Udan 4.0 to offer priority routes connecting Bilaspur and Ambikapur Airports in Chhattisgarh

Hardeep S Puri, Minister of state (I/C) for Civil Aviation, in a review meeting of UDAN discussed demands received for connectivity of Bilaspur and Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh and said that the Ministry is committed to connect these destinations at the earliest. UDAN 4.0 would focus on routes connecting these airports, he added. UDAN scheme focuses … Read more

Indigo and Qatar Airways sign codeshare agreement to strengthen connectivity

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a codeshare agreement with Indigo, India’s largest passenger airline. Sales have started from yesterday with the first codeshare flights to operate from December 18, 2019. This agreement will enable the airline to place its code on Indigo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad and … Read more

SalamAir launches direct service to Colombo

Oman-based SalamAir has announced direct flight service from Muscat to Colombo, one of the most vibrant cities of Sri Lanka, in a move that enhances the airline’s subcontinent profile. The Colombo route is the airline’s seventh destination in the subcontinent, which includes Dhaka, Kathmandu, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot and Chattogram (Chittagong). The Muscat-Colombo direct route marks … Read more

Vietjet inks deal with Airbus for 20 latest-generation A321XLR aircraft

New age-carrier Vietjet and aircraft manufacturer Airbus signed a contract for 20 brand-new A321XLR aircraft on October 31 in Toulouse (France). The first aircraft will be delivered in 2023, making Vietjet one of the first carriers in the world to operate Airbus’ newest “extra-long-range” version. With a range of up to 8,700km, the innovative model … Read more

IndiGo becomes a member of IATA

In-line with the vision to expand its international presence, IndiGo recently joined IATA as a member. The announcement followed soon after the airline’s recent expansion into Vietnam, Myanmar, China and Saudi Arabia. IndiGo is currently an IOSA registered airline and IATA Clearing House member. IATA is the global trade association for the airline industry, representing … Read more

Dubai Airshow to highlight future of aerospace

Leading aerospace companies will use Dubai Airshow, which returns next month, to launch and exhibit their latest innovations.   The aerospace industry is at an exciting point as new technologies open opportunities for industrial changes that can be translated into tangible cost savings and growth.   Many of the 1,300 exhibitors at the event, from … Read more

Oman Air adds five cities to codeshare with Lufthansa

  Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, said it is continuing its expansion across Europe by adding five popular cities to its collection of codeshare destinations with Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline. Under the expanded agreement, with the first flights set to depart on October 27, guests can travel on Oman Air flights from Muscat … Read more

IndiGo now connects the political capitals of India and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Taking a step further towards strengthening its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, IndiGo, last week commenced operations to Riyadh. The airline inaugurated the first direct flight on Delhi-Riyadh route, making Riyadh IndiGo’s 2nd destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after the launch of Jeddah earlier this year. William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, … Read more

Mumbai International Airport awarded the prestigious ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ AwardMumbai International Airport awarded the prestigious ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ Award

GVK Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) managing the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is one of the busiest airports in the world which takes pride in its art, culture, and rich heritage to impress global passengers. The Jaya He GVK Museum at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport fills up the heart of the … Read more