Air India - the national carrier of India has been in the news for multiple reasons in the past. The airline has been on the block for an outright sale for the second time in last few years. Being a public entity funded by tax payers money, the airline is open for scruitny and data … Continue reading Only 19 routes make money for Air India!
In an interesting development in Indian skies, GoAir - the Mumbai headquartered Low Cost Carrier (LCC) has started a new service named GoFlyPrivate which allows a passenger to book as many seats as one wants to maintain safe distance from another passenger. A look at the concept and how it is done! https://youtu.be/A_FgM919qaM
As airlines remain grounded due to COVID-19, the time could be used to re-look at some of the regulations in the country and tweak them to make them more attractive. The most discussed and debated regulation has been the Route Dispersal Guidelines (RDG). Some of my suggestions were incorporated in the National Civil aviation Policy … Continue reading Time to tweak Route Dispersal Guidelines and make them attractive
The two largest airplane makers in the world, Airbus and Boeing announced their Q1-CY20 results today. As anticipated both the manufacturers have declared losses as the world battled COVID-19 and air travel is one the most impacted industries worldwide. Airbus reported revenues of EUR 10.6 billion and a consolidated net loss of EUR 481 million … Continue reading Airbus, Boeing announce Q1 losses, cut production rate
People regularly reach out to me to know more about Network Planning and ways to become a network planner. With a little more time at hand, thanks to the time saved in commuting, I decided to pen down what network planning is. This won’t look like a regular post but I hope this is a … Continue reading Network Planning – a fine blend of Art and Science