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Top 10 Airline Sites in the U.S., UK and India for June 2016

Budget airlines' strategy of focusing on direct bookings allows them to grab a larger share of web traffic and gain ground in the direct booking wars.

The Indian Airline That’s Giving Away Seats to Compete With Low-Cost Carriers

Price wars like this never, ever end well. And there's little option beyond cutting back services in markets where you have to compete like this.

India’s Growing Problem of Under-Qualified Yet Certified Pilots

Unmanaged growth and hyper-competition doesn't always make for the safest experience when you need to take the time to properly train the talent behind the controls.

SpiceJet Founder Talks Up the Airline, Citing Interest From Foreign Carriers

What better way to pump up your stock than to talk about how foreign airlines are beating down your door to invest but the timing just isn't right. Hmmm.

India’s Troubled SpiceJet to Get $200 Million Infusion from JP Morgan

What's that line about throwing good money after bad?

Indian Regulators Tell Low-Cost Carrier SpiceJet to Stop Being So Cheap

India has so many aviation challenges that it's hard to support a move which focuses on a practice that's not -- in this case, at least -- proving to harm the industry.

India’s SpiceJet Just Ordered $3.9 Billion Worth of New Jets

Despite last week's downgrade of India's air travel industry by the U.S. FAA, Indian airlines have not been daunted. The apparent hope is that this will be corrected quickly and everything will go back to normal. Considering the work that needs to be done, we think that's slightly optimistic.

India’s SpiceJet Turns to Bain Consulting to Fix Its Problems

When you turn to outside consultants to create a roadmap for major, company-shifting decisions, you've abdicated your responsibility as a chief executive. But when all your underlings have bailed, you don't have much of a choice.

Budget airlines lead shift from Boeing to Airbus: SpiceJet next to consider change-up

Airbus is increasingly capturing market share in India among budget airlines; a trend which could be troubling to Boeing and its long-term growth.