Over the last two days, there have been two positive news on the airline profitability front. Delta Air Lines - one of the top three US carriers reported a profit of $652 million in the second quarter of the calendar year. This is the first profit for the airline since the pandemic began and also … Continue reading Airlines have started reporting profits, when will the page turn for airlines in India?
The island nation of Maldives is opening up again! The country celebrated increased footfalls from India in the early part of 2021, only to shut the doors for Indians as the deadly second wave gripped the nation. Starting July 15, 2021, visitors will again be eligible for a visa on arrival at Maldives. Interesting as … Continue reading Maldives opens again, Indian LCCs add flights
IndiGo, India's largest carrier by fleet and domestic marlet share, announced a deal with CFM for 620 LEAP-1A engines to power its next set of 310 A320neo family aircraft. These include the A320neo, A321neo and the A321XLR. The deal includes new installed engines and associated spare engines, as well as a long-term, multi-year service agreement.The … Continue reading IndiGo announces an order for 620 CFM LEAP 1A engines to power 310 A320neo family aircraft
Following the footsteps of Mumbai, the Indira Gandhi International Airport - New Delhi will consolidate all operations to Terminal 3 (T3) - the largest of it's three terminals. This will see certain flights operated by GoAir and IndiGo make the move to T3. The move comes amidst rising cases of COVID-19 in the country leading … Continue reading Delhi Airport to consolidate operations at T3 starting midnight
IndiGo - India’s largest carrier by fleet and domestic market share has initiated a freighter programme. The airline is in the process of sourcing four A321ceo aircraft - each of which will be converted from passenger jets to a full freighter configuration. The airline has already issued a Letter of Intent (LoI) with a lessor … Continue reading IndiGo to follow Spicejet into the freighter space