Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 1

For the last two years, there have been constant talks about both IndiGo and Spicejet planning a foray to London. While IndiGo even filed for slots at airports in London Area on the A321, Spicejet filed the slots at airports in UK with the A330 – an aircraft it did not have in fleet or … Continue reading Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 1

Three Indian LCCs in top 15 worldwide by aircraft on order

The Blue Swan Daily published an analysis of top 20 LCCs (Low cost carriers) worldwide by aircraft on order. Lion Air tops the list with 444 aircraft on order, comprising of 415 narrow body, 8 wide body and 21 turbo prop aircraft. However, Lion Air orders are across the group companies which comprise of Lion … Continue reading Three Indian LCCs in top 15 worldwide by aircraft on order

Aviation growth in India reaches record numbers in March

Impressive growth continues for Indian Aviation with 78.72 lakh passengers taking to air travel in March 2016. This was a growth of 24.03% YoY and 25.25% MoM. The Quarter on Quarter (QoQ) growth was also 24%. For the period from January to March, 230.03 lakh passengers travelled by air, 44.57 lakh more than the same … Continue reading Aviation growth in India reaches record numbers in March

November sees highest passengers carried in 2015 by airlines in India

Ten Indian carried a total of 73.22 lakh passengers in November 2015, the most in any single month in 2015 as Indian aviation continued to record 20% + growth in passenger numbers. Spicejet continued its trend of recording 90%+ load factor for seventh consecutive month as it recorded 90.7%, a slight dip, which probably is … Continue reading November sees highest passengers carried in 2015 by airlines in India