Looking back at how Jetlite flights were being managed when Jet Airways shifted to Full Service

 On 11th August in a joint press conference with Etihad, Naresh Goyal, Chairman of Jet Airways announced the shift to a Full service model. Vistara, the yet to fly full service carrier, a joint venture of Singapore airlines & TATA group and Air India, after its entry into Star Alliance was considered tough competition in the … Continue reading Looking back at how Jetlite flights were being managed when Jet Airways shifted to Full Service

The story of highest load factor in September

As reports started trickling in that the Indian market has grown 27.8% MoM, people were astonished to know that data is for September, traditionally a lean month for travel in India. The entire industry, tends to work on two good quarters – Q1, covering the school holidays and Q3, covering the Diwali & X’mas holidays, … Continue reading The story of highest load factor in September

Crappy ground service at Pune – The singapore trip Part 2

The day of departure   I witnessed history unfold on 16th by being at home for most of the time where the opposition BJP routed the ruling Congress in the National elections. All I did related to the trip was to book a cab for the next day.  Pune sadly remains out of radar of … Continue reading Crappy ground service at Pune – The singapore trip Part 2

Singapore Airlines – Reducing capacity to Mumbai & Delhi

For years, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been ranked as a premium carrier. With its limited network, only 62 destinationsas compared to 200+ of fellow airlines and alliance partners in Star Alliance, and a fleet of just over 100 aircraft, SIA has done all that it could to maintain its leadership by maintaining the quality of … Continue reading Singapore Airlines – Reducing capacity to Mumbai & Delhi