East coast or West coast – Air India your host?

Welcome back to SFO! said the Air Traffic Controller to Air India One Seven Three as it landed at San Francisco on December 02, 2015 after a long flight from New Delhi. The thrice a week flight was quickly ramped up to six times a week in 2016, further increasing it to nine times a … Continue reading East coast or West coast – Air India your host?

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

GoAir to launch services to Coimbatore and Mangalore

Mumbai headquartered Wadia group owned low cost carrier Go Air is foraying into Coimbatore and Mangalore this month. The pandemic has been a difficult time for the airline industry and more so in India - where there has not been any bail out from the government. Instead, the airline industry has had to be content … Continue reading GoAir to launch services to Coimbatore and Mangalore