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,…..

Bangalore’s airport is on an expansion drive as it secures funding for second terminal and runway, but it needs more North American routes to support IT industry potential

Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) has raised INR102 billion (USD1.5 billion) in financing for the Bangalore Kempegowda International airport phase two expansion project through a…..

New greenfield airport for Chennai would serve more than just the city’s rising demand, but act as a key hub for planned Chennai – Bangalore industrial corridor

Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) issued a RFP in Mar-2019 for the selection of a consultant for the development of a greenfield airport near…..

GMR Infrastructure finally gets its deal for fresh investment into GMR Airports as TATA Group finds its door into the airport sector

GMR Infrastructure’s search for fresh investment and initiative into its GMR Airports division finally reached fruition when it announced in late Mar-2019 that TATA Group,…..

Atlanta retained its #1 global passenger airport ranking in 2018; Beijing continued its growth, but Dubai is stalling

ACI World has published preliminary world airport rankings for 2018. In its opening remarks ACI says passenger traffic remains resilient but cargo hubs have seen…..