New Delhi airport joins the 50 million passengers club

The Indira Gandhi International Airport, still popularly called IGI by many, crossed 50 million passengers in calendar year 2016. The airport handled 55.64 million passengers and was 12th worldwide by passengers in November. It is an achievement which makes the country proud. The growth at Delhi is primarily fueled by National Carrier Air India which … Continue reading New Delhi airport joins the 50 million passengers club

Air Canada returns to New Delhi effective November’15

n an unexpected announcement, Air Canada (IATA code AC) announced resumption of services to New Delhi (IATA code: DEL) beginning November’15. (Winter Schedule-2015). The flights will be operated by B787 Dreamliner aircraft, and the press release claims this will be the first route with the longer range B787-9, which will operate on two of three … Continue reading Air Canada returns to New Delhi effective November’15

Flying the new feeling – Vistara UK 991 from Delhi to Pune

Trip Background Receiving an invite on a Monday morning for a Chef’s table by an airline can be the best stress buster on a Monday of any week. That is precisely what happened in the third week of July when Vistara – the TATA-SIA Joint Venture got in touch with me from this blog to … Continue reading Flying the new feeling – Vistara UK 991 from Delhi to Pune

Surprise! An airline started a new route in India

Surprising as it may seem, but Star Air – the Bengaluru based operator with an all E-145 fleet has launched a new route amidst the current situation! The airline started flying between Ahmedabad and Kishangarh (IATA: KQH) from 1st June 2020. The airline had won this route under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN (Ude … Continue reading Surprise! An airline started a new route in India