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

Vistara starts offering booking on Google Flights

Vistara - the TATA-SIA JV now allows its customers to directly search and book its flights on google through the integrated “Book on Google” feature. This has been possible with the implementation of NDC (New Distribution Capability) through a partnership with Amadeus. Google flights has been in the market for nearly a decade and over … Continue reading Vistara starts offering booking on Google Flights

Jewar airport starts picking up steam

Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) - a 100% subsidiary of Zurich Airport International AG is picking up steam. From approaching Indian banks for loans to finalizing designs, the airport is slowly starting to make a mark. Over the last couple of months, the positioning of the airport has also changed. From the erstwhile use … Continue reading Jewar airport starts picking up steam