Aviation Newsletter - October 10 to 14, 2016

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | October 14, 2016 18:18 IST

This week saw Jet Airways announce a Dussehra bonanza on international and domestic travel. IIFL presents a weekly snapshot of all the major happenings in the aviation industry.

Top News
Jet Airways to connect Kozhikode and Sharjah with a new daily service
Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, is set to launch a daily service from Kozhikode to Sharjah, further expanding its already-extensive network connecting Southern India to the Gulf. Read More
News Infocus
Airports: The next battleground for retailers in India?
Given the increasing number of air passengers every year in India and a crunch for quality retail space being faced by many foreign and domestic retailers across metros, airports are emerging as the next battleground for retailers. Following in the footsteps of major transit points globally, both the Delhi and Mumbai airports now offer a good tenant mix and demand for retail space is expected to rise at other busy airports too. Read More
Domestic News
Jet Airways announces Dussehra bonanza on international and domestic travel
Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, announced a special Dussehra offer - effective midnight of October 12 – for six days, for guests flying from India across the airline's entire network. Read More
GAA SpeedJet aviation partners with Jet Airways to train students at Mumbai Airport
GAA SpeedJet Aviation, a partnership between Gulf Aviation Academy and domestic aviation training institute SpeedJet Aviation, recently tied up with Private carrier Jet Airways to provide on-ground training to its students from the current batch of cabin crew and ground staff. Jet Airways offered students lessons in ground duties - including airport check-in, passenger and cargo handling at T2 terminal of the Mumbai international airport. Read More
GoAir begins operations from Hyderabad
GoAir, one of India’s fastest growing low cost carrier, which recently announced the addition of Hyderabad as its 23rd destination on its network commenced operations from Hyderabad. The new Hyderabad schedule introduces daily non-stop flights connecting Hyderabad to Chennai, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata. Hyderabad will also be connected to Port Blair via Bangalore which will provide leisure travelers additional travel option. Read More
Goibibo launches “Live Flight Tracking”
Online travel aggregator, Goibibo has introduced the feature of live flight tracking for 1824 daily flight schedules. The same has been launched for both domestic and international flights. Read More
International News
Singapore Airlines announces special fares to New Zealand
Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce special, Economy Class fares for passengers travelling from India to three key,New Zealand gateways – Auckland, Christchurch andWellington. Read More
Etihad Airways receives Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating
Etihad Airways has received the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating - the most coveted quality standard in the airline industry, further strengthening its position as a leader in innovative guest experience, service and hospitality. Read More



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