AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS

 

Naresh Goyal bids adieu, promises patrons of continued excellence in guest experience

Naresh Goyal penned an emotional letter to JetPrivilege members, recounting the long albeit illustrious journey of the carrier, currently facing significant headwinds. He said that the carrier had “been a way of life” and that he ...
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“Jai Hind” after every announcement, Air India directs its staff 

Air India has issued a company advisory that requires the airline staff to say “Jai Hind” with “much fervour” after every announcement, media has reported. The advisory was issued by Captain Amitabh Singh, Director operations but ...
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North America leads the long-haul inbound into Europe; traffic up by 7.5% in Q4

Long-haul arrivals in Europe went up by 7.5% during Q4 in 2018, Air Travellers' Traffic Barometer, produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys, has reported. This spurt was driven by visitors from North America (+10.6%), the ...
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George Ettiyil takes charge as the Senior Director Sales South Asia for Lufthansa Airlines

George Ettiyil is the new Senior Director Sales South Asia, effective February 2019. Based in New Delhi, he will oversee all commercial activities for Lufthansa Group Airlines business in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Lufthansa ...
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Ashwani Lohani takes charge as CMD Air India, with the status of Secretary to GOI

Ashwani Lohani has been appointed as Air India CMD. The PM-headed Appointments Committee of the Cabinet took the call, handing over the reins of Air India to Lohani for “a period of one year or until ...
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Regional tourism big gainer as Ajay Singh’s SpiceJet keen on seaplanes for UDAN routes

SpiceJet was taking steps to ensure low-costs of operations to maximize profitability, suggested Ajay Singh, Promoter, SpiceJet. The airline was also keen on soon operationalizing seaplanes under the regional air connectivity scheme (UDAN). As per the ...
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Our non-stops will provide new business prospects between India and Eastern Europe: Michal Fijol, CCO, LOT Polish Airlines

India and central European connect will get a shot in the arm as LOT Polish Airlines connects Warsaw to Delhi with non-stops beginning September 19 this year. The Polish flag-carrier intends to be different by offering ...
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From Warsaw to New Delhi: LOT announces a new service on its 90th anniversary

LOT Polish Airlines, Poland’s flag carrier has announced a new non-stop service between Warsaw and New Delhi, commencing on 17 September 2019.Like all LOT long-haul flights, the new route will be operated by state-of-the-art Boeing 787 ...
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Parliamentary Committee’s observations raises more questions for Indian aviation

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture has made some stinging observations on the prevalent business practice adopted by private airlines. Steep baggage charge, exorbitant fares especially during festive seasons and rising cases of ...
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Sanjay Kumar joins Tata-backed AirAsia as COO

Former IndiGo executive Sanjay Kumar has joined the Tata-promoted Air Asia as the Chief Operating Officer. An old hand in the field of aviation, Sanjay Kumar has over 25 years of experience and is expected to ...
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