The Airports Authority of India (AAI) which manages Air Traffic Control services at all but defense airports in the country has released an AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication) supplement with information on commissioning of South Runway 09R/27L with associated infrastructure at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The AIP is effective 5th December. As the secondary runway gets … Continue reading Bengaluru likely to commission second runway on 5th December
Low cost carrier – Spicejet, has announced the launch of flights to Jodhpur from Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. This comes amidst Vistara announcing the launch of Jodhpur and IndiGo having started operations at Jodhpur this month. Spicejet will connect Jodhpur to Ahmedabad, Delhi and Mumbai effective 27th October 2019 and will connect Jodhpur to … Continue reading Jodhpur – the next battle ground for airlines in India!
IndiGo – India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share announce the launch of flights to Vietnam, starting with Kolkata (IATA: CCU) – Hanoi (IATA: HAN) being the first route effective 3rd October. The flights would be operated by the A320 family aircraft and would fly 7 times a week. This will be the … Continue reading IndiGo to launch flights to Vietnam
As the Paris Air Show comes to an end, there was the usual buzz around orders, options, firm commitment, intent and repeat orders. Amidst all this, Airbus announced the launch of A321XLR which also clocked orders at the air show. I have been a keen follower of “thin markets” and this has led to me … Continue reading A321XLR: A game changer for thin markets
The IATA (International Air Transport Association) is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Seoul, South Korea from 1st June to 3rd June, 2019. This is the 75th AGM of IATA. As part of the resolutions which were passed during this meeting, a significant one was about urging governments to adhere to global slot allocation … Continue reading IATA AGM:Airlines Urge Governments to Adhere to Global Slot Allocation Guidelines