First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share

National carrier Air India has dethroned Spicejet as the number two in domestic market share, year to date. This is the second consecutive month that Air India has been number two in the market but with the latest numbers, for the first half of the year - Air India carried 42.58 lakh passengers as compared … Continue reading First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share

Airlines have started reporting profits, when will the page turn for airlines in India?

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?

Lufthansa to re-activate A340-600 to fulfill First Class demand

German flag carrier Lufthansa has decided to reactivate five of its Airbus A340-600 aircraft which have been parked in Teruel, Spain since last year. The move comes to help fulfil the demand up front in the First class. The A340-600 is configured in four classes: First Class, Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy class. The … Continue reading Lufthansa to re-activate A340-600 to fulfill First Class demand

Helvetic airways becomes the only operator to induct E190-E2 and E195-E2

When HB-AZI - the first E195-E2 for Helvetic Airways lands at Zurich Airport later today, it will make Helvetic the first and only airline to operate both E190-E2 and the E195-E2 in its fleet. The Swiss regional airline inducted its first E195-E2 yesterday in a small ceremony held at São José dos Campos, Brazil. This … Continue reading Helvetic airways becomes the only operator to induct E190-E2 and E195-E2