Airlines in India are looking to expand to the east and the west, powered by the steady induction of planes such as the A320/A321neos or the B737 MAX8s, which have helped increase their range and reach. Yet, securing traffic all through the year will be a challenge.
As each airline tries to create its own hub with a fair mix of domestic traffic connecting to international flights and one international flight connecting to another, it is time for the government to explore a mechanism wherein airlines, hotels and the tourism sector benefit by offering “stopover holidays”.
National carrier Air India has the largest long-haul network for any airline from India. The airline has an established hub in New Delhi — the national capital and the largest airport in the country Read More