India Market Outlook 2019

Air traffic growth in India saw a growth of 18.6% in 2018 over the previous years with airlines carrying 1389.76 lakh (138.98 million) passengers in 2018 as compared to 1171.76 lakh passengers in 2017. The highlight of the year was that every airline which started the year remained operational unlike the previous years when Air … Continue reading India Market Outlook 2019

Spicejet opens reservations to Jeddah – its 9th International destination

Low cost carrier Spicejet has launched flights to Jeddah – which will be the airlines first destination in Saudi Arabia and ninth International destinations and will connect Hyderabad to Jeddah. The flights would operate Daily at below timings and will be effective 25th March 2019. SG33 HYD0710 – 1105JED SG34 JED1205 – 2025HYD Jeddah is … Continue reading Spicejet opens reservations to Jeddah – its 9th International destination

Three Indian LCCs in top 15 worldwide by aircraft on order

The Blue Swan Daily published an analysis of top 20 LCCs (Low cost carriers) worldwide by aircraft on order. Lion Air tops the list with 444 aircraft on order, comprising of 415 narrow body, 8 wide body and 21 turbo prop aircraft. However, Lion Air orders are across the group companies which comprise of Lion … Continue reading Three Indian LCCs in top 15 worldwide by aircraft on order

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

The secret of SpiceJet’s consistently high occupancy rates

This article was first published on CNBCTV18 Over the past few quarters, Spicejet has also consistently declared the higher RASK (revenue per available seat kilometer) and higher average fares than competitor IndiGo, India’s biggest airline. The future of successful airline operations will depend on the ability to keep costs as low as possible, fares as … Continue reading The secret of SpiceJet’s consistently high occupancy rates