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A Virgin Atlantic A330 departs from Washington Dulles International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Peter Weiland)

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 from Manchester compared to last year. Britain’s unofficial second flag carrier is also set to open a new Clubhouse lounge in Manchester next spring, as well as a refurbished Virgin…

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…

Vistara Acquires ex-Jet Airways Boeing 737s

In the continued gutting of Jet Airways, it has now been announced that Indian carrier Vistara will be leasing four Boeing 737-800 aircraft that originally belonged to Jet Airways. This is an attempt to grow the airline which currently has a five percent market share in India and also make…

Qatar Airways Looks to Take Further Hold of India Market

Just over a month ago, India's Jet Airways ceased all flights after running out of the funds necessary to continue operating. That shutdown had effects across the airline's route network. While that network did include destinations as far as North America and various others across Europe, a seemingly disproportionate amount…

Air India Offers Hefty Discounts to Compete with Low-Cost Carriers…

Air India announced that they will offer a 40 percent discount three hours before departure. The state-owned carrier said that customers can buy the discounted domestic tickets from all outlets which include Air India’s website, mobile app and booking counters. Air India is facing stiff competition with low-cost carriers’ competitive…

Air India Grounds Aircraft, Unable to Purchase Engines

Air India announced this weekend it has set aside nearly $100 million to get nearly 20 grounded narrowbody aircraft back in the air months after they were first pulled out of service due to engine troubles. Originally, the airline had planned to leave the aircraft sitting until the necessary funds…