Monthly Archives: April 2012

From No-Frills To Fewer-Frills: Low-Cost Travel On Long-Haul International Flights

Growth is important for the survival of the airlines, whether it is the legacy network carriers or the low-cost carriers (LCCs) operating in the niche, short-haul markets. Since the LCCs operate in the niche segment under many self-imposed restrictions and … Continue reading

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How Indigo Airlines Controls Its Costs?

LCCs, or the low-cost carriers, have their businesses modeled on providing cheap air tickets to the customers. For this purpose, they try to achieve the operational efficiencies to the maximum and focus on the main demands and needs of the … Continue reading

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FDI In Aviation: Why Will Anyone Buy Loss-Makers?

There are speculations in the aviation industry that the government may take a policy decision on approving the foreign direct investment in the aviation sector, allowing foreign investors to take up to 49 percent stake in domestic carriers such as … Continue reading

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Success Mantra Of Indigo Airlines: A No-frills Approach to Aviation

When it began operations in the domestic aviation sector of India in 2006, no one would have bet on what this airline could achieve in the next five years. Pitted against the deep-pocketed competitors and even the state owned airlines, … Continue reading

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The Two Perspectives On New Billing Cycle

This is what most of the Indian travel agencies have been suspecting for long. IATA has given its go ahead for the new billing cycle. The BSP, as is called in the common travel parlance, referring to the billing settlement … Continue reading

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Best Ways To Get Cheap Air Tickets For Summer Vacations

The summers are around the corner and the people are already firming the plans to visit different destinations on their summer vacations. While the plans would be underway in many households to find the right destinations and what all to … Continue reading

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Best Ways To Get Cheap Air Tickets For Summer Vacations

The summers are around the corner and the people are already firming the plans to visit different destinations on their summer vacations. While the plans would be underway in many households to find the right destinations and what all to … Continue reading

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