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IndiGo announces new flights between Ras Al Khaimah and Hyderabad

IndiGo announces new flights between Ras Al Khaimah and Hyderabad

IndiGo, India’s top airline, has announced new international flights between Hyderabad and Ras Al Khaimah w.e.f. on June 15, 2023. For visitors and business travellers, these additional enhancements to the summer timetable will expand accessibility, improve mobility, and offer more flight options.

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Ras Al-Khaimah is the fourth city in the emirates, the eleventh place to go in the Middle East, the 26th international place, and the 100th place altogether in the 6E network. Along with beaches and the Hazar mountains, tourists can explore the natural world and authentic offerings. In Ras Al-Khaimah, popular tourist attractions are Sunset at Zipline in Jebel Jais Dhayah Fort, the National Museum, and Khatt Springs are a few of the sights on the slope of Jebel Jais. RAK is a well-liked location for leisure visitors, destination weddings, and incentives targeting the MICE segment.

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Hyderabad is a great destination for tourists as it has a variety of popular tourist attractions like Charminar, Golconda Fort, Salar Jung Museum, and many more. It is also well known for its first-rate medical services.

Customers who wish to plan their travel can book tickets via our official website www.goIndiGo.in. The introduction of these flights will further bolster the airline’s domestic and international connectivity.

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Air India collaborates with BIAL to boost Bengaluru as aviation hub

Air India collaborates with BIAL to boost Bengaluru as aviation hub

In an effort to establish Bengaluru as a key aviation hub for southern India and increase air travel connectivity to and from India over the next years, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) and Air India, the country’s top international carrier, have entered into an agreement.

An important turning point in the Indian aviation sector has been reached with this agreement. For the next five years, Air India, BIAL, and the other Tata Group airlines, Vistara and AIX, will work together to improve international connectivity, operational effectiveness, and the traveller experience.

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This entails creating a specialised domestic lounge for elite and regular passengers of Tata Group airlines Air India and Vistara as well as bolstering the group’s presence at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB or BLR airport) through an improved network.

air india airlines and the Karnataka government have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop extensive Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) facilities at BLR airport as part of this effort. This demonstrates Air India‘s resolve to fortify its position in Bengaluru and gradually broaden its worldwide reach in order to satisfy the increasing demand for direct long-haul flights that start in Southern India.

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This collaboration will boost the MRO ecosystem and is expected to create more than 1,200 new jobs in the state for highly qualified workers. “Airline-airport synergy is key to elevated customer experience and efficient operations,” stated Campbell Wilson, Managing Director and CEO of Air India. airindia flights “Bengaluru is highly attractive as an origin and destination market as well as a connecting hub.”

As a result, we are happy to be enhancing our partnership with BIAL in order to establish a larger presence at the airport, increase air connectivity, and construct a sizable MRO centre. An important turning point in Air India’s continuous development has been reached with this collaboration arrangement.

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Spirit Airlines to Cut 260 Pilot Jobs as Part of Financial Restructuring Strategy

Spirit Airlines to Cut 260 Pilot Jobs as Part of Financial Restructuring Strategy

Today, Spirit Airlines, Inc. stated that it has achieved a deal with Airbus to push back all order aircraft from the second quarter of 2025 through the end of 2026 to 2030–2031.

The direct-lease aircraft, one for each of the second and third quarters of 2025, that are slated for delivery during that time are not included in these deferrals. Over the next two years, Spirit’s cash situation will strengthen by about $340 million through the agreement with Airbus.

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The aircraft that are currently being ordered from Airbus and slated for delivery in 2027–2029 have not changed. Spirit revealed that it will be furloughing about 260 pilots as of September 1, 2024, as a result of aircraft grounded due to Pratt & Whitney GTF engine availability issues as well as the aircraft deferrals for 2025 and 2026.

Spirit and Pratt & Whitney recently stated that they have reached a compensation deal over Spirit’s GTF engines. Over the course of the agreement, spirit airlines furlough is expected to have improved liquidity by $150 million to $200 million. In the upcoming months, Spirit will also keep an eye on how best to use its present base of financeable assets to add further liquidity.

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Additionally, Spirit’s purchase agreement’s optional aircraft had their exercise dates postponed by two years due to the Airbus change. The total number of aircraft ordered remains unchanged, nor do Spirit’s options for more aircraft.The Company has been and will keep implementing sensible measures to guarantee the stability of its balance sheet and continuing business operations. These measures include evaluating potential refinancing options for bonds and upcoming debt maturities.

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Etihad Airways Unveils Newest Middle Eastern Destination

Etihad Airways Unveils Newest Middle Eastern Destination

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the addition of Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia, to its expanding list of destinations, bringing its total number of Saudi gateways to four.

The move is part of an effort to expand the airline’s network and improve connectivity across the Middle East. The airline plans to increase its reach by starting flights to one of the most fascinating areas of Saudi Arabia. Starting on June 24, 2024, Etihad will operate four weekly flights directly connecting Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) between Al Qassim and Abu Dhabi’s Zayed International Airport.

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“A remarkable journey from beginning to end is guaranteed by the outstanding experience that awaits them at Zayed International Airport – Terminal A, new home, which redefines the standards for travel comfort and service excellence.”

Al Qassim, known for its vibrant markets, rich cultural history, and green date palm plantations, provides the ideal fusion of modern attractions with ancient Saudi culture. This new route is intended to satisfy the needs of tourists wanting a genuine exploration of Saudi Arabia’s rich cultural and historical heritage as well as business travellers looking for new opportunities.

Beginning on June 15, Etihad is launching flights to Antalya and Jaipur, which were announced in February, as well as expanding the frequency of its services to several important destinations.

There will be three more weekly flights to Thiruvananthapuram and Amman, for a total of 10 and 14, respectively. Three more flights to Cairo for a total of 24, an increase to 17 in Karachi, and 20 weekly flights to Colombo are among the additional services.

The most recent expansion increases Etihad’s weekly flight count by 33 per cent, from 642 in the summer of last year to 855 in 2024. It also broadens the airline’s destination network from 65 to 76, greatly improving global connectivity.

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