Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 1

For the last two years, there have been constant talks about both IndiGo and Spicejet planning a foray to London. While IndiGo even filed for slots at airports in London Area on the A321, Spicejet filed the slots at airports in UK with the A330 – an aircraft it did not have in fleet or … Continue reading Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 1

IndiGo – Qatar one-way codeshare a boost for Qatar

India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share – IndiGo, announced a one-way codeshare with Qatari flag carrier Qatar Airways. The codeshare, interestingly, is a one-way codeshare where Qatar Airways will place its code between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad. For what was believed to be a big strategic announcement, this came as … Continue reading IndiGo – Qatar one-way codeshare a boost for Qatar

IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for Summer 2020

Low cost carriers IndiGo and Spicejet and Full-Service Carrier Vistara filed for slots at London Heathrow for the Summer Schedule of 2020. This was revealed in the report published by ACL – the organization with handles slot allocations at London Heathrow and many other airports which includes Dubai. Vistara is expecting delivery of its B787-9 … Continue reading IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for Summer 2020

Bengaluru likely to commission second runway on 5th December

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) which manages Air Traffic Control services at all but defense airports in the country has released an AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication) supplement with information on commissioning of South Runway 09R/27L with associated infrastructure at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The AIP is effective 5th December. As the secondary runway gets … Continue reading Bengaluru likely to commission second runway on 5th December