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

Vistara’s B787-9 to have 299 seats, bags slots at London Gatwick along with IndiGo

IndiGo – India’s largest carrier by domestic market share and Vistara – India’s only private full-service carrier (FSC) have both bagged slots at London Gatwick. The information comes from initial coordination report and is subject to change. The airport was world’s busiest single runway airport until Mumbai overtook it. London Gatwick is a case study … Continue reading Vistara’s B787-9 to have 299 seats, bags slots at London Gatwick along with IndiGo

Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting

Last week, in a surprise announcement, Virgin Atlantic announced the launch of second daily flight to New Delhi from London Heathrow. The airline opened reservations for its second flight over the weekend and made amends to timings of two other flights to India. The airline will operate the new flight with the A330-300 aircraft. The … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting