Analysis: IndiGo’s Bahrain launch

IndiGo – the country’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share, will launch flights to Bahrain next Monday (August 01, 2022). The airline said this will be its 25th international destination. The airline will operate daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Bahrain with its A320 family aircraft. The airline had announced this route in … Continue reading Analysis: IndiGo’s Bahrain launch

Vietnam Airlines to bring the A350 to India with flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

On June 06, 2022, speaking at the Routes Asia conference in Da Nang, Vietnam, the CEO of Vietnam Airlines announced flights between Vietnam and India starting mid-June. The flights opened for sale today with operations starting later this month. This is much faster than what VietJet took between announcement or repeated announcements over the years … Continue reading Vietnam Airlines to bring the A350 to India with flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

As pandemic rages on, focus shifts back to slots

Even as the vaccines move into final stages and countries start planning for vaccine administration, logistics and storage – the airline industry is yet to see any significant recovery on the horizon. Amidst this lack of recovery the focus has shifted again on slots – the prized possession for airlines. The Worldwide Airport Slot Board … Continue reading As pandemic rages on, focus shifts back to slots

Vistara announces commercial operations of its B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on Delhi Mumbai sector

Vistara – the TATA-SIA joint venture took delivery of its first B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft in late February. While this marks a new phase in the growth of the airline which started international operations last year, the gloom and closures surrounding Corona virus has led to the airlines joining others in suspending international operations. The airline … Continue reading Vistara announces commercial operations of its B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on Delhi Mumbai sector