Low-cost carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir to report record profits in 2019-20; growth in domestic capacity to resume in H2: CAPA
IndiGo alone could be on track to report a profit of $400-500 million. Meanwhile, the combined fleet size of Indian LCCs is expected to cross 500 aircraft this year, CAPA said.
Aero India 2019: Airbus sees market for wide-body jets in India’s budget carriers on expanding international operations
With Indian airlines expanding international operations, the A330neo is the next natural step for growth, Joost van der Heijden, Airbus head of marketing for Asia and North America, said.
Boeing says Indian airfares unsustainably low; lifts country's 20-year order forecast despite market challenges
India’s passenger traffic has risen at around 20 percent in recent years, making it one of the world’s fastest-growing aviation markets.
Jet Airways' worrying financials and the management’s struggle to keep the airline together come amid a steep rise in costs for all airlines operating in India
Full list of flights Indigo, GoAir cancelled after DGCA put breaks on A320neo planes for safety concerns
Giving out details about the total flight that IndiGO cancelled the report revealed the airline nixed 17 flights out of Delhi airport and 3 flights out of Mumbai airport.
In March, the company had projected that demand from India would add up to orders for 1,740 planes over 20 years
In the last 15 years, a lot has happened to India's civil aviation sector. In 2000-01, only about 14 million Indians flew on a domestic flight. This increased by more than three-fold to over 45 million domestic passengers in 2009-10.
Officials at a full service airline have also earlier indicated they would be happier if predatory fares become history.
The latest move to cut salaries could set off internal resentment and bad blood among employees, who are already seething because of salary delays
Will air tickets be costly or cheap this year and is there really a “best” day to find low fares?
The almost-daily fare discount schemes and an improved cabins seem to be working for SpiceJet, at least in terms of aircraft loads.
No food means aircraft weight is less and aircraft turnaround time is faster. Or in other words we can get an incoming aircraft ready faster for an onward flight" said an AI official.
Indian market is likely to be a tough nut to crack for AirAsia. Here's why
Consumers may have to pay a high price for both the lower price and increased choice.
The new aircraft will seat 180 passengers and help the airline fight the LCCs more effectively. <br /><br />
When airlines have been allowed to charge for a host of services like check in bags and preferred seats? More importantly, will airlines feel incentivized to offer more services because they are now allowed to charge for these?
The Malaysian carrier, which is launching an airline in India in partnership with the Tatas, today announced 'zero rupee' fares to Indian cities on international routes within Asia.
The message is clear: AirAsia will perhaps be in direct competition with IndiGo and SpiceJet for fares and this would be particularly true in the south Indian markets since AirAsia's base would be Chennai.
Indeed, barring Indigo, India's largest low-cost carrier, and Spicejet, no other airline is earning money at the moment. So why would foreign airlines want to invest in India?