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A Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER landing in Amsterdam. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Jet Airways Seeking Fresh Bids

Indian carrier Jet Airways has announced that it will be reopening its expression of interest (EOI) process in a move to potentially attract new investors. After ceasing operations this past April, the insolvency process for the airline saw the reassignment of its slots to other carriers and the repossession of its fleet by lessors and banks. Still, as of July, the carrier claims that it has just 12 aircraft in its fleet. This will be another attempt to attract investors…

Air India Makes Some Progress Towards Privatization

It is now expected that the official expression of interest for privatizing Air India should be done by the end of November, after a delay of a month in the drawn-out process for privatization. The committee overseeing the privatization was supposed to have it ready by the end of October…

London’s Stansted Airport Kicks Off First Service to India

Air India's first service to London's Stansted airport celebrated its inaugural flight on Thursday. The service from Amritsar in India - numbered AI 166 - is operated by a Boeing 787-8 aircraft and will fly three times a week, departing Stansted on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The route marks the…

IndiGo Places Massive Firm Order for A320neo Jets

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has placed an order for 300 A320neo family aircraft in what has been labeled as one of Airbus' largest orders coming from a single carrier. The order is spread out in a mix of A320neos, A321neos and the recently launched A321XLR and is valued at a…

Virgin Atlantic Strengthens Manchester Services, Boosts Winter Gatwick Frequencies

Virgin Atlantic announced it will enhance its services from Manchester Airport, one of its secondary hubs in Northern England. The airline will increase frequencies on the Manchester-New York route by 65 percent and launch a three times weekly service to Barbados this winter. Nearly 30,000 additional seats will be offered…

GoAir Potentially Seeking IPO

Indian airline GoAir is a low-cost carrier based in Mumbai that operates a fleet of 51 Airbus A320 aircraft, holding roughly 8.4 percent of market share making it the fifth largest airline in India. The airline is currently held by the Wadia family and appears to be seeking an IPO.…

GoAir Potentially Seeking IPO

Indian airline GoAir is a low-cost carrier based in Mumbai that operates a fleet of 51 Airbus A320 aircraft, holding roughly 8.4 percent of market share making it the fifth largest airline in India. The airline is currently held by the Wadia family and appears to be seeking an IPO.…

India Seeks to Create Domestic Aircraft Leasing

India is undoubtedly a large and growing aviation market. A liberalized approach to aviation and the country’s strengthened economic position in the world has helped it become one of the fastest-growing markets, doubling in the past seven years. This fast-paced growth is expected to continue as more and more of…

India Seeks to Create Domestic Aircraft Leasing

India is undoubtedly a large and growing aviation market. A liberalized approach to aviation and the country’s strengthened economic position in the world has helped it become one of the fastest-growing markets, doubling in the past seven years. This fast-paced growth is expected to continue as more and more of…

India Seeks to Create Domestic Aircraft Leasing

India is undoubtedly a large and growing aviation market. A liberalized approach to aviation and the country’s strengthened economic position in the world has helped it become one of the fastest-growing markets, doubling in the past seven years. This fast-paced growth is expected to continue as more and more of…