Thursday, March 17, 2016

Air Canada increases Delhi frequencies

Air Canada has officially confirmed that it will be increasing frequencies to DEL-Delhi, India effective 30OCT. Currently, it operates 4 times per week using a B789 nonstop and from the W16 season, these will be raised to daily using the same aircraft type. 

AC has been witnessing good loads on this recently launched service and with oil prices being low + using a fuel efficient aircraft to operate a low yielding route like this one, its sustainability is viable. 

Monday, March 14, 2016

Air India increases Milan

Air India has officially announced that due to increasing demand for its Milan bound flights versus Rome, it shall be adjusting capacity accordingly for its Italy bound services from the on set of the IATA S16 season.

MXP/DEL - frequencies shall be increased from 3 to 4 weekly nonstop using a B788

FCO/DEL - frequencies shall be reduced from 4 to 3 weekly nonstop using a B788

The point to point demand between India to MXP/FCO in 2015 was as follows:



Emirates upgrades Vienna to A380

Emirates has officially announced that it will be increasing capacity on its popular Vienna service effective 01JUL16 as the carrier looks to take full advantage of the increasing point to point demand being now monopolized by them after the suspension of Austrian Airlines from this route. 

The rotation that has been increased in capacity from a daily B77W to A380 is EK 127/128 which departs DXB at 0855 and VIE at 1505 each respectively. The point to point demand between VIE and DXB in 2015 was 158,000 passengers which is quite impressive.