Lufthansa to resume PrivatAir service to Pune in February

For the last few weeks’ internet forums were abuzz with Lufthansa’s Pune operations with Airbus A319. When I reached out to Lufthansa, the team was kind to share complete details about the operations. Lufthansa and PrivatAir abruptly suspended cooperation for commercial reasons in Summer 2018. While bookings closed for further flights, passengers were re-accommodated on … Continue reading Lufthansa to resume PrivatAir service to Pune in February

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Jet Airways goes live with “Flight Only” fares

Jet Airways today opened reservations for its “Flight only” ticket fares. The date coincides with moving to digital redemption. The airline was supposed to go live with this change starting 25th September but was delayed to 15th October 2018 with bookings opening today. Not many sectors have the Flight only tickets open for sale as … Continue reading Jet Airways goes live with “Flight Only” fares

Jet Airways to start flight from Pune to Singapore, launches third Delhi – Singapore flight

Indian full service carrier Jet Airways has opened sale of flights to Singapore from Pune. The flights will operate daily and would be effective 1st December 2018. The flight timings are as below 9W22 PNQ0510 – 1315SIN 9W21 SIN2100 – 0005+1 PNQ The airline will also operate a third frequency between Delhi and Singapore 9W16 … Continue reading Jet Airways to start flight from Pune to Singapore, launches third Delhi – Singapore flight

Air India opens reservations for Bengaluru – London

National carrier Air India has announced connecting Bengaluru to London. The airline decided to terminate the London Heathrow – Newark leg of its Ahmedabad – London – Newark flight and the aircraft would now operate Ahmedabad – London – Bengaluru – London – Ahmedabad with 4x weekly between Ahmedabad and London and 3x weekly between … Continue reading Air India opens reservations for Bengaluru – London

TaxiBot starts trials at New Delhi International Airport

Last night Delhi International Airport (DIAL) conducted successful trials of TaxiBot vehicles with involvement of Jet Airways and Spicejet. VT-JGC from Jet Airways and VT-SPF from Spicejet were the two aircraft involved in the trial. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and KSU Aviation Pvt. Ltd. had got into an agreement in July 2018 for operating TaxiBot … Continue reading TaxiBot starts trials at New Delhi International Airport

IndiGo takes the battle home to AirAsia – launches Kuala Lumpur

After battling AirAsia in India, low cost carrier and Indian domestic market leader IndiGo is taking the battle to AirAsia’s home – Kuala  Lumpur. The airline announced launch of flights from Delhi and Bengaluru effective 15th November 2018. The flights would operate as below 6E 1821 DEL 0255 – 1040 KUL x2 6E 1814 KUL … Continue reading IndiGo takes the battle home to AirAsia – launches Kuala Lumpur

King Chilli to help Spicejet launch Hong Kong flights

Indian low cost carrier (LCC) Spicejet has opened reservations for flights to Hong Kong from Delhi. The flights are open for sale effective 22nd of November 2018 and operate as per below timings. SG 31 DEL 2245 – 0640+1 HKG SG 32 HKG 0740 – 1050 DEL The airline had attempted a Blue Oceans strategy … Continue reading King Chilli to help Spicejet launch Hong Kong flights

Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Last week,  Routes Online  announced the top 100 busiest routes in the world in 2017. The methodology involved using OAG Schedules to find top 500 routes by overall seat capacity and then ranked in passenger traffic with help of Sabre Market Intelligence. The 449 kilometer route between Cebu and Seoul Gimpo in South Korea tops the … Continue reading Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare