Where will you fly next with an Indian airline?

Airlines in India are taking a hard look at their international route plans to fly back into profitability. This will help by keeping some sectors competitive, others will see fares go up in the days to come as options come down

A recent profitability analysis of the international network of Air India revealed that 173 of the 175 international routes do not even recover the cost of the flight, which quite simply indicates one of the reasons why the airline is going under the burden of losses on an ongoing basis. It seems like this has forced the hand of other airlines which have also been making losses on various routes, and use the global economic crisis to cut their losses.

Jet Airways has recently closed down its Mumbai-Johannesburg flights (with effect from 12 June 2012) after only two years of operations. It has announced the closure of its flight from Brussels to New York JFK from 10 September 2012. Jet Airways had two daily services to New York from Brussels (Newark and New York JFK) and the other one continues for the time being. While there are many guesses floating around on why Jet Airways pulled out, it seems they are preparing to take advantage of the...

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Hiring a private jumbo aircraft to be a reality in India

UK-based air charter broker company would be providing commercial jet services in India with 20 to 500 seats to move group of any size

 

New Delhi: Hiring the world's biggest planes like Airbus 380 or Boeing 747 Jumbo will soon become a reality in India, reports PTI.

UK-based air charter broker company Air Partner has joined hands with InterGlobe Established Private Limited (THE ESTD) - a subsidiary of InterGlobe Enterprises - to launch a range of private aviation products from small aircraft to super Jumbos.

Announcing the strategic partnership on Wednesday, Mark Briffa, CEO Air Partner said "THE ESTD is an ideal partner, with strong brand, reliability, knowledge and understanding of India's corporate and luxury travel sector. This partnership gives Air Partner a great platform from which we can launch services and products into a growing and lucrative market".

"We would be providing commercial jet services, which charters airliners with 20 to 500 seats to move group of any size", he said claiming, "the company could even provide the world's biggest aircraft -- Airbus 380 or Boeing 747 Jumbo -- if the customer is ready to pay and the plane is...

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Live From A Lounge: Benefit from airline alliances

Airlines frequently band together to offer flyers of another airline facilities and benefits they’d usually offer to their own customers. How can you benefit from it?

 

Most airlines do not have the wherewithal to reach out to the entire globe and cover all destinations a passenger might want to fly to. That led to the birth of airline alliances, where airlines come to an agreement...

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