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

Spicejet ups its game, signs code share with Emirates

Indian low-cost carrier Spicejet announced the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal code share agreement. While Emirates intends to leverage domestic connections of Spicejet from the cities where Emirates flies to in India, the airline also intends to codeshare to 6 destinations which are not services by Emirates but … Continue reading Spicejet ups its game, signs code share with Emirates

IndiGo opens select destinations under Turkish code share for sale

Indian domestic market leader IndiGo – which started flights to Istanbul, Turkey today has also started selling code-share flights on Turkish Airlines to select destinations. These destinations include Athens, Malta, Brussels, Budapest and Tel Aviv. Some readers would have already seen this tweet from a month ago! Some surprising destinations may form part of the … Continue reading IndiGo opens select destinations under Turkish code share for sale