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
Vistara - the TATA - SIA joint venture inducted its first A321neo. The aircraft VT-TVA landed in New Delhi flying non-stop from Hamburg. The aircraft - which is part of the order of 50 from the Airbus A320 Family signed in 2018. You can know more about the aircraft, its configuration, pictures and likely routes … Continue reading Vistara inducts A321neo
India has been in lock down since March 2020. This meant that all scheduled commercial operations were suspended which took a hit on cargo as well. Airlines devised ways to continue cargo operations with Spicejet being on the forefront - converting three Q400 aircraft to freighters by removing seats. Both Spicejet and IndiGo started operating … Continue reading Lock down led to focus on agri and cargo in Indian aviation
The two largest airplane makers in the world, Airbus and Boeing announced their Q1-CY20 results today. As anticipated both the manufacturers have declared losses as the world battled COVID-19 and air travel is one the most impacted industries worldwide. Airbus reported revenues of EUR 10.6 billion and a consolidated net loss of EUR 481 million … Continue reading Airbus, Boeing announce Q1 losses, cut production rate
The world may not have come to a stop, just yet, but India definitely has. Amidst this, the Summer Schedule 2020 started on Sunday 29th March. On a normal start of the schedule, airports are abuzz with the launch of new flights; passengers are checking and matching the revised flight numbers and minor time adjustments. … Continue reading What summer 2020 could look like for the India – UK market?