Understanding the India – UK Bilateral Air Services Agreement

There has constantly been a rumour of Virgin Atlantic adding flights to Bengaluru, even before Vistara announced flights to London Heathrow from Mumbai. As Vistara’s flights opened for sale, debate raged on about why they are 5x weekly when they are holding slots for all days of the week. It also makes sense to look … Continue reading Understanding the India – UK Bilateral Air Services Agreement

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Jewar airport moves a step ahead with ground-breaking ceremony

Most newspapers this morning carried had full page advertisements lauding the Bhumipoojan (Foundation Stone Laying) of Noida International Airport. Terming it as world’s fourth largest Airport in Jewar, Noida. The last few days have seen the airport being propped up with numbers around job creation, runways planned and more. While the overall hoopla could well … Continue reading Jewar airport moves a step ahead with ground-breaking ceremony

Ahmedabad airport adds capacity with seven additional stands

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPI), Ahmedabad is adding new bays. The addition will help the airport tide over immediate crisis of shortage of aircraft bays and could help the airport dole over additional slots to airlines and increase passenger footfall. Ahmedabad (IATA: AMD) is one of the six airports which were bagged by the … Continue reading Ahmedabad airport adds capacity with seven additional stands

Understanding Aviation: Basics of METAR

This is the fourth article in the “Understanding Aviation” series. The previous ones have covered Network Planning, Route Development and Airport Capacity. This article will talk about METARs. This is officially the fog season in India. From Amritsar to Guwahati, the region is engulfed in dense fog - typically early in the morning. This fog … Continue reading Understanding Aviation: Basics of METAR