AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS

 

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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SriLankan & STIC Group together mark 25 years of the airline’s operations to Delhi

SriLankan recently celebrated its 25 years of operations to Delhi at THE Park New Delhi.  The event was attended by an intimate gathering of journalists, mostly from the travel trade. In attendance were, of course, Chinthaka ...
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How the Jet Airways story unfolds will have a lasting impact on the future of aviation

The media is rife with speculation that Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways is likely to merge with TATA SIA Airlines. The TATA SIA is a JV operating Vistara in the Indian skies. This, however, is likely to the first ...
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Indian carriers to induct 250 aircraft by 2020; Airbus corners over half the market share, reveals CAPA findings

The Indian aviation industry’s stellar rise has been the stuff of dreams. Since the liberalisation drive that began in 2003, the sector has undergone a rapid transformation. Indian airports have handled approximately 309 million passengers, making ...
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Commencing April 2019, Travelport and Jet Airways to ink a new long-term supplier agreement

Travelport, the leading travel commerce platform, has recently announced a renewed and long-term partnership with India’s Jet Airways. The airline has signed a long-term supplier agreement with Travelport that will be effective from April 2019 and ...
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