AVIATION

Radisson twist to luxury

As the newest hospitality address in the Tricity region (Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula), Radisson Chandigarh Zirakpur is all set to woo its guests. TT Bureau As the first hotel under Radisson Hotel Group to open in the Tricity region, Radisson Chandigarh Zirakpur promises easy connectivity to neighbouring states and accessibility …

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Spreading wings wide

Currently flying to 14 Indian destinations, SriLankan Airlines now aims to maximise capacity on all routes in the country, says Udeni Perera, the airline ’s Manager—Western India. TT Bureau SriLankan Airlines, the island country’s flag carrier is experiencing handsome business from the Indian market and is looking to do well …

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IndiGo adds Gorakhpur

Indigo has started operations in its 57th destination, Gorakhpur and has recorded on-time performance (OTP) of 84.1 per cent out of Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. TT Bureau Topping the charts, Indigo has recorded 84.1 per cent OTP in the month of June, according to the air traffic data released …

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Starrs lights up the Indian sky

Oman Air’s new Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Starrs, was in India recently to meet the airline’s top agency partners and discuss new routes and strategies for the India market. In an interview with TRAVTALK, he talks about his perception of the market and how he plans to tap its potential. …

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56th destination of IndiGo is Surat

IndiGo’s new flights from Surat to major Indian cities will be operational from August with fares starting from `1,999. The airline will also operate three new routes. TT Bureau Starting August 16, IndiGo will start operating new flights from Surat and connect with Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Jaipur. The …

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Lucknow-Goa with IndiGo

With the launch of its non-stop flights from Lucknow to Goa from July 15 and Lucknow to Pune from July 16, IndiGo becomes the first airline to introduce this daily service from Lucknow to these sectors. Nisha Verma IndiGo has launched non-stop flights to the Lucknow-Goa-Lucknow and Lucknow-Pune-Lucknow sectors, previously …

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Air India, what next?

Sharing the achievements of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) in the last four years, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation, revealed that the government is reviewing the status of Air India disinvestment despite not receiving any bids till the deadline of May 31, 2018. Nisha Verma Best years for aviation …

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Sunwing on board Hahn Air

The latest airline to come on board Hahn Air’s diversified system is Sunwing Airlines, a Canadian carrier, for which ticketing on the HR-169 document has been activated. TT Bureau Hahn Air recently signed an interline agreement with the Canadian leisure airline Sunwing Airlines (WG). According to a recent announcement, Hahn …

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Aviation sector shines bright

With the Union Cabinet approving a sum of  ₹ 5,082 crore for the upgradation and expansion of airport infrastructure at Lucknow, Chennai, and Guwahati airports, the aviation map of India is only going to shine. Nisha Verma The Union Cabinet has recently approved the construction of new brownfield airports in …

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Virgin direct from Chennai to UK?

Talking about the growth in places like Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai, David Hodges, Country Manager, India, Virgin Atlantic, says these cities offer some exciting new opportunities for direct flights. He goes on to talk about India as a viable source market for the airline. Peden Doma Bhutia Q Are you starting …

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