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

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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

New Delhi airport joins the 50 million passengers club

The Indira Gandhi International Airport, still popularly called IGI by many, crossed 50 million passengers in calendar year 2016. The airport handled 55.64 million passengers and was 12th worldwide by passengers in November. It is an achievement which makes the country proud. The growth at Delhi is primarily fueled by National Carrier Air India which … Continue reading New Delhi airport joins the 50 million passengers club

Flying the new feeling – Vistara UK 991 from Delhi to Pune

Trip Background Receiving an invite on a Monday morning for a Chef’s table by an airline can be the best stress buster on a Monday of any week. That is precisely what happened in the third week of July when Vistara – the TATA-SIA Joint Venture got in touch with me from this blog to … Continue reading Flying the new feeling – Vistara UK 991 from Delhi to Pune