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…..

Asia Pacific nations continue international frequency growth across first two months of 2019; 18 of top 20 country markets have more flights versus same period in 2018

New research from The Blue Swan Daily reveals that only two of Asia Pacific’s top twenty country markets have witnessed a rise in year-on-year international…..

GMR takes Bhogupuram but Adani pays a high price to secure other Indian airport concessions

Andhra Pradesh’s Principal Secretary of Energy, Infrastructure and Investment Department Ajay Jain has confirmed GMR Infrastructure presented the highest bid for the Bhogapuram Airport construction…..

Indian airport concessions attract strong interest including some ‘new players’, but few foreign companies

Airports Authority of India (AAI) says it received 32 bids from 10 companies on its tenders to operate six AAI airports under the terms of…..

Ready for construction? Delhi’s new airport moves out of planning, but there’s still lots of unknowns

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the Jewar Noida International Airport (JNIA) – aka the New Greater Delhi Airport redevelopment project – between…..

India’s evolving role in global aviation – setting course course to be an aviation powerhouse

In the space of just one generation India’s aviation industry will have grown from being a minor player to one of the largest and most…..