IndiGo’s China foray

IndiGo has filed for flights to Guangzhou from Kolkata effective 17th October. This was reported by Routes Online this morning. This comes a day after the airline started flights to Chengdu from New Delhi, its first destination in mainland China. The airline operates flights to Hong Kong – from Bengaluru and Kolkata. Network Thoughts was … Continue reading IndiGo’s China foray

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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

No more 6E! IndiGo canceling flights till end of March

IndiGo – the domestic market leader in India has announced a spate of cancellations during the last few days and has now announced that they would cancel about 30 flights per day until end of March. News reports indicated that the airline has cancelled over 70 flights on the weekend. While the airline remained silent … Continue reading No more 6E! IndiGo canceling flights till end of March

IndiGo announces flights to Istanbul

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced launch of its flights to Istanbul effective 20th March 2019. The domestic market leader in India announced a new CEO yesterday and announced its intentions to start rapid International expansion a day before in its call with analysts post results declaration. The airline had announced a code share agreement … Continue reading IndiGo announces flights to Istanbul