Air traffic continues to soar for sixth straight month

The air traffic in India continued to grow around 20% for the sixth straight month, with 388.33 lakh passengers in the first six months of the year, a growth of 19.81% over the same period last year. The month of June saw a growth of 16.03% with 66.01 lakh fliers taking to the skies in … Continue reading Air traffic continues to soar for sixth straight month

Gradual removal of 5/20 and new Route Dispersal Guidelines

In November when the ministry of Civil Aviation came up with a draft policy I had written on how the more things change, more they remain the same – “Another Policy without substance – 11th November 2014”. Subsequently in January the revised Route Dispersal guidelines and policy on 5/20 rule for international operations was announced … Continue reading Gradual removal of 5/20 and new Route Dispersal Guidelines

More thoughts on rivalry between IndiGo and Air Asia India

Last week I wrote how IndiGo is going all out to take on Air Asia India. Yes it is right, that competition has to be contained at early stages and some bit of sentimental expansion like announcing a Bengaluru – Chandigarh but tagging along Srinagar to make it more successful makes a lot of sense.  … Continue reading More thoughts on rivalry between IndiGo and Air Asia India