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?

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Air India inducts its 27th Dreamliner and 125th Boeing aircraft

National carrier Air India took delivery of its 27th and last B787-8 Dreamliner today. This happens to be the 125th Boeing aircraft delivered to Air India. The Dreamliner era for Air India started in September 2012 when VT-ANH and VT-AND joined the Air India fleet. Configured in 18 Business class and 238 economy class seats, … Continue reading Air India inducts its 27th Dreamliner and 125th Boeing aircraft

My first charter flight – Make My Trip Charter operated by Jet Airways to Leh

This part of the report will cover two flights, on the Delhi – Leh – Delhi sector operated by Jet Airways for Make My Trip as a charter. How I reached Delhi – can be read here IndiGo Review As we came out of Terminal T1C at Delhi, I took the boarding pass and ticket for … Continue reading My first charter flight – Make My Trip Charter operated by Jet Airways to Leh