Monthly Archives: January 2013

Meaning of Capacity Dumping in Aviation

The field of aviation is highly competitive and quite complex to understand. Even the pricing of the air tickets is a juggernaut that is not easy to understand. Add to it the various operational strategies which the airlines might adopt … Continue reading

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Free flight tickets for national integration

The recent launch of the free flight tickets by the LCC AirAsia in Malaysia for routes between Sabah and Sarawak and the mainland peninsula saw the Prime Minister Mr Razak participating in the launch event of his dream scheme of … Continue reading

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Sharklets on IndiGo Planes to Reduce Fuel Consumption

The new thing happening at IndiGo Airlines is the installation of the Sharklet device on its A320s. IndiGo operates the Airbus family of single aisle A320s only and currently has about 62 operating airplanes. In addition to these, there is … Continue reading

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Air India ranks 3rd in Airline Safety, From Bottom of the list

This is one distinction which Air India could have done without. In a recent report on airline safety, the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) has analyzed the crash data of about 60 airlines of the world for the … Continue reading

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Soft Air Tickets Still A Security Concern

When there is a movement to take the aviation to a new age where the passengers will face the least hurdles in boarding their planes and where aviation will contribute significantly to the cause of greener planet earth by cutting … Continue reading

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DGCA gets the Rap From SC Over Transaction Fees, Price Volatility

The regulator of civil aviation in India, the DGCA, seems to have failed at regulating its own self by not bringing into effect the provisions of its own circular which does not permit the levy of transaction fees by the … Continue reading

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DGCA Reports On The Complaints Metrics Of Indian Carriers

This is one metrics which the airlines and the prospective passengers will be looking down quite seriously since it is a report of their performance and a measure of the extent of customer satisfaction achieved by the airlines. The Indian … Continue reading

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