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Analysis of fleet share vs. passenger share in the Indian airline industry

Every month passengers are bombarded with statistics by various airlines in India. Best on-time performance, largest market share, most preferred airline …… the list is endless. Mathematical logic would dictate that an airline with the largest fleet of aircraft will have also have the largest share of the market, but an analysis of the passenger market share vs. the fleet …

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JetLite unveils new crew uniforms and cabin branding

JetLite, the former Air Sahara and now wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd, has unveiled a new uniform for its staff as the airline commences a strategy of brand enhancement. Unlike the very modern and western look projected by the cabin crew uniforms of parent Jet Airways, the new blue and white uniforms of JetLite, with their embroidered …

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SpiceJet review – Q3 results, preparations for international operations, new aircraft

India’s second largest value carrier, SpiceJet, has been in the news over the last ten days with a variety of announcements. Maintenance contract with MAS-GMR Aerospace Engineering Company Ltd. and MAS Aerospace Engineering (MAE) SpiceJet has signed a three year maintenance support agreement with MAE for the carrier’s fleet of all Boeing 737-800 and 737-900ER aircraft. SpiceJet is the launch …

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SpiceJet, Jet Airways group launch special monsoon 5 day advance purchase fares

The monsoon season is upon India, finally, though the spectre of drought is not fully removed. This is a traditionally low season for air travel and SpiceJet has launched special five day advance purchase fares to encourage travel during this period. Tickets to all 18 SpiceJet destinations are available starting from Rs. 2,429 all inclusive. For full details visit SpiceJet …

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Domestic passenger traffic rises 20% in May

Buoyed by the summer holiday season and the continuing rise in the Indian economy, domestic passenger traffic rose by almost 20% to 3.93 million in May from 3.315 million passengers in April. There was no significant change in the market shares of the various airlines, but the low cost carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet, Go Air and JetLite have continued increasing their …

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Special low fares from IndiGo, SpiceJet, JetLite and Jet Airways

The offers are just too many to list, but in short after the bonanza for international travellers courtesy Singapore Airlines, Emirates, British Airways and Lufthansa, there is now a bonanza for domestic travellers, courtesy IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetLite, and SpiceJet. I would assume that Kingfisher too would have some scheme but I have not received any information from the airline. …

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JetLite flight forced to make three landing attempts due to faulty ILS at Delhi airport

A Jetlite Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SJH performing flight S2-320 from Kolkata to New Delhi with 140 persons on board, was forced to make three landing attempts due to weather and a fault Instrument Landing System at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. The flight was on approach to New Delhi’s runway 29, when a thunderstorm went into its final approach …

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GoAir joins low fare fight with IndiGo and SpiceJet

The Mint is reporting that GoAir recently started offering uniform fares, inclusive of surcharges and other taxes, for purchases made 21 days in advance. For short sectors, defined as less than 750 kms travel distance, the airline will charge Rs 1,700 a ticket and Rs 2,700 for distances greater than 750 kms. According to the company statement, in effect a …

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JetLite Boeing 737-800 returns to Kolkata after engine fire – Update 1

JetLite Boeing 737-300A JetLite Boeing 737-800 performing flight S2-361 from Kolkata to Guwahati, India, returned to Kolkata airport, after the crew declared an emergency after the left hand engine caught fire shortly after take-off at 0629 local 0059 GMT, January 17, 2009. The crew shut the engine down, activated fire extinguisher, and stopped the fire. The plane landed 0648 local. …

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Jet Airways & Jetlite slash domestic air fares

Following the announcement by alliance partner, Kingfisher, Jet Airways, announced “substantial” reduction in basic fares on Economy class, on all its domestic flights with immediate effect. The special fares are lowered by as much as 40%, but fuel surcharges remain high. The economy class basic fares will be as low as Mumbai – Delhi INR 2,000; Mumbai – Kolkata INR …

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Jet Airways to pay travel agents commission

The travel agents appear to have won Round 1 of the “Zero Commission” battle. Less than four days after the agents decided to boycott Jet Airways and low cost subsidiary JetLite, Jet Airways announced restoration of the travel agents’ commissions. As per the release from Jet Airways, Recognizing the difficult economic environment for the travel industry as a whole, Jet …

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Jetlite’s Q2 loss at Rs 273cr, exceeds net worth

PTI reports, Jet Airways’ unlisted subsidiary, low-cost airline JetLite, had incurred a loss after tax of Rs 273 crore ($54.6 million) for the second quarter ended September 30, which made the accumulated losses of the erstwhile Sahara Airlines exceed its net worth. While declaring its results of the second quarter ended September 30, Jet Airways had said the subsidiary had …

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Jet Airways and JetLite reduce fuel surcharge

I was just reading an article on Business Standard about no fare cuts by Jet and JetLite, and in the background, I get this news from Jet and JetLite. From tomorrow, December 6, 2008, JetLite has announced a reduction in applicable passenger fuel surcharges on all domestic routes. For routes under 750 kms, the fuel surcharge is reduced by Rs. …

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JetLite introduces New Delhi Gorakhpur service

JetLite introduces a direct flight connecting Gorakhpur to Delhi five times a week with immediate effect. The flight operated by 50 – seater Canadian Regional Jet -200 Series will give connections to passengers from Gorakhpur to major metros like Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Ahmedabad, via New Delhi. Flight S2 6125 will depart New Delhi at 1430 hrs and arrive Gorakhpur …

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