As competition among airlines operating in the Indian market gains momentum, GoAir is offering a Rs. 500 off on returns flights on bookings made using HDFC Bank cards under a limited-period scheme.
Airline executives in unison demanded a no-fly list on the lines of those in other countries so that habitual offenders could be debarred from boarding aircraft.
The boom in aviation in India has given rise to a peculiar problem — airlines are running out of flight numbers. With a growing number of flights and too few flight numbers, call sign confusion emerged as a serious concern among authorities at the recently concluded meeting for deciding summer slots.
Airlines are likely to close the outgoing financial year with 22-23 per cent traffic growth, making it one of the best for the sector, even though the pressure on their bottom line is increasing as oil prices are on a northward-ho, says a report.
The Indian domestic aviation market has been the fastest growing aviation market in the world for 22-months-in-a-row, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said.
Back in 2010, Continental Airlines was the last carrier standing, offering passengers in cattle class a free snack while rivals, desperate to cut costs, had begun to charge for that cheeseburger.
Airlines have raised airfares on all key routes even in the ongoing lean travel season, because of strong demand, high seat occupancy and rising jet fuel prices
Aviation industry risks a capacity crunch as an expansion in landing slots and terminals fails to keep pace with the number of jets entering the market
Aviation regulator DGCA is in discussion with domestic airlines to implement a fully automatic system for recording on-time performance (OTP) at four private airports for data accuracy.
Airlines and airports are investing in technologies to help predict and prepare for future events. This is according to The Future is Predictable, a report published today by air transport IT provider, SITA