It takes a while for the dust to settle down and sometimes the second thoughts are more powerful than the first reactions. A week since the mega Air India order was announced, it is time to go beyond why this and not that or why this and that. The focus should now be on understanding … Continue reading Air India’s widebody order shows its quest for doubling international market share
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December 2022 nearly makes it to pre-COVID numbers
While the formal release from the regulator is awaited, a sum of daily numbers show that December 2022 passenger numbers missed the Dec'19 numbers by a whisker
One hour connection at Paris CDG – The Mad rush
0854 hours - the aircraft came to a stop. Six minutes gained, I said to myself. The seat next to me was empty and I requested the passenger sitting on seat 6C to let me stand in the aisle since I have a tight connection. He obliged. The door opened, the business class passengers stepped … Continue reading One hour connection at Paris CDG – The Mad rush
Eleven thousand passengers separated Air India and Vistara in October – Will AI push Vistara out in November?
As November comes to a close, the month has seen the highest ever domestic passenger numbers recorded post COVID lockdown in India. However, I was closely tracking data for October and waiting for the regulator to declare the granular data for October. The summary for October was about Air India topping the OTP charts but … Continue reading Eleven thousand passengers separated Air India and Vistara in October – Will AI push Vistara out in November?
East coast or West coast – Air India your host?
Welcome back to SFO! said the Air Traffic Controller to Air India One Seven Three as it landed at San Francisco on December 02, 2015 after a long flight from New Delhi. The thrice a week flight was quickly ramped up to six times a week in 2016, further increasing it to nine times a … Continue reading East coast or West coast – Air India your host?