National carrier Air India has clocked a loss of INR 7635 crore in FY2018-19. As of FY2018-19, the total debt of Air India as on 31st March 2019 is INR 58,351.93 crore. The airline has received an equity infusion of INR 30,520.21 crore till date from FY 2011-12 and this includes the money which has … Continue reading Air India recorded loss of INR 7635 cr last year
As the Paris Air Show comes to an end, there was the usual buzz around orders, options, firm commitment, intent and repeat orders. Amidst all this, Airbus announced the launch of A321XLR which also clocked orders at the air show. I have been a keen follower of “thin markets” and this has led to me … Continue reading A321XLR: A game changer for thin markets
Azerbaijani national carrier – AZAL is launching flights to New Delhi from its hub at Baku starting 25th June 2019. The airline is launching regular and charter flights starting with once a week flight which will be increased to two flights a week by August. The flight would operate at below timings J2 5001 GYD1835 … Continue reading AZAL to launch service to New Delhi from Baku
Within days of Airbus announcing the agreement with Bombardier for the C-series, Boeing & Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer announced that they are in talks for an agreement. This culminated weeks ago and resulted in re-naming of Embraer as Boeing Brasil – Commercial. While Airbus has had a seamless integration and pitch with the A220 gelling … Continue reading Understanding the E2 family from Embraer; Can Boeing help with sales?
IndiGo – India’s largest carrier by domestic market share and fleet has been on a rapid expansion on International routes in the recent months. While the expansion is planned across countries, the focus seems to be currently towards the east – partly due to the closure of Pakistani airspace leading to a detour for flights … Continue reading IndiGo’s “look east” expansion