July 3, 2021| 64 0

Emirates Resumes Fifth Freedom Flights To Mexico City

The Dubai-based UAE flag carrier Emirates resumed today its flights to Mexico City after more than one year due to the COVID-19 crisis. This route was one of the last Emirates inaugurated before the pandemic started in early 2020, but not without some controversy. Let’s investigate further. Emirates is back Earlier today, a Boeing 777-200 registratio …

April 30, 2021| 92 0

United flies ventilators to Delhi

On Wednesday, United helped facilitate the first shipment of ventilators from Chicago to Delhi on flight UA898. “United was honoured to play a role in transporting these ventilators, donated by the US-India Chamber of Commerce DFW, to the Indian Red Cross. This is the first of several efforts United will be taking to support India during this time o …

March 29, 2021| 94 0

SpiceJet Passenger Subdued After Trying To Open Exit Door Inflight

A passenger on a SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Varanasi had to be subdued after he tried to open the emergency exit door during the flight. The passenger was subdued and restrained for the remainder of the one-hour and 45-minute flight. The aircraft landed safely and the passenger was handed over to the authorities. Incident According to Times Now, t …

March 14, 2021| 72 0

SpiceJet Continues To Grow Domestic Schedule With 66 New Flights

SpiceJet has announced 66 new domestic routes, including dozens of regional routes under the UDAN-RCS scheme. Many routes will begin operating at the end of this month as the airline looks toward a domestic recovery. Let’s find out more about SpiceJet’s latest expansion. New routes According to Hindustan Times, the new routes will mainly focus on a r …

March 10, 2021| 63 0

Indian Passengers Neglecting Mask Rules Will Be Banned From Flying

India will place those refusing to wear masks properly onboard on a no-fly list, possibly even permanently. The decision comes after a High Court Justice saw several passengers wearing their masks incorrectly and decided to issue an order to tighten mask rules. Let’s find out more about the new rules. Taking action Under the new rules, India will beg …

March 9, 2021| 74 0

Impressive: IndiGo Holds Over Half Of The Indian Domestic Market

IndiGo has over half of India’s domestic market this month and takes the top spot at all of the country’s top-20 airports. Its dominance has existed for years, but it’s good to see the numbers maintaining despite the challenging circumstances. It has 343 domestic routes this month, with Bangalore having more routes than its other top-five airports. …

March 2, 2021| 90 0

Air India Returns To Moscow With The Airbus A320

Air India is returning to Moscow after having suspended services due to the pandemic. The airline operated its first flight to the city’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Saturday. The route is currently intended to be run once per week. We’ve seen many airlines slowly rebuilding their networks, having had to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gi …

February 24, 2021| 105 0

Jet Airways Relaunch Planned For Later This Year

It’s approaching two years since Jet Airways was grounded. On April 17th, 2019, the Indian carrier suspended all flight operations amid its ongoing financial issues. However, the carrier is set to relaunch within four to six months under new management. A twist of fate  Last October, Kalrock Capital and Murari Lal Jalan took over Jet Airways. Ka …

February 8, 2021| 68 0

India’s Civil Aviation Minister Wants To See 1,000 New Air Routes

India’s Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, has said he wants to see 1,000 new air routes in India. The new routes will be a part of the government’s growing UDAN-RCS (Regional Connectivity Scheme), connecting underserved towns. The scheme has become popular among airlines as they grow domestic demand. Huge expansion Speaking after India’s a …

February 3, 2021| 85 0

Which Are India’s Busiest Airports?

As the world’s third-busiest aviation market, India is home to several major airports across the country. From Delhi to Port Blair, traffic across airports has been rising quickly in the last decade. Here’s a list of India’s busiest airports. Data used in this article is from the fiscal year 2020, April 1st, 2019 – March 31st, 2020, the most recent …

January 31, 2021| 100 0

SpiceJet Announces 20 New Domestic Routes

Budget carrier SpiceJet has announced 20 new domestic routes set to start operating next month. The new routes will connect Jaipur to destinations around the country, such as Dehradun, Delhi, and Goa. SpiceJet has been growing its domestic network in the last few months as demand picks up. Connecting Jaipur According to a press release, seen by Money …

January 27, 2021| 84 0

What’s Behind The Surge In New North America To India Routes

2021 will mark the beginning of several new connections between North America and India. From Air India’s Bangalore to San Francisco to United’s Delhi to Chicago service, carriers are jumping on the chance to start new routes. So what is driving this surge? And why are new routes cropping up at a time of low demand? Long coming Despite being one of t …

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