Understanding Capacity Caps and Pricing Caps

September 2021 is the 17th month since the restart of scheduled domestic civil aviation in India. The days leading up to the start on May 25, 2020 were filled with confusion. As the country moved from a lockdown to unlock phases, the initial discussion revolved around allowing flights only between the green zones i.e. states … Continue reading Understanding Capacity Caps and Pricing Caps

Airport expansion is slow lane as state governments drag feet on land acquisition

Minister of state for Civil Aviation, Gen. V.K. Singh (Retd) gave out some interesting information in Rajya Sabha - the upper house of Indian Parliament. In an answer to a question asked by Dr. Kirodi Lal Meena, who represents the western state of Rajasthan in Rajya Sabha wanted to know if the government has requested … Continue reading Airport expansion is slow lane as state governments drag feet on land acquisition

These airports have lost connectivity in Winter schedule

The unlikely fallout of COVID19 and the regulated capacity at 60% in the domestic air traffic market has meant that the count of active airports in India has dropped below 100 as the Winter schedule started the previous Sunday. The IATA Northern Winter schedule came into effect on October 25, 2020. Globally, there are two … Continue reading These airports have lost connectivity in Winter schedule

Terminal utilization at Indian airports at 92.2%, most important airports operating over capacity

The Indian government released data related to per annum terminal traffic capacity against the demand at present in the country. The data was given out as an answer in Lok Sabha – the lower house of Indian parliament. This lists out data for 111 airports for year 2018-19 and lists out capacity of the terminal. … Continue reading Terminal utilization at Indian airports at 92.2%, most important airports operating over capacity