May 2022: Air India the only airline to lose passengers in best month since restart

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for May this afternoon. A total of 1 crore and 20 lakh passengers flew in May 2022. This is 10 lakh more than the previous month and the best ever month since the restart of scheduled domestic flights in Indian skies in May 2020! … Continue reading May 2022: Air India the only airline to lose passengers in best month since restart

Battle for second place heats up in Indian skies as February registers 20% sequential growth

The Indian domestic aviation market braved the Omicron led wave which started in the last days of December last year and tapered off towards end of February. Airlines carried 76.96 lakh passengers in February, a growth of 20% over the previous month when traffic was muted as cases in the third wave were at its … Continue reading Battle for second place heats up in Indian skies as February registers 20% sequential growth

Turkmenistan Airlines banned from EU, the Indian impact is not as large as it is made out to be

Turkmenistan Airlines – the flag carrier and the only airline of Turkmenistan has been suspended from operating flights to the European Union. The suspension came on 4th February. The airline operates thrice a week to Amritsar and twice a week to New Delhi, though the airline holds permission to operate six times a week to … Continue reading Turkmenistan Airlines banned from EU, the Indian impact is not as large as it is made out to be

Spicejet announces flights to Dhaka

Low Cost carrier Spicejet announced the launch of its seventh International destination with flights between Kolkata and Dhaka – the capital of neighbouring Bangladesh. The new daily flights will be effective 23rd March 2017 and operated by Bombardier Q400 aircraft which seats 78 passengers. Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport at Dhaka is the biggest airport in … Continue reading Spicejet announces flights to Dhaka