London Heathrow website starts listing Vistara & Spicejet flights

In March this year, I wrote “We will have to wait much longer than before to know where the aircraft eventually flies but I have become more confident that the airline would now get a slot at London Heathrow and willing to stick my neck out to say Delhi – London Heathrow will be its … Continue reading London Heathrow website starts listing Vistara & Spicejet flights

London Area airports start seeing reduction in demand for Winter Schedule

Slot co-ordinator ACL which handles slots for some of the important global hubs and airports in the United Kingdom released initial co-ordination for London Stansted – one of the six airports serving the London region. The initial co-ordination is for the Northern Winter 2020 schedule which begins from 25th October 2020. The demand for slots … Continue reading London Area airports start seeing reduction in demand for Winter Schedule

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

Etihad takes away Jet Airways slots at London Heathrow

Effective 28th April 2019, beleaguered carrier Jet Airways is returning its three pair of slots that it holds at London Heathrow back to Etihad. The airline until recently operated thrice daily to London Heathrow from Mumbai, but one service was terminated when the airline returned its slot leased from Delta back to Delta airlines. Information … Continue reading Etihad takes away Jet Airways slots at London Heathrow

Turkmenistan Airlines banned from EU, the Indian impact is not as large as it is made out to be

Turkmenistan Airlines – the flag carrier and the only airline of Turkmenistan has been suspended from operating flights to the European Union. The suspension came on 4th February. The airline operates thrice a week to Amritsar and twice a week to New Delhi, though the airline holds permission to operate six times a week to … Continue reading Turkmenistan Airlines banned from EU, the Indian impact is not as large as it is made out to be