The absence of JetAirways is being felt by a lot of air passengers in India, especially the business travellers who wanted to travel in luxury did not have much options left when the carrier exited the Indian aviation market. However, there is yet another full-service carrier in India which is leading the way with its fine service and luxury and that is Vistara. The joint venture airlines between Tata Sons... Read More
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
IATA 25by2025 Campaign for Better Women Representation in Aviation Industry Now Joined by 59 Airlines
There are some industries where the women representation in the higher level positions is skewed and unfortunately, aviation industry happens to be one of those industries right now. However, things do not necessarily look bleak in this regard. However, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has started a campaign called 25by2025 in which it seeks to increase the number of women in senior positions (to be defined by the member... Read More
After the falling apart of JetAirways and its exit from the Indian aviation industry, the German airline Lufthansa is planning on increasing its partnership with other Indian airlines, namely Vistara and Air India. As per a PTI report, a top Indian official in Lufthansa said that it would strengthen its partnerships with Indian Airlines in 2020. As per George Ettiyil, Senior Director, South Asia, Lufthansa Group, the carrier will be... Read More
International flights between India and UAE are all set to start operating from today. The decision was taken after India and UAE allowed their airlines to carry passengers between the countries. Passengers who have a valid work permit in the UAE are only allowed to take these International flights. Currently, only the Indians who are stuck in the UAE are allowed to fly back to India. Passengers are not allowed... Read More
Let’s look at the top 10 biggest passenger planes in the sky today. 10. Airbus A330-300 [caption id="attachment_14179" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Image Credits - Airbus.com[/caption] The Airbus A330-300 is a twin-engine jetliner which can fly medium to long distances. This aircraft is inspired by the Airbus airliners made in the mid-1970s. Airbus A330-300 was simultaneously built and developed with the four-engined A340 plane. Much recently, Airbus also designed a cargo aircraft... Read More
Vistara being the finest full-service carrier of domestic aviation, is planning to lease out slots at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). The joint aviation venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines have been planning this long-haul route from a long time. The flying plan of Vistara has been the topic of discussion under airline insiders. Not only this, Vistara is planning to fly out in the Stansted airport in order to... Read More
One of the major development that's going to happen in the Indian aviation industry is the Air India sale. The government was initially expected to bring the Air India sale document by the end of October, however, it did not happen. A recent report surfaced online revealed that the Expression of Interest (EoI) will be released by mid-November. But a new report coming from Indian Express now says the EoI... Read More
The British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat plc has signed an agreement with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the Indian state-owned telecommunications company to offer onboard Wi-Fi to the passengers flying to, from, and over India. As per the deal, Inmarsat will provide its solution ‘Global Xpress’ in Indian skies from 2020. With this, both foreign and domestic airlines who choose to offer onboard connectivity can begin offering the service to... Read More
While the government of India is pretty bullish on the idea of selling its entire stake in the national carrier, Air India, the members of the largest union of Air India, ACEU, are not in favour of the idea. The ACEU (Air Corporation Employees Union) has said that the political decision to privatise the airline will be met with harsh consequences. The union has also remarked that the decision to... Read More
Wadia Group owned low-cost carrier, GoAir has today announced the launch of new international routes. The new GoAir flights announced will fly to Singapore. The routes which GoAir has announced for these new flights include Kolkata-Singapore and Bengaluru-Singapore. The routes will start on October 18, 2019, and the all-inclusive fares announced by GoAir for these routes will be under Rs 6,999. As per the information charted out on the GoAir... Read More
Air India and Fiji’s flagship airline Fiji Airways have signed a codeshare agreement. The agreement will enable the passengers of both airlines to gain access to three domestic destinations and the South Pacific nation. Effective from this month, the agreement will allow Fiji Airways to place FJ Flight code on Air India flights from Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai travelling to Hong Kong and Singapore. Air India will place its code... Read More
Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has invited reputed Original Equipment Manufacturers to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) for upgrading runway. Currently, the second runway at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) is undergoing painting of runway and taxiway. Flight disruption due to fog is a major issue at Kempegowda International Airport, and the proposed upgrade intends to solve this issue. The authorities plan to commence the proposed upgrading once the existing works... Read More
International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways has announced a plan to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the first new sale deal for the plane after it was grounded due to safety issues. The passenger jets will be delivered between 2023 and 2027. The duo revealed a letter of intent of the order at the Paris Air Show. The order comprises of a mixture of 737... Read More
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