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

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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

Go Air cancelling key sectors from June to August – Is it just pilot crunch or more?

The Wadia group owned Mumbai headquartered airline Go Air which has been in the news recently for exodus of pilots has reduced flights in June and July. This comes at a backdrop of already reduced operations in April and May. I had tweeted about how the airline saw lower departures at both Mumbai and Delhi … Continue reading Go Air cancelling key sectors from June to August – Is it just pilot crunch or more?