The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the summary for domestic traffic in India for the month of November. One crore sixteen lakh domestic passengers took to the air in November, which is 2.3% more than the previous month and 11% more than November 2021. The numbers are just 9.8% short of November 2019 … Continue reading IndiGo makes an On-Time comeback to reclaim the top spot
Eleven thousand passengers separated Air India and Vistara in October – Will AI push Vistara out in November?
As November comes to a close, the month has seen the highest ever domestic passenger numbers recorded post COVID lockdown in India. However, I was closely tracking data for October and waiting for the regulator to declare the granular data for October. The summary for October was about Air India topping the OTP charts but … Continue reading Eleven thousand passengers separated Air India and Vistara in October – Will AI push Vistara out in November?
Airbus Summit 2022 – Sustainable Future
I had the privilege of attending the Airbus Summit 2022 in Toulouse in Munich on Nov 30 and Dec 01, 2022. This was a follow up to last year's summit which was primarily held online due to the pandemic situation. The summit was special in more ways than one. First, it allowed the global aviation … Continue reading Airbus Summit 2022 – Sustainable Future
Airbus Summit – Airbus reveals hydrogen-powered zero-emission engine
Airbus has revealed that it is developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine. The propulsion system is being considered as one of the potential solutions to equip its zero-emission aircraft that will enter service by 2035. Airbus will start ground and flight testing this fuel cell engine architecture onboard its ZEROe demonstrator aircraft towards the middle … Continue reading Airbus Summit – Airbus reveals hydrogen-powered zero-emission engine
Air India gains momentum in September, industry set up for a great winter!
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for September this afternoon. Domestic air traffic crossed the 1 crore mark again with 1 crore 3 lakh (103.55 lakh) passengers flying in September 2022. This is an increase of 2.14% over August. However, August had 31 days while September had 30 and thus … Continue reading Air India gains momentum in September, industry set up for a great winter!