Air India suspends operations at Birmingham and Madrid effective today

Indian National carrier and Star Alliance member – Air India, withdrew its three weekly flights to Madrid and flights to Birmingham from Amritsar and New Delhi effective today. The airline made an announcement on Twitter on Wednesday and subsequently closed reservation of the flight. This will get the stations its serves in Europe – down … Continue reading Air India suspends operations at Birmingham and Madrid effective today

Is Air India paying INR 25 crore per month to keep aircraft on ground?

Indian carriers have long been conservative about International expansion and none have been able to make a dent to competition or make fortunes from International operations. While low cost carriers (LCCs) IndiGo and Spicejet earn less than 15% of their revenue from International operations, Full Service Carrier (FSC) Jet Airways has this number north of … Continue reading Is Air India paying INR 25 crore per month to keep aircraft on ground?

Air India opens reservation for flights to Stockholm

National carrier Air India opened reservations for flights between Delhi & Stockholm – the capital of Sweden. The airline had, last week, announced thrice a week frequency between its hub and Indian Capital New Delhi to Stockholm Arlanda. This will be the airlines first connection to Nordic countries. Arlanda airport saw close to 25 million … Continue reading Air India opens reservation for flights to Stockholm

Air India connects Pune to Chandigarh

National carrier Air India (IATA:AI, ICAO: AIC) tweeted the launch of new flights yesterday becoming the first airline to announce expansion in 2017. The Star Alliance member will start services between Mumbai (BOM) & Chandigarh (IXC), Chandigarh & Pune (PNQ), Mumbai & Amritsar (ATQ) and Amritsar & Nanded (NDC). The new flights will be progressively … Continue reading Air India connects Pune to Chandigarh

Air India launches Kanpur & Bhatinda in quick succession

National carrier Air India launched flights from its Delhi hub to Kanpur,Uttar Pradesh and Bhatinda, Punjab in quick succession. The thrice weekly flights will be operated by Air India’s fully owned subsidiary Air India Regional/Alliance Air (IATA: 9I, ICAO:LLR)  by deploying ATR-72 aircraft. The flights on Delhi Kanpur Delhi sector were operational on Sunday 10th … Continue reading Air India launches Kanpur & Bhatinda in quick succession