IndiGo returns to Jabalpur

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

Airlines have started reporting profits, when will the page turn for airlines in India?

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?

Domestic passenger numbers fall below 1 lakh mark 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

Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals

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 increases focus on Jaipur, to launch flights to Udaipur, Amritsar, Dehradun

Spicejet - the country‚Äôs 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