Air India launches flights to Najaf from New Delhi

National carrier Air India has opened reservation for twice weekly flights to Najaf from New Delhi. The flights would operate at below timings AI901 DEL1400 – 1700NJF 14 AI902 NJF1800 – 0045 (+1)DEL 14 The flights are effective 14th February, leaving with very limited notice for filling up the aircraft. Schedule entry shows the flights … Continue reading Air India launches flights to Najaf from New Delhi

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Kannur – The next big international gateway? IndiGo, Go Air and Jet Airways look to connect Kannur to Gulf

Kannur Airport (IATA: CNN) which was inaugurated on 9th of December 2018 could see rapid international connectivity if airlines decide to utilize the rights allocated to them. While Air India Express – the low cost arm of national carrier Air India started operations on 9th of December with flight to Abu Dhabi, Jet Airways, IndiGo … Continue reading Kannur – The next big international gateway? IndiGo, Go Air and Jet Airways look to connect Kannur to Gulf

Jet Airways opens reservation for seventh daily Mumbai – Dubai, third daily Mumbai – Singapore flight

Struggling Indian carrier Jet Airways has opened reservations for seventh daily flight between its hub Mumbai and Dubai. The airline has also launched third daily flight to Singapore from Mumbai. Both the flights are operational from 5th  of December 2018. The airline recently announced third daily flight between Delhi & Singapore and first daily and … Continue reading Jet Airways opens reservation for seventh daily Mumbai – Dubai, third daily Mumbai – Singapore flight

Lufthansa to resume PrivatAir service to Pune in February

For the last few weeks’ internet forums were abuzz with Lufthansa’s Pune operations with Airbus A319. When I reached out to Lufthansa, the team was kind to share complete details about the operations. Lufthansa and PrivatAir abruptly suspended cooperation for commercial reasons in Summer 2018. While bookings closed for further flights, passengers were re-accommodated on … Continue reading Lufthansa to resume PrivatAir service to Pune in February

Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Last week,  Routes Online  announced the top 100 busiest routes in the world in 2017. The methodology involved using OAG Schedules to find top 500 routes by overall seat capacity and then ranked in passenger traffic with help of Sabre Market Intelligence. The 449 kilometer route between Cebu and Seoul Gimpo in South Korea tops the … Continue reading Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Preview: Vistara World – Vistara’s In-flight entertainment service

End of July, Indian full service carrier Vistara – the TATA – SIA Joint Venture had announced launch of “Vistara World” which would have more than 70 hours of video and audio content streamed onto personal devices and laptop in-flight. The airline is an adding to the long list of airlines worldwide which are opting … Continue reading Preview: Vistara World – Vistara’s In-flight entertainment service

Vistara to roll out In-flight entertainment service for personal devices and laptops

Indian full service carrier Vistara, a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and TATA group, announced the launch of “Vistara World” which will have more than 70 hours of video and audio content streamed wirelessly onto personal handled devices and laptop in-flight. “Vistara World” is expected to be rolled out fleet wide in August 2018 and … Continue reading Vistara to roll out In-flight entertainment service for personal devices and laptops

India – Philippines amend Air Services Agreement, quadruple entitlement

India and Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 12th July 2018 to revise the Air Services Agreement (ASA) and increase the frequency entitlement from the current seven frequencies per week to take it to 28. While India was represented by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) represented Philippines. The … Continue reading India – Philippines amend Air Services Agreement, quadruple entitlement