Jet Airways today opened reservations for its “Flight only” ticket fares. The date coincides with moving to digital redemption. The airline was supposed to go live with this change starting 25th September but was delayed to 15th October 2018 with bookings opening today. Not many sectors have the Flight only tickets open for sale as … Continue reading Jet Airways goes live with “Flight Only” fares
Last night Delhi International Airport (DIAL) conducted successful trials of TaxiBot vehicles with involvement of Jet Airways and Spicejet. VT-JGC from Jet Airways and VT-SPF from Spicejet were the two aircraft involved in the trial. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and KSU Aviation Pvt. Ltd. had got into an agreement in July 2018 for operating TaxiBot … Continue reading TaxiBot starts trials at New Delhi International Airport
Indian low cost carrier (LCC) Spicejet has opened reservations for flights to Hong Kong from Delhi. The flights are open for sale effective 22nd of November 2018 and operate as per below timings. SG 31 DEL 2245 – 0640+1 HKG SG 32 HKG 0740 – 1050 DEL The airline had attempted a Blue Oceans strategy … Continue reading King Chilli to help Spicejet launch Hong Kong flights
On Saturday, 25th of August, I woke up to a message informing about an event in Delhi by Vistara for the unveiling of VT-ATV, the 22nd aircraft of the airline and the one in retro livery. Things moved very fast since then with the airline arranging for the travel along with the media agency getting … Continue reading Vistara’s RETROJet – A tribute to JRD TATA
When IndiGo declared its results few weeks back, it was a shocker and a wake-up call for many who thought that Aviation is on a roll. This was quickly followed by news indicating financial stress at Jet Airways. The six months ending June has seen airlines add over 40 aircraft and the top airlines in … Continue reading Indian Aviation: HY2018 throwback
Indian full service carrier Vistara – a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and TATA announced the launch of “Freedom Fares” on 31st July 2018. The fares, which created divides on social media, were open for sale today. It is applicable for flights operating August 29th onwards. My first reaction was surprise. The fare choice was … Continue reading Vistara EconomyLite fare without meals is live!
The last year or so saw large consultancies predict a 100 aircraft order from Vistara before the end of 2017. In the end, the order announcement came today, almost a year later and the order itself is a modest one which has seen the airline, a joint venture of TATA – SIA, give business to … Continue reading Vistara announces its much anticipated aircraft order, opts for Boeing B787-9 for long haul
The Suratis are rejoicing and for a reason! IndiGo – country’s leading airline by market share has announced flights to Surat connecting Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Jaipur effective 16th August 2018. This will make IndiGo the fourth scheduled airline at Surat which recently saw AirAsia India start services. Spicejet and Air India are the … Continue reading Kya Surat Hai! IndiGo to start Surat operations in August. Will there be a surprise?
The Jet Airways group recorded an average fare of INR 7080 in last financial year. This includes its Domestic as well as International operations. While Jet Airways has near equal division of revenue for Domestic and International, Spicejet which has far lesser International exposure reported average fare of INR 3670. But come second half of … Continue reading Carrying extra bag or baggage? You could end up paying more than the air fare on some sectors!