Articles tagged “aviation industry”

Airlines

How Will the New U.K. Government Change the Airline Industry?

After a snap U.K. election, the results are in. A landslide for the Labour party means aviation pledges should soon turn into practice. The industry will be watching.

How Will the New U.K. Government Change the Airline Industry?

Airlines

Lufthansa Secures Approval for ITA Airways Deal

With a string of other airline mergers and acquisitions pending across the continent, the industry will be examining the regulator's comments for possible clues about the direction of future decisions.

Lufthansa Secures Approval for ITA Airways Deal

Airlines

India Becomes Third-Largest Domestic Aviation Market – India Report

There is an overall push in India to enhance air connectivity to smaller regions across the country. An increase in number of airports, increase in disposable income, and heightened interest in travel have given airlines the confidence to invest in expansion of their domestic operations. This is leading to Indians traveling more, domestically and internationally.

India Becomes Third-Largest Domestic Aviation Market – India Report

Airlines

IndiGo Widens Lead in Indian Market Share – India Report

The Indian aviation sector is adding more airports across the country, and airlines are investing in upgrading and expanding their fleets. A consistent growth in domestic air passenger traffic is crucial to their return on investments, especially as international airlines are eyeing this growing consumer base.

IndiGo Widens Lead in Indian Market Share – India Report

Online Travel

Ixigo IPO Garners Significant Demand Across Investor Categories — India Report

Ixigo's IPO closed to a blockbuster subscription window. The online travel company's performance at the Indian bourses is indicative of the positive sentiments that prevail in India with regard to the travel industry.

Ixigo IPO Garners Significant Demand Across Investor Categories — India Report

Airlines

IndiGo Introduces Hotel Booking Option — India Report

IndiGo's decision to add a hotel booking platform to its website and app seems to be aimed at targeting potential customers looking for a one-step solution for hotel and flight bookings. It is not the first Indian airline to make this move, but for a user base that pivots towards OTAs to find the most price-conscious option as well as deals, will this work?

IndiGo Introduces Hotel Booking Option — India Report

Airlines

Akasa Air Co-Founder On International Expansion and Profitability — India Report

Akasa Air launched in August 2022, and since then, it has expanded its network to 25 cities. The low-cost airline's expansion plans range from international destinations to smaller Indian cities to enhance connectivity within and outside India. And its business model seems to be paying off so far.

Akasa Air Co-Founder On International Expansion and Profitability — India Report

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Air India CEO on Impact of Bilateral Rights on Indian Carriers’ Ability to Fill Seats

Air India has been upgrading its fleet and investing heavily in new planes. An increase in grants under bilateral agreements to Middle East carriers threatens Indian carriers' share in carrying passengers to long-haul destinations, leading to a lower return on investment.

Air India CEO on Impact of Bilateral Rights on Indian Carriers’ Ability to Fill Seats

Tourism

India’s Heatwave Has Record Numbers of Travelers Flying Outbound — India Report

Summer is peak travel time for Indians due to vacations. However, this time, it is the heat that is pushing people out of their homes and to cooler destinations - but not the domestic ones. Here's why.

India’s Heatwave Has Record Numbers of Travelers Flying Outbound — India Report

Airlines

IndiGo CEO Pieter Elbers on New Business Class, Loyalty and Becoming a ‘Global Aviation Player’

IndiGo, a low-cost carrier known for its no-frills approach, is ambitiously venturing into what seems like long-haul flights and introducing business-class seats. The move aims to target a new generation of travelers while adapting to India's evolving aviation market.

IndiGo CEO Pieter Elbers on New Business Class, Loyalty and Becoming a ‘Global Aviation Player’