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

IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for Summer 2020

Low cost carriers IndiGo and Spicejet and Full-Service Carrier Vistara filed for slots at London Heathrow for the Summer Schedule of 2020. This was revealed in the report published by ACL – the organization with handles slot allocations at London Heathrow and many other airports which includes Dubai. Vistara is expecting delivery of its B787-9 … Continue reading IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for 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

Additional aircraft parking stands being commissioned at Hyderabad and Delhi

New Delhi and Hyderabad airports – both operated by GMR led consortium will see an increase in the aircraft parking stands. Hyderabad will see an increase of 9 stands (Stand No. 70 to 78) all of which are CODE C compatible. All the stands are remote stands and power-in and push-back type. This means that … Continue reading Additional aircraft parking stands being commissioned at Hyderabad and Delhi