Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for flights between Manchester and India

Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of flights to Manchester from New Delhi and Mumbai. The airline will fly to Mumbai thrice a week starting December 19, 2020 while the twice a week operations to New Delhi will begin on January 05, 2021. The airline will operate three class B787-9 Dreamliner on both these routes. … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for flights between Manchester and India

Darbhanga airport to start operations in November

Darbhanga will be the latest addition to the list of active airports in India. Located in the northern part of the state of Bihar, the airport will see services from Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru - to be started by Spicejet under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) - UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) Once part … Continue reading Darbhanga airport to start operations in November

Time to tweak Route Dispersal Guidelines and make them attractive

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

Airbus, Boeing announce Q1 losses, cut production rate

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