15 aircraft on ground, Air India needs INR 1525 Cr to make them operational

National carrier Air India – a Star Alliance member has 15 aircraft which are grounded. The information was conveyed by the Ministry of Civil Aviation last week while answering a question in Rajya Sabha – the upper house of parliament. Air India has a fleet of 123 aircraft comprising four B747, eighteen B777, twenty-seven B787, … Continue reading 15 aircraft on ground, Air India needs INR 1525 Cr to make them operational

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United Airlines announced seasonal non stop to New Delhi, amidst largest International Route Expansion in San Francisco

United Airlines today announced its largest ever international network expansion from its hub at San Francisco International Airport. The airline will offer Bay Area customers nonstop year-round service to Toronto and Melbourne, Australia and seasonal service to New Delhi. United also announced it will begin a second daily flight between San Francisco and Seoul, South … Continue reading United Airlines announced seasonal non stop to New Delhi, amidst largest International Route Expansion in San Francisco

IndiGo to take delivery of it’s 200th aircraft today

Indian low cost carrier and domestic market leader IndiGo reaches a new milestone with the induction of its 200th aircraft.VT-IZI and VT-IZK are scheduled to start their flight to Delhi later today, in quick succession, to reach the milestone. The airline will now have 127 A320ceo, 61 A320neo and 12 ATR72-600 in its fleet. This … Continue reading IndiGo to take delivery of it’s 200th aircraft today

Bhopal! The latest battle ground for the LCCs

Spicejet today announced the launch of its 50th destination – Bhopal. This comes within days of IndiGo announcing Bhopal as its 65th destination. IndiGo will start Bhopal with a single flight to Hyderabad, and the city will be one of the handful of stations which see a single flight a day. Spicejet on the other … Continue reading Bhopal! The latest battle ground for the LCCs

Its Complex! Jet Airways further cuts down on complimentary meals

Struggling carrier, Jet Airways has announced further tightening of its meal policies on-board domestic flights starting 7th January 2019. Passengers who are not Jet Privilege Gold or Platinum members and booked in Saver or Classic Fare classes will have to buy their meals on board. The complementary meals will be restricted only for Flex class … Continue reading Its Complex! Jet Airways further cuts down on complimentary meals

The secret of SpiceJet’s consistently high occupancy rates

This article was first published on CNBCTV18 Over the past few quarters, Spicejet has also consistently declared the higher RASK (revenue per available seat kilometer) and higher average fares than competitor IndiGo, India’s biggest airline. The future of successful airline operations will depend on the ability to keep costs as low as possible, fares as … Continue reading The secret of SpiceJet’s consistently high occupancy rates

Jet Airways opens reservation for seventh daily Mumbai – Dubai, third daily Mumbai – Singapore flight

Struggling Indian carrier Jet Airways has opened reservations for seventh daily flight between its hub Mumbai and Dubai. The airline has also launched third daily flight to Singapore from Mumbai. Both the flights are operational from 5th  of December 2018. The airline recently announced third daily flight between Delhi & Singapore and first daily and … Continue reading Jet Airways opens reservation for seventh daily Mumbai – Dubai, third daily Mumbai – Singapore flight