Parandur it is for the new airport at Chennai

Answering questions in Rajya Sabha - the upper house of Parliament, Gen. (Retd) V.K.Singh - the Minister of State for Civil Aviation informed the house that Parandur has been selected as the site for a greenfield airport for Chennai. This comes as a huge relief for the residents of Chennai who have been battling multiple … Continue reading Parandur it is for the new airport at Chennai

Garuda Indonesia terminates Mumbai

Indonesia national carrier Garuda Indonesia has terminated its service to Mumbai. This marks the end of the Indonesia connection to Mumbai after last few years of unsuccessful attempts by AirAsia X which operated one stop A330 services from Denpasar to Mumbai via Kuala Lumpur, Garuda Indonesia’s one stop service to Mumbai from Jakarta via Bangkok … Continue reading Garuda Indonesia terminates Mumbai

US Bangla opens reservations for flights to Chennai from Chittagong

Bangladeshi carrier US Bangla has opened reservations of its flights to Chennai from Chittagong (Chattogram) which begin in Summer Schedule. The airline will operate at below timings BS205 DAC0910 –  1000CGP1045 – 1245MAA 247 BS206 MAA1330 – 1630CGP1710 – 1800DAC 247 The airline operates six weekly flights from Chittagong to Kolkata and Daily flights from … Continue reading US Bangla opens reservations for flights to Chennai from Chittagong

India – Philippines amend Air Services Agreement, quadruple entitlement

India and Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 12th July 2018 to revise the Air Services Agreement (ASA) and increase the frequency entitlement from the current seven frequencies per week to take it to 28. While India was represented by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) represented Philippines. The … Continue reading India – Philippines amend Air Services Agreement, quadruple entitlement

Suggestion – Slot allocation at Civil Enclaves in India

Indian Aviation is unique but when this argument goes global, the aviation scene is compared with markets similar to India. More often than not, all fast growing markets get classified together – Indonesia, India, Kazakhstan and so on.  Cheap Fares, Congested Airports, booming passenger Numbers – the markets show similar trends. One of the reasons … Continue reading Suggestion – Slot allocation at Civil Enclaves in India