The Narendra Modi led government in India has been on a mission to connect towns and cities with an ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) named UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik). While the bids received enthusiastic response, when it came to start the routes – the airlines have had a forgettable record. With just 25% … Continue reading India adds another airport; Kalaburagi to get operational today as Star Air launches flights
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
I have been a keen follower and believer of the Regional Jets market since 2011 and an article on Network Thoughts about Regional Jets in India is still one of the most read ones. Needlessly to say, I closely tracked Bombardier and Embraer programs for the next generation regional jets. Subsequently, Bombardier C-series became the … Continue reading Airbus increases range of A220; what it means for India?
India’s largest airline by fleet IndiGo has got approvals to fly to Chengdu and Guangzhou in China. The airline has received this approvals from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The airline intends to operate flights between Delhi and Chengdu while Guangzhou will be connected from Kolkata. The information was first provided by VariFlight – … Continue reading CAAC Approves IndiGo’s flights to Chengdu and Guangzhou
Airports Authority of India (AAI) which runs majority of the airports in the country and handles air traffic control at all airports in the country announces the air traffic numbers at the close of financial year (April to March) end in India. The international air traffic grew 6.1%, while the aircraft movements were up 3.4%. … Continue reading 2018-19: Top Airports in India