The battle for Rajkot!

IndiGo is launching flights to Rajkot from March 28, 2021Spicejet and Air India are adding capacity in anticipationRajkot was one of the top five airports most affected by the clousre of Jet Airways For years together, Rajkot Airport and Jet Airways were synonymous! At its peak the airline operated four daily flights but normally operated … Continue reading The battle for Rajkot!

Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AIrport (CSMIA) at Mumbai will re-open its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations starting tomorrow (March 10, 2021). India headed into a total lockdown last year with the last flights landing on March 24, 2020. While domestic aviation has restarted on May 25, 2020, it has been gradual with government … Continue reading Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals

A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part One

Pune is the largest city in India without a dedicated airportCurrent airport is a civilian enclave at defense airportAirport has more flights at night than dayWhen the current expansion is complete, the airport would have run out of all possible expansion scenariosCurrent airport cannot handle widebody flightsCurrent terminal, smaller than the HAL terminal at Bengaluru, … Continue reading A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part One

A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part Two

The new airport has a name but no land!City is punching above its weight, having handled more passengers than Ahmedabad Part One of the article can be found here Over the last decade there were many cities which formed associations to start attracting air traffic. While airlines do pay attention to such associations, what matters … Continue reading A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part Two

Jewar airport starts picking up steam

Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) - a 100% subsidiary of Zurich Airport International AG is picking up steam. From approaching Indian banks for loans to finalizing designs, the airport is slowly starting to make a mark. Over the last couple of months, the positioning of the airport has also changed. From the erstwhile use … Continue reading Jewar airport starts picking up steam