Lock down led to focus on agri and cargo in Indian aviation

India has been in lock down since March 2020. This meant that all scheduled commercial operations were suspended which took a hit on cargo as well. Airlines devised ways to continue cargo operations with Spicejet being on the forefront - converting three Q400 aircraft to freighters by removing seats. Both Spicejet and IndiGo started operating … Continue reading Lock down led to focus on agri and cargo in Indian aviation

NokScoot board of directors vote for liquidation of airline

The board of directors at NokScoot has decided to liquidate the company. NokScoot's shareholders will deliberate the same at a General Meeting to be held in 14 days time. The airline is a Joint Venture between Scoot - a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines and Thailand based Nok Air. The airline started operations in 2014. Thailand … Continue reading NokScoot board of directors vote for liquidation of airline

Kushinagar airport gets international tag – real problem will be ASA

​The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport. Kushinagar Airport is located in the vicinity of several Buddhist Cultural Sites like Sravasti, Kapilvastu, ​​Lumbini (Kushinagar itself is a Buddhist cultural site) and declaration as an “International Airport” will … Continue reading Kushinagar airport gets international tag – real problem will be ASA

London Area airports start seeing reduction in demand for Winter Schedule

Slot co-ordinator ACL which handles slots for some of the important global hubs and airports in the United Kingdom released initial co-ordination for London Stansted – one of the six airports serving the London region. The initial co-ordination is for the Northern Winter 2020 schedule which begins from 25th October 2020. The demand for slots … Continue reading London Area airports start seeing reduction in demand for Winter Schedule