Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 1

For the last two years, there have been constant talks about both IndiGo and Spicejet planning a foray to London. While IndiGo even filed for slots at airports in London Area on the A321, Spicejet filed the slots at airports in UK with the A330 – an aircraft it did not have in fleet or … Continue reading Indian LCCs, global narrow-body ambitions: Part 1

IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for Summer 2020

Low cost carriers IndiGo and Spicejet and Full-Service Carrier Vistara filed for slots at London Heathrow for the Summer Schedule of 2020. This was revealed in the report published by ACL – the organization with handles slot allocations at London Heathrow and many other airports which includes Dubai. Vistara is expecting delivery of its B787-9 … Continue reading IndiGo, Spicejet and Vistara had filed slots at London Heathrow for Summer 2020

Additional aircraft parking stands being commissioned at Hyderabad and Delhi

New Delhi and Hyderabad airports – both operated by GMR led consortium will see an increase in the aircraft parking stands. Hyderabad will see an increase of 9 stands (Stand No. 70 to 78) all of which are CODE C compatible. All the stands are remote stands and power-in and push-back type. This means that … Continue reading Additional aircraft parking stands being commissioned at Hyderabad and Delhi

Spicejet ups its game, signs code share with Emirates

Indian low-cost carrier Spicejet announced the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal code share agreement. While Emirates intends to leverage domestic connections of Spicejet from the cities where Emirates flies to in India, the airline also intends to codeshare to 6 destinations which are not services by Emirates but … Continue reading Spicejet ups its game, signs code share with Emirates

IndiGo gets a step closer to UK foray, Spicejet may join in too

Indian low cost carriers (LCCs) IndiGo and Spicejet have gone a step ahead in their plans of starting flights to the United Kingdom. This comes in the backdrop of the collapse of Icelandic LCC WOW Air. IndiGo has plans of going to London Stansted! Initial reports based on the court filing by Delta against JetBlue … Continue reading IndiGo gets a step closer to UK foray, Spicejet may join in too