Vietnam connectivity is back, puts focus on network strategy

Country by Country, connectivity is coming back on the international side. While airlines work towards adding more international connectivity and countries work towards dropping entry requirements, especially for vaccinated travellers, passengers are looking to travel again!  With this backdrop, the India - Vietnam connectivity is coming back and back with a bang!  Flashback  After two … Continue reading Vietnam connectivity is back, puts focus on network strategy

These two airlines are vying the India UK market beyond the metros

I follow the India - UK market closely for many reasons. It was one of the first international markets that I got to see closely from within an airline and work towards doing changes on the domestic feeder for it and it is one market which has a very different if not complex BASA (Bilateral … Continue reading These two airlines are vying the India UK market beyond the metros

West Bengal restricts flights, passengers and airlines look for loop holes

Effective January 05, 2022, the West Bengal government has put restrictions on flights arriving into the state from Delhi and Mumbai. Flights to West Bengal from Delhi and Mumbai will be allowed only on three days of the week. These days have been fixed as Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This is in addition to the … Continue reading West Bengal restricts flights, passengers and airlines look for loop holes

Kushinagar airport to start services today

Recently inaugurated Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh will start seeing scheduled services starting today. SpiceJet will be the sole operator on this route connecting Delhi with Kushinagar four times a week and will follow up thrice weekly flights each from Mumbai and Kolkata which begin on December 18, 2021. As per Flightradar24, VT-SUX is scheduled … Continue reading Kushinagar airport to start services today

Time to tweak Route Dispersal Guidelines and make them attractive

As airlines remain grounded due to COVID-19, the time could be used to re-look at some of the regulations in the country and tweak them to make them more attractive. The most discussed and debated regulation has been the Route Dispersal Guidelines (RDG). Some of my suggestions were incorporated in the National Civil aviation Policy … Continue reading Time to tweak Route Dispersal Guidelines and make them attractive