Articles tagged “spicejet”

India’s SpiceJet Receives Investment Offers

India’s SpiceJet Receives Investment Offers

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

With the Indian aviation market continuing to grow and SpiceJet as one of the strongest players, it makes sense for outside investors to show an interest.

2 weeks ago

Boeing Tells SpiceJet that 737 Max Will Be Ready to Fly by July

Boeing Tells SpiceJet that 737 Max Will Be Ready to Fly by July

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

This would be great for impacted airlines, but can Boeing really get approval from regulators by then?

3 weeks ago

India’s Low-Cost IndiGo Sets Its Long-Haul Sights on Europe

India’s Low-Cost IndiGo Sets Its Long-Haul Sights on Europe

Anurag Kotoky , Bloomberg

Despite the well-documented challenges, airline bosses won't give up on the low-cost, long-haul dream. Will IndiGo be able to pull it off?

1 month ago

India’s Government May Want SpiceJet to Take Over Some of Jet Airways’ Assets

India’s Government May Want SpiceJet to Take Over Some of Jet Airways’ Assets

Saloni Shukla, Anto Antony and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Governments should probably get out of the airline match-making business. Either there's a valid business reason for a deal to happen, or it should not happen.

3 months ago

Airfares Surge in India Following Boeing 737 Max Ban

Airfares Surge in India Following Boeing 737 Max Ban

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

SpiceJet is hurting the most, after investing heavily in the aircraft. What will this mean for India's rapidly growing airline industry?

3 months ago

Why India’s Airlines Have a Long-Haul Road to Success

Why India’s Airlines Have a Long-Haul Road to Success

Jay Shabat, Skift Airline Weekly

India’s airlines punch far below their weight in the intercontinental arena. In fact, deeply troubled Air India maintains its leadership in the market. But will things change as others, including some low-cost carriers, contemplate long-haul flying?

6 months ago

India’s Airlines Struggle Amid Tough Competition

India’s Airlines Struggle Amid Tough Competition

Kyunghee Park and Jill Ward , Bloomberg

It seems crazy to think that in such a buoyant aviation market carriers are struggling to make a profit. If they can't succeed now, maybe there's a case for consolidation?

7 months ago

Why It’s Hard for Airlines to Make Money in India’s Growing Market

Why It’s Hard for Airlines to Make Money in India’s Growing Market

Rajesh Kumar Singh and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

A booming market doesn't necessarily mean massive profit. For a variety of reasons, Indian carriers have struggled over the years. Maybe the government needs to rethink how it regulates airlines?

10 months ago

Epic India Fare War Part of a Shakeout Under Way for Decades

Epic India Fare War Part of a Shakeout Under Way for Decades

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

It is difficult to see a way out of the mess that is the India aviation market. There will be a lot more aviation pain before there is gain.

10 months ago

SpiceJet Undertakes Its Largest Expansion in Bid to Take Share From Indigo

SpiceJet Undertakes Its Largest Expansion in Bid to Take Share From Indigo

Iain Marlow and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

It appears as though SpiceJet founder Ajay Singh put the struggling India carrier back on track when he returned to the airline in 2015. In its competition against Indigo, SpiceJet is trying to solidify its place in a troubled but fast-growing aviation market.

1 year ago

India Will Quintuple Airport Capacity to Meet Surging Demand

India Will Quintuple Airport Capacity to Meet Surging Demand

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Not too long ago, less than three percent of India's population flew, according to SpiceJet's chairman and managing director. That airline came back from the dead and now things are seriously looking up across the industry.

1 year ago

SpiceJet Is Buying Seaplanes to Reach Indian Areas That Other Airlines Can’t

SpiceJet Is Buying Seaplanes to Reach Indian Areas That Other Airlines Can’t

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Most of India’s 450 airstrips are too decrepit for big planes. So SpiceJet's likely plan to buy 100 amphibious planes to reach otherwise hard-to-serve areas sounds like a puddle-jump worth taking.

2 years ago