India Market Outlook 2019

Air traffic growth in India saw a growth of 18.6% in 2018 over the previous years with airlines carrying 1389.76 lakh (138.98 million) passengers in 2018 as compared to 1171.76 lakh passengers in 2017. The highlight of the year was that every airline which started the year remained operational unlike the previous years when Air … Continue reading India Market Outlook 2019

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GoAir announces launch of Abu Dhabi, its 4th International operations

Indian low cost carrier GoAir has announced flights to Abu Dhabi from Kannur, effective 1st of March 2019. This will be the airline’s fourth international destination, having started international flights in October with launch of Phuket, Male and Muscat. The airline currently connects Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kannur to international destinations. The airline will start … Continue reading GoAir announces launch of Abu Dhabi, its 4th International operations

GoAir goes daily to Phuket from Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai

Indian low cost carrier (LCC) Go Air, which started flying international from 11th October has upped the frequency of its flights to Phuket to Daily from three destinations in India – Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. The airline started twice a week to Phuket from Delhi and thrice a week from Mumbai and was soon joined … Continue reading GoAir goes daily to Phuket from Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai

Go Air increases frequency for its International flights, adds international flights from Bengaluru

Indian low cost carrier Go Air, which launched international flights on 11th October has announced flights to Phuket and Male from Bengaluru. The IT hub of India would be connected to Phuket with thrice a week departure from 9thDecember 2018 and from the same date will see twice a week flights to Male. The earlier … Continue reading Go Air increases frequency for its International flights, adds international flights from Bengaluru

Go Air opens reservation for its International flights

Indian Low Cost Carrier Go Air opened reservations for its first International flights today. The airline will connect its hub of Mumbai and Delhi to Phuket in Thailand and Male, Maldives. Delhi and Mumbai are the two biggest hubs for the airline and sees 19.6% and 14.8% of current departures respectively. The flights between Delhi … Continue reading Go Air opens reservation for its International flights

Carrying extra bag or baggage? You could end up paying more than the air fare on some sectors!

The Jet Airways group recorded an average fare of INR 7080 in last financial year. This includes its Domestic as well as International operations. While Jet Airways has near equal division of revenue for Domestic and International, Spicejet which has far lesser International exposure reported average fare of INR 3670. But come second half of … Continue reading Carrying extra bag or baggage? You could end up paying more than the air fare on some sectors!

Revised Route Dispersal Guidelines in India

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the revised Route Dispersal Guidelines (RDG), in continuation of what was stated in the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) of 2016. The order, dated 8th August 2016, is available on the website of the ministry. I am glad to say that some of the suggestions made on this blog … Continue reading Revised Route Dispersal Guidelines in India

Aviation growth in India reaches record numbers in March

Impressive growth continues for Indian Aviation with 78.72 lakh passengers taking to air travel in March 2016. This was a growth of 24.03% YoY and 25.25% MoM. The Quarter on Quarter (QoQ) growth was also 24%. For the period from January to March, 230.03 lakh passengers travelled by air, 44.57 lakh more than the same … Continue reading Aviation growth in India reaches record numbers in March

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