Hundred days of Vande Bharat Mission – Air India group operates to 29 offline stations

August 14th marked the 100th day of Vande Bharat Mission - the much touted repatriation effort undertaken by the Government of India. While the scheme has been much criticized from some quarters for the way the booking process was handled and lack of tickets, there is no denying the fact that over 10 lakh people … Continue reading Hundred days of Vande Bharat Mission – Air India group operates to 29 offline stations

Aviation geeks have to mature to respond to a crisis

On Friday evening, whatsapp groups and social media started buzzing with news about runway excursion at Calicut. A quick check on the television, and the news channels were busy with news about Sushant Singh Rajput. Soon whatsapp started flooding with details - name of the captain and first officer, photos, videos and further details.  Air … Continue reading Aviation geeks have to mature to respond to a crisis

Not just diamonds, passengers will also go international from Surat

Surat – the ninth largest city by population in India is all set to get international connectivity. The first flight will begin in wee hours of Tuesday with Air India Express connecting the diamond and textile town to Sharjah. The services begin on 16th February 2019. Air India Express flight IX-171 on Surat-Sharjah sector will … Continue reading Not just diamonds, passengers will also go international from Surat

Kannur – The next big international gateway? IndiGo, Go Air and Jet Airways look to connect Kannur to Gulf

Kannur Airport (IATA: CNN) which was inaugurated on 9th of December 2018 could see rapid international connectivity if airlines decide to utilize the rights allocated to them. While Air India Express – the low cost arm of national carrier Air India started operations on 9th of December with flight to Abu Dhabi, Jet Airways, IndiGo … Continue reading Kannur – The next big international gateway? IndiGo, Go Air and Jet Airways look to connect Kannur to Gulf