Air France launched Joon last year targetting Millennials. Looks like, the new CEO is abandoning the project as there is brand confusion and it hasn’t worked well with passengers.
The WOW Air-Icelandair takeover deal went south yesterday. But overnight, WOW Air seems to have found a new investor in Indigo Partners who’ve invested in a number of LCCs.
Jet Airways is consolidating their international routes in December. They are further shutting down 2 international stations in February. In addition, they may be pursuing a big push in the Saudi Arabian market.
Jet Airways posts a second consecutive quarterly loss. This time to the tune of INR 1297 crores. As of now, the company has a negative net worth. We go behind the results and what stands in the way of them coming to profits.
Air Canada currently operates a 4x weekly year-round service to Mumbai from Toronto. Air Canada Mumbai to Toronto flight will now only operate in Winters from 2019.
Air India had nearly 15% of their narrowbody fleet grounded in September’18 due to lack of spare. While all A319s are back in the fleet, last 6 Air India A321 will rejoin the roster by December’18.
Captain Arvind Kathpalia failed the pre-flight Breathalyzer test when he reported for operating AI111 to London on November 11. This is the second time in 2 years, he is involved in an incident relating to Breathalyzer.
IndiGo had placed an order for 430 A320s. Now, they are moving for bigger planes, with a conversion of 150 of these A320s to the bigger A321neo aircraft. These planes are expected to power their long-haul international ambitions for now!
Jet Airways seems to be underway in consolidating their International network. Jet seems to be ready to cut the cord on pulling out from international routes of non-hubs and non-focus cities for now.
Aeroflot used to operate a Mumbai to Moscow nonstop flight back in the day. Now, Ural Airlines are launching a nonstop flight on Mumbai to Moscow route from March 31, 2019.
Etihad has introduced a new Economy Space cabin onboard its widebody aircraft. Etihad Economy Space seats feature up to 36 inches of legroom. This should considerably make life better for those who want to fly with more space in economy.