When the summer schedule started in March, there was a surprise - IndiGo had dropped Jabalpur! The airline had an impeccable record of not abandoning a station after it started. So much so that when it curtailed flights to Singapore from Delhi and Mumbai, it launched them from Chennai and kept Singapore active. This also … Continue reading IndiGo returns to Jabalpur
Over the last two days, there have been two positive news on the airline profitability front. Delta Air Lines - one of the top three US carriers reported a profit of $652 million in the second quarter of the calendar year. This is the first profit for the airline since the pandemic began and also … Continue reading Airlines have started reporting profits, when will the page turn for airlines in India?
The third of May saw the domestic passenger traffic drop below the 1 lakh mark after seven months. Only 97,761 passengers flew across 1306 flights on May 03, 2021. The passenger numbers are just 22.99% of pre-COVID numbers while the flight count is 41.66% of pre-COVID. This takes us back by seven months to August … Continue reading Domestic passenger numbers fall below 1 lakh mark in India
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AIrport (CSMIA) at Mumbai will re-open its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations starting tomorrow (March 10, 2021). India headed into a total lockdown last year with the last flights landing on March 24, 2020. While domestic aviation has restarted on May 25, 2020, it has been gradual with government … Continue reading Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals
Spicejet - the country’s second largest airline by domestic market share is increasing flights from one of its focus cities - Jaipur. The airline will add more monopoly routes in its network, inline with what it has been doing in recent past. The airline will return to the Delhi - Jaipur segment where it will … Continue reading Spicejet increases focus on Jaipur, to launch flights to Udaipur, Amritsar, Dehradun