Vistara - the TATA-SIA JV now allows its customers to directly search and book its flights on google through the integrated “Book on Google” feature. This has been possible with the implementation of NDC (New Distribution Capability) through a partnership with Amadeus. Google flights has been in the market for nearly a decade and over … Continue reading Vistara starts offering booking on Google Flights
A week ago, for the ninth time - the guidelines for sale of Air India were changed. The airline would be recording a loss in the tune of INR 8,000 crore this fiscal year. Time and again, the losses are blamed on the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines - the AI - IC … Continue reading Was there a simpler solution to Air India – Indian Airlines merger?
Making money in India from Aviation has been an internal challenge as the industry goes through frequency bust cycles! Amidst this, there has been much speculation about AirAsia India - in which the TATA group holds 51% stake while the rest is held by Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia. The airline has been mired in … Continue reading If AirAsia is to exit India, does it rely on template of AirAsia Japan 1.0?
Singapore’s Changi Airport has always been on the forefront of innovation. Home carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced Discover your Singapore Airlines campaign which comprises three exciting and new initiatives as termed by the airline. The airline is starting Restaurant@Changi where guests can enjoy the Singapore Airlines service inside the Airbus A380. Most airlines, including Singapore … Continue reading Dine in an Airbus A380 at Singapore Changi!
Air India - the national carrier of India has been in the news for multiple reasons in the past. The airline has been on the block for an outright sale for the second time in last few years. Being a public entity funded by tax payers money, the airline is open for scruitny and data … Continue reading Only 19 routes make money for Air India!