When the trip was being planned, I had planned for a Dubrovnik – Dubai flight with FlyDubai and connect on Emirates back to Mumbai. This option was twice the cost of Dubrovnik – Zagreb – Dubai – Mumbai option. Either ways, it meant a new airline but with Croatia Airlines – it also meant a … Continue reading Croatia Airlines – Dubrovnik to Zagreb
I am a big fan of the regional jets. Having studied them first in 2011 and being convinced about the capability, I have kept track of the market, development and possibilities. In the last eight years and since I first wrote an article on Regional Jets in India – one of the most read and … Continue reading Experiencing the Airbus A220-300
India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share – IndiGo, announced a one-way codeshare with Qatari flag carrier Qatar Airways. The codeshare, interestingly, is a one-way codeshare where Qatar Airways will place its code between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad. For what was believed to be a big strategic announcement, this came as … Continue reading IndiGo – Qatar one-way codeshare a boost for Qatar
The first leg of our trip got us to Lisbon, Portugal on Emirates. The next stop was Madrid and the multiple daily flights between the two airports comprised of Iberia, Air Europa, Easyjet and TAP Air Portugal. With the leg from Madrid to Nice being planned on Air Nostrum – operated by Iberia and Easyjet … Continue reading TAP Portugal & the aircraft surprise!
As the Paris Air Show comes to an end, there was the usual buzz around orders, options, firm commitment, intent and repeat orders. Amidst all this, Airbus announced the launch of A321XLR which also clocked orders at the air show. I have been a keen follower of “thin markets” and this has led to me … Continue reading A321XLR: A game changer for thin markets