REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED. OUR VERY FIRST BATCH IS FULL. If you are a pilot and want to attend this, do reach out via the form below I was surprised at the number of tweeples who were interested to know more about airline network planning. Few kind folks tagged me along with a few others as … Continue reading Introduction to Airline Network Planning
IndiGo - India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share, in a coup of sorts managed to get night parking and slots for two ATR 72-600 aircraft at Delhi - the busiest airport in the country. Turboprops like the ATRs are not encouraged at Delhi (or Mumbai) because they take longer on approach and … Continue reading The turboprops of Delhi
September 2021 is the 17th month since the restart of scheduled domestic civil aviation in India. The days leading up to the start on May 25, 2020 were filled with confusion. As the country moved from a lockdown to unlock phases, the initial discussion revolved around allowing flights only between the green zones i.e. states … Continue reading Understanding Capacity Caps and Pricing Caps
Over the last two days, there have been two positive news on the airline profitability front. Delta Air Lines - one of the top three US carriers reported a profit of $652 million in the second quarter of the calendar year. This is the first profit for the airline since the pandemic began and also … Continue reading Airlines have started reporting profits, when will the page turn for airlines in India?
The third of May saw the domestic passenger traffic drop below the 1 lakh mark after seven months. Only 97,761 passengers flew across 1306 flights on May 03, 2021. The passenger numbers are just 22.99% of pre-COVID numbers while the flight count is 41.66% of pre-COVID. This takes us back by seven months to August … Continue reading Domestic passenger numbers fall below 1 lakh mark in India