Brace for delays, Mumbai main runway to be closed six days a week

The main runway 09/27 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai (IATA:BOM, ICAO: VABB) will be closed six days of the week (Monday to Saturday) from 7th November 2019 until 28th March 2020. The closure will be from 0400 UTC to 1200 UTC, i.e. 0930hours to 1730 hours local time.The runway will remain open on … Continue reading Brace for delays, Mumbai main runway to be closed six days a week

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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

Virgin Atlantic opens reservation of flights to Mumbai – A look at the India – UK market

India – United Kingdom is one of the largest Origin – Destination (O-D) markets and has always been a market which carriers have looked at on priority. A right mix of premium traffic, good beyond connectivity and the lure of London has meant that carrier after carrier has tried to get into London from India. … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservation of flights to Mumbai – A look at the India – UK market

Delta opens reservation of flights to Mumbai

Delta – one of America’s top three airlines has opened reservations of its non-stop flights to Mumbai. The flight is on sale from 22nd December 2019. With United having shifted to Newark International Airport (EWR), Delta is advertising theirs as the only service by an American carrier between New York JFK and Mumbai. Air India … Continue reading Delta opens reservation of flights to Mumbai

Go Air adds flights to Mumbai Terminal 2

Only airline to offer incremental capacity without withdrawing existing flights Adds flights to gel with the existing network Wadia group owned low cost carrier GoAir became the latest and possibly the last airline to stake claim over the Jet Airways slots and open flights for sale. The flights were open for sale since yesterday morning … Continue reading Go Air adds flights to Mumbai Terminal 2