For a lot of conservative travellers, stepping on a flight a thing of concern because of the safety involved. Somehow, for some Indian citizens, soaring in the sky just seems a lot daunting because of all the stories they might have heard. But, it surely helps to know that the airline that you are opting for is one of the safest airlines in the world and ranks in the top... Read More
Flyadeal, Saudi Arabia's low-cost airline, has been expanding since its start. The airline, which was founded in April 2016 and began operations a year later, is looking to build a major position in the country's low-cost sector. Flyadeal has taken a positive attitude to expansion, not allowing the epidemic damper its enthusiasm, and is optimistic about the prospects of low-cost air travel in Saudi Arabia. Con Korfiatis, CEO of flyadeal,... Read More
In a recent interview on January 11, the CEO of upcoming Indian airline Akasa Air, Vinay Dube has confirmed that it will not be an ultra-low-cost carrier. As far as the launch of the airline is considered, the airline is expected to begin its operations in mid-2022 even though it still awaits the crucial Air Operator Certificate (AOC). All the previous rumours regarding the upcoming airline claimed that Akasa Air... Read More
The Pandemic caused severe turbulence across the aviation industry. While it jolted the entire economy, it is the aviation industry that witnessed an instant and direct setback. A considerable decrease in travel has impacted revenues, and the forced normalisation of the “virtual” directs at a future where travel might limit itself to leisure. With consequences that are still not fully realised, the aviation players in India are facing both, hurdles,... Read More
SpiceJet recently announced that it is going to be operating non-stop flights to London from India. The two cities from which the airline will be flying to the Heathrow airport are Delhi and Mumbai. SpiceJet a few weeks back became the ‘Indian Scheduled Carrier’ for both the US and the UK. The airline was expected to start operating flights to the foreign destinations earlier in September, but that didn’t happen.... Read More
There are various airlines which operates in domestic aviation. All the carrier’s focus on the goal of providing the best flying experience to passengers to give them a memorable trip. The most popular among the lots are low-cost carriers and full-service carriers. Both the carriers have unique features which makes them the most popular airlines. Carriers like IndiGo and GoAir are widely famous low-cost carriers, and Vistara and Air India... Read More
As a milestone in customer service, Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia bagged the best low-cost carrier at the World Travel Awards Asia and Oceania 2019, which happened in Phu Quoc, Vietnam, for the seventh time in a row. The award witnessed the participation from regional counterparts Scoot, Jetstar, SpiceJet, Nok Air, and Firefly, and Air-Asia emerged ahead of everyone to bag Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline and Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin... Read More
Qatar Airways Sues Airbus for $1 Billion Following Grounding of About Two Dozen of Its A350s, Releases Statement
Qatar Airways is suing Airbus in a UK High Court over flaws with the protective coat of Airbus A350. The airline is suing the European planemaker for $1 billion in damages, following grounding of about two dozen of its A350s experiencing the flaws. Qatar Airways says that these flaws are a cause for safety concerns, but these claims have been denied by Airbus and European regulators. On Thursday, 26th May,... Read More
Indigo has been on top of the chain in the aviation sector when it comes to India. The leading budget carrier of the country has been leaving behind its competitors for a while now when it comes to factors such as the number of passengers carried, fleet size, and on-time performance. Indigo has not only been a frontrunner in India but now has emerged as one of the top performers... Read More
Comair Ltd., the South African operator of IAG SA-owned British Airways aircraft, has suspended all flights due to a lack of finances and is awaiting additional investment. According to a statement released late Tuesday evening, the carrier, which also operates the domestic low-cost airline Kulula, has ceased all ticket sales with immediate effect. "The funding may be secured," Comair said of the company's administrators. The suspension will result in a... Read More
In just over a year, Singapore Airlines has over twice its monthly available seat kilometres and more than tenfold increased the number of passengers it flies. The airline recently revealed its April 2022 traffic stats, and the figures show that the carrier is on the comeback. Singapore Airlines carried 1,146.200 passengers in April 2022, up from 95,900 in April 2021. The Singapore Airlines Group's passenger load factor for the month... Read More
Following a successful start to its US operations in April, Icelandic carrier PLAY will launch its maiden flight from Boston today. Over the next year, the airline intends to transport over 1 million people to and from the United States, with flights to New York and Orlando slated to begin later this summer. PLAY, an Icelandic low-cost airline, is ready to establish its second US destination, Boston Logan International Airport,... Read More
Uplift, a California-based buy-now-pay-later solutions company, has partnered with Copa Airlines, Panama's flag carrier, to increase its reach in Central and South America. Passengers travelling with the airline may now stretch the cost of their ticket over several months, depending on the plan they pick, and utilise it on a variety of popular locations. Special partnership Owing to a partnership with Uplift, Copa Airlines will offer its guests the option... Read More
Just a year ago, the world was still trying to figure out what the word Delta Variant meant. The worldwide aviation sector was in a state of flux. Airlines like Ryanair, easyJet, and Wizz were unsure about the crucial summer months ahead in Europe, where low-cost flight is the preferred mode of transportation. Low-cost airlines, on the other hand, are seeing a large growth in load capacity and passenger numbers... Read More
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