Air India’s quest for 30% clearly indicates a merger with Vistara

Thursday afternoon, Air India unveiled its transformation plan named “Vihaan. AI”. The reactions ranged from calling this a rebranding of Air India to wondering how the airline will climb from 8% ish market share to 30% in five years. More often than not, the context becomes clear after the dust settles and that is exactly … Continue reading Air India’s quest for 30% clearly indicates a merger with Vistara

August 2022: Passenger numbers cross the 1 crore mark again, no impact of capacity cap on SpiceJet

Akasa Air’s first month of operations Vistara loses passengers and market share after a splendid July Air India records better OTP than IndiGo The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for August this afternoon. Domestic air traffic crossed the 1 crore mark again with 1 crore 1 lakh passengers (101.16 lakh) … Continue reading August 2022: Passenger numbers cross the 1 crore mark again, no impact of capacity cap on SpiceJet

What to expect in the five B777s which are joining Air India?

Air India, now owned by the TATA group, announced the induction of aircraft in its fleet which will take the fleet up by 25 percent. This comes after the airline has already operationalised 16 aircraft, which were grounded for a long time. These 16 include 10 narrow-body and six wide-body aircraft. The airline did a … Continue reading What to expect in the five B777s which are joining Air India?

May 2022: Air India the only airline to lose passengers in best month since restart

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for May this afternoon. A total of 1 crore and 20 lakh passengers flew in May 2022. This is 10 lakh more than the previous month and the best ever month since the restart of scheduled domestic flights in Indian skies in May 2020! … Continue reading May 2022: Air India the only airline to lose passengers in best month since restart

B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) released the fleet details of Schedule / Scheduled commuter airlines on its website. The details are current as of April 15, 2022. The last update was in January 2022.  There has been significant change in the Indian aviation landscape between January and April, with the most prominent being … Continue reading B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April