The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) at Mumbai seems to be reverting back to single terminal operations. The airport had re-activated its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations effective March 10, 2021. T1 was closed for operations from March 25, 2020 when India went into a lockdown. While subsequently domestic air operations re-started on … Continue reading Mumbai airport to consolidate operations at Terminal 2
Making money in India from Aviation has been an internal challenge as the industry goes through frequency bust cycles! Amidst this, there has been much speculation about AirAsia India - in which the TATA group holds 51% stake while the rest is held by Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia. The airline has been mired in … Continue reading If AirAsia is to exit India, does it rely on template of AirAsia Japan 1.0?
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
Air traffic growth in India saw a growth of 18.6% in 2018 over the previous years with airlines carrying 1389.76 lakh (138.98 million) passengers in 2018 as compared to 1171.76 lakh passengers in 2017. The highlight of the year was that every airline which started the year remained operational unlike the previous years when Air … Continue reading India Market Outlook 2019
When IndiGo declared its results few weeks back, it was a shocker and a wake-up call for many who thought that Aviation is on a roll. This was quickly followed by news indicating financial stress at Jet Airways. The six months ending June has seen airlines add over 40 aircraft and the top airlines in … Continue reading Indian Aviation: HY2018 throwback