Philippines Airlines amends schedule to New Delhi

Philippines Airlines (PAL) had amended its schedule to New Delhi, where it commences flights effective 17th April 2019. The earlier schedule which did not cater to any connecting traffic, has been changed in favor of red-eye arrival and departure out of New Delhi. The new timings would be as below PR726 MNL2045 – 0100DEL (+1) … Continue reading Philippines Airlines amends schedule to New Delhi

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IndiGo announces flights to Istanbul

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced launch of its flights to Istanbul effective 20th March 2019. The domestic market leader in India announced a new CEO yesterday and announced its intentions to start rapid International expansion a day before in its call with analysts post results declaration. The airline had announced a code share agreement … Continue reading IndiGo announces flights to Istanbul

Flying in or out of Delhi from 18th till 26th, there could be delays

The New Delhi International Airport – the busiest in India, will see closure of complete operations for one hour and forty minutes each day on 18th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 26th of January. The closure is from 1035 hours to 1215 hours for the preparation and rehearsal for the country’s Republic Day Celebrations. … Continue reading Flying in or out of Delhi from 18th till 26th, there could be delays

TaxiBot starts trials at New Delhi International Airport

Last night Delhi International Airport (DIAL) conducted successful trials of TaxiBot vehicles with involvement of Jet Airways and Spicejet. VT-JGC from Jet Airways and VT-SPF from Spicejet were the two aircraft involved in the trial. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and KSU Aviation Pvt. Ltd. had got into an agreement in July 2018 for operating TaxiBot … Continue reading TaxiBot starts trials at New Delhi International Airport

Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Last week,  Routes Online  announced the top 100 busiest routes in the world in 2017. The methodology involved using OAG Schedules to find top 500 routes by overall seat capacity and then ranked in passenger traffic with help of Sabre Market Intelligence. The 449 kilometer route between Cebu and Seoul Gimpo in South Korea tops the … Continue reading Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Flight Review: Air Astana – From the heart of Eurasia

Air Astana was another airline in my bucket list for a while. I was mighty impressed with their efforts to grow their hub traffic and how they have effectively used multiple aircraft in their fleet to start, expand and sustain a route. The airline recently started flights from Astana to Delhi and has upgraded the … Continue reading Flight Review: Air Astana – From the heart of Eurasia

Delhi adds another unique connection – WOW air to start flights to Reykjavik from 6th December

Early morning on Tuesday 8th May, I got an intimation that WOW air will announce its Delhi operations on May 15th. Continuing with the policy of not “breaking news” till things are in public domain, I did not tweet until somebody else did. The reaction to the news was “WOW”. This will be the airlines first … Continue reading Delhi adds another unique connection – WOW air to start flights to Reykjavik from 6th December

Air India opens reservation for flights to Stockholm

National carrier Air India opened reservations for flights between Delhi & Stockholm – the capital of Sweden. The airline had, last week, announced thrice a week frequency between its hub and Indian Capital New Delhi to Stockholm Arlanda. This will be the airlines first connection to Nordic countries. Arlanda airport saw close to 25 million … Continue reading Air India opens reservation for flights to Stockholm