GMR expresses interest in Greek regional airports, but tourist numbers have faltered in 2019

India’s GMR Infrastructure has expressed interest in concessions to operate regional airports in Greece, including Kalamata International airport. This would be the second tranche of…..

Flipkart partners with the ixigo mobile travel platform for an enhanced and native flight booking experience that opens online travel options to India’s Tier II and Tier III cities

Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, is aiming to further strengthen its travel offering by introducing an enhanced native experience in partnership with ixigo, India’s most…..

IndiGo and VietJet become first airlines to offer services between India and Vietnam; convenience of nonstop flights are sure to catch the corporate eye

Nonstop services will soon finally be available in the Vietnam-India market as IndiGo and VietJet both launch flights between the two countries. Vietnam-India is a…..

Where airports and the environment clash you just can’t win. Now the world’s leading airport user of solar panels is removing them for fear of flooding

India’s Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has started dismantling and removing a significant number of solar panels at the airport site, due to concerns from…..

Cebu Pacific eyes Australia, India and Russia from 2024 with new A321XLRs

Cebu Pacific plans to look at expanding in Australia and launching services to India and Russia from 2024, when it starts taking delivery of its…..

Adelaide needs a new route to Asia – the launch of the A321XLR means those options have now became infinite

At its launch at the Paris Airshow in Jun-2019, Airbus announced the projected range of the A321XLR to be 4,700nm (8,700km) with an “around 200…..

Indian companies are poised to pounce on the opportunity to develop and operate Delhi’s new airport, but it could ultimately be a bridge too far

Noida International Airport Limited has reported representatives of 15 companies attended a briefing session for its tender for the development and operation of the Jewar…..

Malaysia’s Malindo resumes expansion with Sydney, Varanasi services and new Brunei base

Malindo Air is resuming expansion in 3Q2019 following a two-year hiatus in which it has shrunk capacity. Lion Group’s Malaysian affiliate is growing its international…..

A second South Asian airport is to be entirely solar-powered but there are growing concerns about the lack of regulation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted approval to a proposal to finance the development of a solar power plant at Siddharthanagar Gautam Buddha airport…..

Amazon enters flight bookings. Is this the beginning of the biggest ever potential upheaval in airline distribution?

For several years since the advent of the large data aggregators like Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon, there has been speculation about the potential for…..

Understanding LCCs – where in the world do LCCs most heavily dominate?

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since,…..