Farnborough Preview: What are the big 4 focusing on?

Farnborough International Airshow - one of the foremost events in aviation will be back to physical format and is being held from July 18 to July 22, 2022. This is the first time that the airshow is being held without restrictions after the pandemic started. The last edition of the airshow was moved online. Subsequently … Continue reading Farnborough Preview: What are the big 4 focusing on?

Julley! IndiGo announces flighs to Leh, Spicejet adds frequency

As IndiGo readies itself to launch its 63rd domestic destination - Leh, rival Spicejet pre-empted the play with a second daily flight to Leh from Delhi. The new flight for Spicejet was expected to start today but stands cancelled for the day, while IndiGo will launch its service on February 22, 2021. IndiGo has been … Continue reading Julley! IndiGo announces flighs to Leh, Spicejet adds frequency

Brace for delays, Mumbai main runway to be closed six days a week

The main runway 09/27 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai (IATA:BOM, ICAO: VABB) will be closed six days of the week (Monday to Saturday) from 7th November 2019 until 28th March 2020. The closure will be from 0400 UTC to 1200 UTC, i.e. 0930hours to 1730 hours local time.The runway will remain open on … Continue reading Brace for delays, Mumbai main runway to be closed six days a week

Interim International Departures terminal at Hyderabad from 23rd October

The GMR Hyderabad International Airport will commence operations from its Interim International Departures terminal (IIDT) effective 23rd of October. The airport which has been growing at breakneck speed, thanks to availability of slots at Hyderabad and unavailability of slots at other major airports, is hoping to reduce congestion of the check-in area at its existing … Continue reading Interim International Departures terminal at Hyderabad from 23rd October

Is it time to look beyond trading of ASK for RDG & merge UDAN & RDG in long term?

Last few weeks have seen the media report the possibility of a tweak in the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) to allow trading of Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs) between airlines to satisfy the mandatory requirement of Category II and Category IIA routes as defined in the Route Dispersal Guidelines (RDG). The permission to trade had been “inadvertently” left out from the new policy and something … Continue reading Is it time to look beyond trading of ASK for RDG & merge UDAN & RDG in long term?