Spicejet moves ahead with investments in Technology

Low cost carrier Spicejet has lately been in the news for the proposed long haul operations. The airline has been silently transforming itself on the technology front, after coming out of near bankruptcy two years ago. The airline has started offering “Self Bag Drop” at domestic terminal, Mumbai. (Mumbai Airport introduces India’s first Self Bag-Drop) … Continue reading Spicejet moves ahead with investments in Technology

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Jet Airways to begin services on Bengaluru – Colombo route

Jet Airways will launch non-stop services on Bengaluru – Colombo sector in the wee hours of 5th January 2017. The daily service will be operated by B737-800 aircraft with 12 seats in Business and 156 in Economy. The airline which recently announced Bengaluru as one of its focus city and domestic hub after Mumbai and … Continue reading Jet Airways to begin services on Bengaluru – Colombo route

Go Air re-jigs network for summer schedule 2016

Go Air, the smallest airline amongst the old timers in India, is re-jigging its network effective the beginning of Summer Schedule (27th March 2016). My first blog post (Go Air – The silent performer) was about this airline, where I had mentioned that the airline started with a philosophy of deploying additional capacity in Europe … Continue reading Go Air re-jigs network for summer schedule 2016

Flight Review: Jet Airways from Pune to Coimbatore via Bengaluru

Background A cross country holiday was being planned and that involved few flights & train journeys. The first of which was till Coimbatore with either non-stop flights from Mumbai or one-stop ones from Pune. Website Experience – Booking & Web Check-in The tickets were redemption of JP Miles from two different accounts and the online redemption … Continue reading Flight Review: Jet Airways from Pune to Coimbatore via Bengaluru

Spicejet clocks fifth consecutive month with 90%+ load factors

Air traffic in India continued to grow at breakneck speed as 66.66 lakh passengers flew in September’15, revealed the data released by Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on 20th October’15. The YoY growth from January to September has been 20.1% with 590.21 lakh passengers having flown in 2015 as compared to 491.44 lakh … Continue reading Spicejet clocks fifth consecutive month with 90%+ load factors