Bhopal! The latest battle ground for the LCCs

Spicejet today announced the launch of its 50th destination – Bhopal. This comes within days of IndiGo announcing Bhopal as its 65th destination. IndiGo will start Bhopal with a single flight to Hyderabad, and the city will be one of the handful of stations which see a single flight a day. Spicejet on the other … Continue reading Bhopal! The latest battle ground for the LCCs

Delhi adds another unique connection – WOW air to start flights to Reykjavik from 6th December

Early morning on Tuesday 8th May, I got an intimation that WOW air will announce its Delhi operations on May 15th. Continuing with the policy of not “breaking news” till things are in public domain, I did not tweet until somebody else did. The reaction to the news was “WOW”. This will be the airlines first … Continue reading Delhi adds another unique connection – WOW air to start flights to Reykjavik from 6th December

Is Surat the opportunity which airlines missed?

Estimates suggest that eight out of ten diamonds polished worldwide are cut in Surat. Some of the biggest names in Petrochemicals – Essar, Reliance, Shell, ONGC have business in neighboring Hazira which houses a deep-water LNG terminal and over a quarter of the total fabric production in the country is around Surat but the city … Continue reading Is Surat the opportunity which airlines missed?