In an attempt to expand its global network even further American Airlines has announced the initiation of new flights to New Delhi which started on November 12th, 2021. American Airlines is the biggest airline in terms of fleet and seemingly the air-giant is ready to take advantage of the recent ease in travel restrictions. American Airlines will be using its largest widebody carrier in the fleet Boeing 777-300ER for the... Read More
In the recent development of events, India’s one of the most prominent airlines Indigo and travel company MakeMyTrip have joined hands to launch exclusive charter flights to Phuket, Thailand from Mumbai, India. The announcement came on Wednesday as the travel restrictions due to covid are now easing. MakeMyTrip and Indigo are all ready to fly their passengers to Phuket in charter flights as Phuket still remains closed for direct flights... Read More
Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. But on the weekends, especially during the festive season, the footfalls inside the airport increase dramatically. According to a TOI report, on Sunday, passengers arriving at the Mumbai airport in the early hours of Sunday had to meet with heavy and long-queues at the immigration counter. While the airport officials said that the immigration clearing... Read More
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is going to take over 122 acres of land from the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) government for building a new terminal at the existing airport. According to a PTI report, AAI will build a state-of-the-art 25,000 square-metre new terminal building at the J&K airport. The runway of the J&K airport has already been expanded and the 30% load penalty has been removed. Because of... Read More
In the recent development of events, Indigo has launched six new flights on Monday connecting the city of Kanpur to some major cities of the country, namely Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad. The airlines said in a statement that the flights would operate every day of the week except for Sunday. The Civil Aviation Minister of the country, Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged the approval of the flight’s operation on Monday. The launch... Read More
The Terminal 1 (T1) of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport restarted operations on October 31, 2021, after a massive gap of 18 months. The airport’s official Twitter handle shared a glimpse of the first IndiGo flight arriving at Terminal 1. IndiGo operated the comeback flight from the T1 of the IGI airport. The low-cost airline’s flight departed from Delhi airport T1 airport at 01:05 hours for Mumbai. After the... Read More
The Pune airport reopened for business today after being closed for civilian operations for the past 14 days. The Pune airport was shut closed from October 16 to October 29 as resurfacing work for a runway was in process. The officials are claiming that MES or Military Engineering Services have pulled off this resurfacing task in a record 14-day time as compared to 28-35 normal working days. The flights were... Read More
As per reports, Vistara has recently secured the regulatory slots at Gatwick Airport, London, the speculations of the airline starting a new flight to connect Delhi to Newark have been rising. However, the securing of slots at Gatwick indicates a one-stop flight route i.e., connecting Delhi to Newark via London. If plans go concrete in the foreseeable future, it will be Vistara’s entry to the United States. The Problem with... Read More
Vistara might be able to begin its first flight to the US with a one-stop flight. The possibility has been created after Vistara secured slots to connect New Delhi to Newark via London Gatwick as per the recent reports. The airline has Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner under its wings capable of non-stop flights between the US and India and might be deployed on the route if the plan goes into execution.... Read More
The Indian government is planning to privatise 13 of the airports under the Airports Authority of India (AAI) by the end of March 31, 2021. Sanjeev Kumar, AAI Chairman, told ET in an interview that the airports' body has sent the aviation ministry a list of 13 airports that have will be bid out on public-private partnership (PPP). "The model to be followed for bidding would be the per-passenger revenue... Read More
In recent developments, SpiceJet has announced the addition of Kushinagar International Airport, Uttar Pradesh, in its domestic stops. The airline will begin travel from the latest destination to Delhi from next month, with starting fare set to be Rs 3662. SpiceJet will also begin its flights from Kushinagar to two other metros – Mumbai and Kolkata from December 18th, 2021. Boeing 737 and Q400 are the two aircraft that will... Read More
In an attempt to connect Buddhist pilgrimage sites around the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on Wednesday and will also launch various development projects during his visit to Uttar Pradesh as polls are awaited. The celebration of the Abhidhamma Day at Mahaparinirvana Temple in Kushinagar will also see the participation of the Prime Minister as informed by the PMO before which he will also attend... Read More
As TATAs take over the financially struggling AIR India, the airline is expected to expand its domestic and international operations in the foreseeable future. This has resulted in GMR run Delhi airport expecting a 25% surge in the next three years. The Indira Gandhi National Airport is already a hub for AIR India, Vistara which also has TATAs majority interest, and Indigo Airlines and is also the country’s largest aerodrome.... Read More
As Tata Sons won the bid to acquire Air India from the government closing in on a deal of $2.4 Billion, the industry foresees a wide range of changes taking place in the near future. It was told by the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHAL) that the acquisition of Air India by Tata will improve the financial situations for the airlines and also the services and the operations. This... Read More
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