IndiGo has filed to launch flights on Delhi – London Gatwick route in 2019. A new development indicates SpiceJet may be planning to expand to London from two Indian cities in 2019.
Hyatt opened a Hyatt Place Goa in 2016. They have rebranded it and opened it as Hyatt Centric Goa. Hyatt is shifting the property from a minimalist one to a millennial one.
IndiGo seems to plan an entry into London in 2019. Jet Airways is also planning to add a second daily flight on Delhi – London Heathrow route, to keep their lead going on all the other airlines serving the metro market to London.
It is out in the open that IndiGo wants to add flights to London. But what we didn’t know so far was when and how? IndiGo will be adding flights to London Gatwick from March 31, 2019.
Indian aviation market is growing at a rapid pace at the backdrop of capacity induction by airlines in India. Airlines in India took deliveries at the rate of more than 1 aircraft every 3 days in 2018.
Hyatt is registering a slow but steady growth in Indian market. Hyatt will open up 5 more hotels in India in 2019. This will be in addition to Alila Diwa, Goa and Alila Fort Bishangarh, Jaipur coming under Hyatt in 2019.
Air India has introduced Bid for Upgrades. You can now bid to upgrade to Business Class or First class on your next Air India flight.
Qatar Airways already has a stake in Air Italy (49%), IAG (20%), LATAM (10%) and Cathay Pacific (9.99%). They have now bought a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines.
Qatar Airways is upgrading the second Doha-New York JFK frequency to an A350-1000 from March 31. They will also upgrade Doha-Singapore frequency to 3x daily A350K. With this, all Qatar Airways flights to New York and Singapore will be operated by A350-1000.
Every year, Mumbai airport has some sort of runway closure for maintenance. Mumbai airport will close both the runways for three days a week from February 7 to March 30, 2019.
Philippine airlines will launch a new nonstop flight on New Delhi-Manila route. The flight will be operated by an Airbus A321neo.