Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 3

The first part of this three-part series looked at International ambitions of Indian LCCs with narrow-body aircraft and the basis for selecting its hub. The second part covered Spicejet and its proposed hub at Ras Al Khaimah. The last part of the series looks at IndiGo – India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share. IndiGo … Continue reading Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 3

IndiGo intends to fly the A330-300 to Manchester in summer 2020

IndiGo – India’s largest carrier by domestic market share and fleet seems to have made up its mind about operating the wide body aircraft. The airline has filed and now has approved slots at Manchester for a daily flight each from Mumbai and New Delhi. As per the filing and initial approval released by slot … Continue reading IndiGo intends to fly the A330-300 to Manchester in summer 2020

Mumbai Airport needs a balancing act – for passengers benefit

The suspension of Jet Airways threw up some interesting challenges in Indian aviation. While the suspension led to capacity crisis, increasing fares and a lot more on the commercial side, over a period of time I was keenly observing how airports handle the capacity at Terminals. Even before I joined aviation, with my masters in … Continue reading Mumbai Airport needs a balancing act – for passengers benefit

IndiGo doubles flights to Istanbul, Turkish code share to be effective soon

Indian low-cost carrier and domestic market leader IndiGo has opened reservations for second daily flight to Istanbul from New Delhi. The airline is scheduled to operate its first commercial service on this sector on 20th March and has quickly but quietly gone double daily on the sector with the second flight effective 25th March. The … Continue reading IndiGo doubles flights to Istanbul, Turkish code share to be effective soon