April 2022: New high for Traffic, Oil and Rupee

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic summary for April this afternoon. A total of 1 crore and 8 lakh passengers (108.8 lakh) passengers flew in April 2022, which is a marginal increase over the previous month. April was special in more ways than one. Since the restart post pandemic, the first … Continue reading April 2022: New high for Traffic, Oil and Rupee

Battle for second place heats up in Indian skies as February registers 20% sequential growth

The Indian domestic aviation market braved the Omicron led wave which started in the last days of December last year and tapered off towards end of February. Airlines carried 76.96 lakh passengers in February, a growth of 20% over the previous month when traffic was muted as cases in the third wave were at its … Continue reading Battle for second place heats up in Indian skies as February registers 20% sequential growth

Alliance Air gets its own website, looks to appoint a CCO

Alliance Air - the only government owned airline after the sale of Air India, now has its own website! The website has been live for over 10 days now. For years the URL AllianceAir.in redirected to the Air India website. Over the last several months, there were tenders for various services - including new IT … Continue reading Alliance Air gets its own website, looks to appoint a CCO

West Bengal restricts flights, passengers and airlines look for loop holes

Effective January 05, 2022, the West Bengal government has put restrictions on flights arriving into the state from Delhi and Mumbai. Flights to West Bengal from Delhi and Mumbai will be allowed only on three days of the week. These days have been fixed as Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This is in addition to the … Continue reading West Bengal restricts flights, passengers and airlines look for loop holes

Jewar airport moves a step ahead with ground-breaking ceremony

Most newspapers this morning carried had full page advertisements lauding the Bhumipoojan (Foundation Stone Laying) of Noida International Airport. Terming it as world’s fourth largest Airport in Jewar, Noida. The last few days have seen the airport being propped up with numbers around job creation, runways planned and more. While the overall hoopla could well … Continue reading Jewar airport moves a step ahead with ground-breaking ceremony