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Almost 50 Aircrafts Of IndiGo, GoFirst Grounded Due To Unavailability Of Parts

After Introducing more no of aircraft in India, Domestic air passenger traffic increased by 18.31 percent in October to 59.25 lakh passengers – up from 50.08 lakh ferried in the corresponding month last year.According to data furnished by the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), year-on-year basis there was an increase of over 8.61 percent in the passenger traffic.”Passengers carried by domestic airlines during Jan-Oct 2014 were 550.68 lakh as against 507.03 lakh during the corresponding period of previous year thereby registering a growth of 8.61 percent,” DGCA said in a statement.

The data showed that low-cost carrier


IndiGo achieved the highest market share at 31.9 percent





Air  India at 19.5 percentage 





Spice Jet at 17.3 percent,





Jet Airways at 16.4 percent,





GoAir at 8.5 percent 




JetLite at 4.1 percent.





Air Costa  1.1 percentage 

Air Costa fleet - in action



Air Asia 1.1 percentage




Highest overall occupancy in this month

  • Air India achieved 83.5 percent,
  • SpiceJet at 80.1 percent,
  • Air Costa at 78.1 percent,
  • AirAsia India at 76.2 percent,
  • IndiGo at 76.8,
  • JetLite at 75.8 percent,
  • Jet Airways at 73.1 percent
  • GoAir at 72.6 percent.

As per the source Indigo Airlines is about purchase new Air fleets in domestic routes and International, Increasing in passenger travels rates in airport it may boost up the indigo airlines in 2015. another side  by through review on changing Indian Government also made huge changes over the Air India, market shares which is remarkable to other airlines . its clearly shows the time efficiency and service is really maters over the passenger


News Source : msn , JETLINE marvel.



Alaska Airlines Acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines Reshapes the Air Travel Landscape

Alaska Airlines' Acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines Reshapes the Air Travel Landscape

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) and Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) jointly announced today the execution of a definitive agreement, signifying Alaska Airlines’ acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines at a cash price of $18.00 per share. The total transaction value stands at approximately $1.9 billion, encompassing Hawaiian Airlines’ net debt of $0.9 billion.

The combination of complementary domestic, international, and cargo networks

This strategic union is poised to open up an array of additional destinations, providing consumers with increased choices in crucial air service options across the Pacific region, Continental United States, and globally.

The transaction is anticipated to establish a robust platform for growth and competition in the U.S., offering enduring employment opportunities, ongoing community investments, and a commitment to environmental stewardship.

Key Points:

  1. Acquisition Overview:
    • Alaska Air Group to acquire Hawaiian Holdings for $18.00 per share in an all-cash transaction, totaling approximately $1.9 billion.
    • Combined company aims to maintain the strong, high-quality brands of Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines.
  2. Fleet Expansion and Network Reach:
    • Creates the fifth-largest U.S. airline with a fleet of 365 narrow and wide-body airplanes.
    • Enables access to 138 destinations through combined networks and over 1,200 destinations via the oneworld Alliance.
  3. Hub Development and Connectivity:
    • Honolulu to become a key hub for the combined airline, offering expanded services to the Continental U.S., Asia, and the Pacific.
    • Tripling the number of destinations from Hawai‘i to North America, while maintaining robust Neighbor Island service.
  4. Commitment to Hawai‘i:
    • Strong commitment to Hawai‘i, ensuring robust Neighbor Island air service.
    • Aiming for a more competitive platform supporting growth, job opportunities, community investment, and environmental stewardship.
  5. Employee and Union Commitment:
    • Commitment to maintaining and growing the union-represented workforce in Hawai‘i.
    • Immediate value creation with at least $235 million of expected run-rate synergies.
  6. Investor Call and Timeline:
    • Investor conference call scheduled for today at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. HT.
    • Anticipated closing of the transaction within 12-18 months.
  7. Strategic and Financial Rationale:
    • Complementary networks to enhance competition and provide greater choice for consumers.
    • Preservation of both Alaska and Hawaiian Airlines’ brands on a single operating platform.
    • Expected to deliver high single-digit earnings accretion for Alaska Airlines within the first two years.
  8. Community and Sustainability Commitment:
    • Focus on growth in union-represented jobs and strong operational presence in Hawai‘i.
    • Commitment to environmental stewardship, aligning with Alaska Airlines’ five-part path to net zero by 2040.
  9. Synergies and Accretion:
    • Expected run-rate synergies of at least $235 million.
    • Transaction multiple of 0.7 times revenue, approximately one third the average of recent airline transactions.
  10. Conditions to Close:
  • Approval by regulatory authorities and Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. shareholders.
  • Expected to close in 12-18 months, with the combined organization based in Seattle under the leadership of Alaska Airlines CEO Ben Minicucci.
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