Jet Airways reported results for the first quarter (Q1) of the fiscal year 2017-18 (FY2018 or FY18) yesterday. The results were a mixed bag and showed both areas of improvement and concern. Bangalore Aviation presents an analysis by an external industry professional as the editor of the site owns shares in the airline. The external analyst prefers to remain anonymous. …Read More »
Monthly Archives: September 2017
Bangalore Aviation is now a secure HTTPS website
Dear Readers I am happy to announce that we have implemented HTTPS protocols and made Bangalore Aviation in to a secure website. You will now notice a lock in the address bar of your browser when you come to your favourite aviation site. While we are not the first, we are one of the few blog web-sites who have undertaken …Read More »
New Delhi Bangalore cheapest in world’s ‘Top 20’ busiest routes
An analysis by Bangalore Aviation of a report by website Routesonline shows New Delhi Bangalore is the lowest cost route among the world’s ‘Top 20’ busiest routes for July 2017. Delhi Bangalore most economical The New Delhi Bengaluru route cost an average base fare of ₹4,830 (approx $75.31) or ₹2.84 per kilometre for the 1,703 kilometre distance between the two …Read More »
Has the UDAN Regional Connectivity Scheme failed to take-off?
The Ministry of Civil Aviation recently announced revisions to the Regional Connectivity Scheme better known as UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik). The revisions and other industry developments show that the scheme has failed to takeoff. This is also reflects the hurried way in which the scheme was put out and the lack of consensus building and consultation. As a …Read More »
IndiGo is the largest LCC in Asia, India largest country
A report in the Aviation Network News and Analysis site (ANNA), shows India’s IndiGo as the largest single low cost carrier in Asia. Using data sourced from the Official Airline Guide, ANNA reports, IndiGo grew 14.4% compared to last year, to 35.11 million departing seats in the Summer 2017 schedule. It jumped ahead of Indonesia’s Lion Air which grew 8.8% …Read More »
BREAKING: Is Wolfgang Prock-Schauer leaving Go Airlines?
Rumours are abuzz regarding a leadership change at the Wadia promoted Go Airlines. Bangalore Aviation has reviewed an internal memo circulated to employees which speaks about a corporate realignment. While the operational heads continue to report to the CEO, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, revenue and finance responsibilities have been shifted to the Chairman/Managing Director and promoter Mr. Jehangir Wadia for “final approval”. …Read More »