Aviation Newsletter - November 28 to December 2, 2016

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 02, 2016 15:37 IST

This week, Spicejet, Musafir and Kiwi partner with ixigo for 1-click flight bookings. IIFL presents a weekly snapshot of all the major happenings in the aviation industry.

Top News
ATF price cut by 3.7%
Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel  price was cut by 3.7% while subsidised LPG rate was hiked by Rs 2.07 per cylinder, the seventh increase in cooking gas price in six months. ATF price was hiked by Rs 1,881 per kilolitre (kl), or 3.7% to Rs 48,379.63 per kl in Delhi. Read More
SpiceJet doubles net profit to Rs 59 crore in Q2 FY17
SpiceJet reported a net profit of Rs 58.9 crore for Q2 FY 2017 as against Rs.29 crore for the same quarter last year, an increase of 103%. Operating revenue for the quarter stood at Rs 1,400 crore a growth of 35%. Capacity deployed registered a growth of 38% over the same quarter last year. Read More

Domestic News
Spicejet, Musafir and Kiwi partner with ixigo for 1-click flight bookings
ixigo, India’s leading travel search marketplace has announced more partnerships for its flights search and booking platform. Spicejet, Musafir and Kiwi will now distribute their flights content through ixigo’s apps and website with 1-click instant bookings, reaching over 9 million users per month. mWith these partnerships, ixigo becomes the most comprehensive flight comparison mobile app for India with deals from 40+ flight partners including MakeMyTrip, Yatra, Cleartrip, Musafir, EaseMyTrip, Simplio, Tripsta, Jet Airways, Spicejet, Go Air, Emirates, Lufthansa and more. ixigoers can now also book international flights on Musafir, Cleartrip and Kiwi with the new ixibook option - an easy one tap in-app booking feature that enables users to book flight tickets directly on ixigo without having to redirect to a third-party site. Read More
AXISCADES and QuEST win engineering services contract from Airbus
Airbus has signed a strategic agreement with QuEST Globaland AXISCADES to provide a range of critical engineering services for all Airbus aircraft programmes as tier-1 suppliers. QuEST will provide services for the Wing and AXISCADES for the Fuselage. Read More
Ramco Systems gets order from G&D Integrated Administration
Ramco Systems’ subsidiary Ramco Systems Corporation, USA, has secured an order from G&D lntegrated Administration LLC, Morton IL, USA for Ramco ERP. Read More
International News
Turkish Airlines launches flights to Zanzibar
Already flying to 49 destinations in Africa, following the recent addition of Seychelles, Turkish Airlines is adding Zanzibar to its extensive flight network from December 13, 2016. This brings to 293 the total number of destinations that Europe’s Best Airline serves worldwide, and raise to 50 destinations in 31 African countries. Read More



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