Aviation Newsletter - November 21 to 25, 2016

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | November 25, 2016 15:27 IST

This week, SpiceJet announces airfares starting at Rs 737, Airbnb signs MoU with SEWA. IIFL presents a weekly snapshot of all the major happenings in the aviation industry.

Top News
Airlines fly high as domestic air traffic spikes by 23% in October
The domestic air traffic market grew by 23% in October, continuing its over two-year run of double-digit growth on the back of cheap fares and rising connectivity. October witnessed 23.2% rise in the number of fliers at 86.72 lakh, against 70.39 lakh during the same month, last year. This is the 27th consecutive month that domestic traffic has registered double-digit growth. Read More
SpiceJet announces airfares starting at Rs 737
Budget carrier SpiceJet has unveiled an annual scheme offering tickets as low as Rs 737 (base fare) for travel to select destinations on its domestic routes. The bookings for SpiceJet sale, called 'Spicy Annual Sale', four day sale, will be open till midnight of 24 November, 2016. The SpiceJet offer is applicable on travel between 9 January 2017 to 28 October, 2017. This offer will be applicable on one way fares only and is applicable only on non-stop flights. Read More

Domestic News
Air India reports Rs 246 crore operating loss in April-June quarter
Air India reported an operational loss at Rs 246 crore in the quarter ended June 2016. The operating loss in the first quarter of this financial year has come down from Rs 315 crore in the year-ago period. Read More
Fly smart with GoAir for fares starting at Rs 736 (all-inclusive)
GoAir, one of India’s fastest growing airline, announced their special low fare offer starting at Rs 736 (all-inclusive) for the travel period from 09th January -31st March, 2017. Booking period is till 24th November, 2016. Read More
Airbnb signs MoU with SEWA to create tech-enabled rural livelihood opportunities
Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Self-Employed Women’s Association of India (SEWA). Through the partnership, Airbnb will work with SEWA members to help them share their homes with Airbnb’s community of international and domestic guests, creating economic opportunities for women in rural areas and promoting tourism spend in parts of India that have not traditionally benefited from tourism and hospitality. Read More
Prabhatam Aviation adds a new chapter in consolidating Regional Air Connectivity Network in Madhya Pradesh
India is setting new footprints in the Civil Aviation Industry by promoting Regional Air Connectivity Scheme to facilitate and stimulate regional air connectivity by making it affordable to every citizen across the country.  This will mobilize the optimum density of Regional Air connectivity traffic movement bringing the smallest cities and tourist destinations on the Civil Aviation network of India.  Read More



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