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

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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

Jet Airways to begin services on Bengaluru – Colombo route

Jet Airways will launch non-stop services on Bengaluru – Colombo sector in the wee hours of 5th January 2017. The daily service will be operated by B737-800 aircraft with 12 seats in Business and 156 in Economy. The airline which recently announced Bengaluru as one of its focus city and domestic hub after Mumbai and … Continue reading Jet Airways to begin services on Bengaluru – Colombo route

Mumbai Airport introduces India’s first Self Bag-Drop

Indian airports are traditionally slower to embrace Information Technology led solutions and hence Hindustan Times report in April 2016 about Jet Airways & Air India planning to automate check-in at T2 at Mumbai Airport was a pleasant surprise.  (Link: No More queues: Jet Airways, AI to automate check-in process) Last week market leader SITA and … Continue reading Mumbai Airport introduces India’s first Self Bag-Drop

Revised Route Dispersal Guidelines in India

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the revised Route Dispersal Guidelines (RDG), in continuation of what was stated in the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) of 2016. The order, dated 8th August 2016, is available on the website of the ministry. I am glad to say that some of the suggestions made on this blog … Continue reading Revised Route Dispersal Guidelines in India