qatari flag carrier Qatar Airways. The codeshare, interestingly, is a one-way codeshare where Qatar Airways will place its code between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad. For what was believed to be a big strategic announcement, this came as … Continue reading IndiGo – Qatar one-way codeshare a boost for Qatar