Indian domestic market leader IndiGo – which started flights to Istanbul, Turkey today has also started selling code-share flights on Turkish Airlines to select destinations. These destinations include Athens, Malta, Brussels, Budapest and Tel Aviv. Some readers would have already seen this tweet from a month ago! Some surprising destinations may form part of the … Continue reading IndiGo opens select destinations under Turkish code share for sale
Indian low-cost carrier and domestic market leader IndiGo has opened reservations for second daily flight to Istanbul from New Delhi. The airline is scheduled to operate its first commercial service on this sector on 20th March and has quickly but quietly gone double daily on the sector with the second flight effective 25th March. The … Continue reading IndiGo doubles flights to Istanbul, Turkish code share to be effective soon
Air traffic growth in India saw a growth of 18.6% in 2018 over the previous years with airlines carrying 1389.76 lakh (138.98 million) passengers in 2018 as compared to 1171.76 lakh passengers in 2017. The highlight of the year was that every airline which started the year remained operational unlike the previous years when Air … Continue reading India Market Outlook 2019
Indian low cost carrier and domestic market leader IndiGo reaches a new milestone with the induction of its 200th aircraft.VT-IZI and VT-IZK are scheduled to start their flight to Delhi later today, in quick succession, to reach the milestone. The airline will now have 127 A320ceo, 61 A320neo and 12 ATR72-600 in its fleet. This … Continue reading IndiGo to take delivery of it’s 200th aircraft today
On Saturday, 25th of August, I woke up to a message informing about an event in Delhi by Vistara for the unveiling of VT-ATV, the 22nd aircraft of the airline and the one in retro livery. Things moved very fast since then with the airline arranging for the travel along with the media agency getting … Continue reading Vistara’s RETROJet – A tribute to JRD TATA
The Jet Airways group recorded an average fare of INR 7080 in last financial year. This includes its Domestic as well as International operations. While Jet Airways has near equal division of revenue for Domestic and International, Spicejet which has far lesser International exposure reported average fare of INR 3670. But come second half of … Continue reading Carrying extra bag or baggage? You could end up paying more than the air fare on some sectors!
Impressive growth continues for Indian Aviation with 78.72 lakh passengers taking to air travel in March 2016. This was a growth of 24.03% YoY and 25.25% MoM. The Quarter on Quarter (QoQ) growth was also 24%. For the period from January to March, 230.03 lakh passengers travelled by air, 44.57 lakh more than the same … Continue reading Aviation growth in India reaches record numbers in March
“Welcome onboard, turn right here” or something similar the cabin crew said to us as we stepped into the flagship Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner of Etihad to fly from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai. I had intended to write a combined review of my flight experience from Rome to Mumbai but the fantastic experience I had on … Continue reading Taking passenger experience to new level – Etihad’s flagship B787-900