IndiGo’s “look east” expansion

IndiGo – India’s largest carrier by domestic market share and fleet has been on a rapid expansion on International routes in the recent months. While the expansion is planned across countries, the focus seems to be currently towards the east – partly due to the closure of Pakistani airspace leading to a detour for flights … Continue reading IndiGo’s “look east” expansion

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IATA AGM:Airlines Urge Governments to Adhere to Global Slot Allocation Guidelines

The IATA (International Air Transport Association) is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Seoul, South Korea from 1st June to 3rd June, 2019. This is the 75th AGM of IATA. As part of the resolutions which were passed during this meeting, a significant one was about urging governments to adhere to global slot allocation … Continue reading IATA AGM:Airlines Urge Governments to Adhere to Global Slot Allocation Guidelines

KLM opens reservation for flights to Bengaluru; adds capacity to India

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – the flag carrier of Netherlands is adding flights and planning equipment changes to India. This comes on the backdrop of Jet Airways suspending its operations. Jet Airways had moved closer to the KLM - Air France group after moving its Brussels hub to Amsterdam and offered its customers phenomenal reach … Continue reading KLM opens reservation for flights to Bengaluru; adds capacity to India

Flying the inaugural Buddha Air flight to Kolkata from Kathmandu

Dipalay took the inaugural flight from Kathmandu to Kolkata. Effective 27th May 2019, Buddha Air – one of the most successful private carriers from Nepal launched a three-weekly flight on the Kathmandu – Kolkata sector. This marks a new beginning for both India and Nepal in terms of aviation links. The sector which has previously … Continue reading Flying the inaugural Buddha Air flight to Kolkata from Kathmandu

Virgin Atlantic opens reservation of flights to Mumbai – A look at the India – UK market

India – United Kingdom is one of the largest Origin – Destination (O-D) markets and has always been a market which carriers have looked at on priority. A right mix of premium traffic, good beyond connectivity and the lure of London has meant that carrier after carrier has tried to get into London from India. … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservation of flights to Mumbai – A look at the India – UK market