Vistara launches second international widebody destination

Vistara - the TATA SIA joint venture has been very unlucky with its widebody presence. The airline received the first of the six B787-9 Dreamliner on order in the last days of February - when the world was already heading into a lockdown. The very next month, India went into a lockdown - it was … Continue reading Vistara launches second international widebody destination

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

Kurnool airport to see scheduled commercial services from March 2021

IndiGo - India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share will launch flights to Kurnool (IATA: KJB) from March 28, 2021. The airline will connect Kurnool to Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam and Chennai, all under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) - UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik). The airport was included in UDAN 4.0. Flights are … Continue reading Kurnool airport to see scheduled commercial services from March 2021

Spicejet increases focus on Jaipur, to launch flights to Udaipur, Amritsar, Dehradun

Spicejet - the country’s second largest airline by domestic market share is increasing flights from one of its focus cities - Jaipur. The airline will add more monopoly routes in its network, inline with what it has been doing in recent past. The airline will return to the Delhi - Jaipur segment where it will … Continue reading Spicejet increases focus on Jaipur, to launch flights to Udaipur, Amritsar, Dehradun