Showing posts with label Chennai. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chennai. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

► INDIA: South African Airways, Jet Airways sign codeshare deal.

After suspending its South African operations in June 2012, India's Jet Airways (9W) is to return to the South African market, albeit under a codeshare agreement SAA logowith South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and the only airline with non-stop flights between Mumbai and Johannesburg. The code share opens for Sale effective April 16th 2013, for travel effective April 18th 2013.

Monday, April 15, 2013

► INDIA: Ethiopian Airlines eyeing Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata with more to come.

Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is considering dramatically expanding its Indian market presence in the coming months the Star Alliance carrier's Senior Vice President for Global Sales, Esayas Woldemariam Hailu, has said.

Monday, March 4, 2013

► THAILAND: Air Austral switches Chennai/Bangkok flights to night time ops from late March.

Air AustralRéunion-based carrier Air Austral (UU), from 31MAR13, is to adjust its operational schedule on its St. Denis de la Réunion – Chennai (Madras) – Bangkok service. Currently, the airline operates morning and night-time departure from St. Denis, 1 weekly each. This will be changed to a night-time departure only.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

► INDIA: Air Mauritius adjusts India/Hong Kong ops during September.

Air MauritiusAirlineRoute reports that, as per the 21FEB13 GDS timetable and inventory display, Air Mauritius (MK), during the month of September 2013, is to adjust its operational aircraft in service to India and Hong Kong.

Friday, August 31, 2012

► MAURITIUS: Emirates to go 14x weekly as Air Mauritius, Air Austral & Air Madagascar band together to survive.

EmiratesBucking the ongoing trend amongst European carriers of reducing their frequencies to the Indian Ocean island, Dubai based mega-carrier, Emirates (EK), has announced an increase in its weekly frequencies from 11x weekly to 12x weekly from 28 October 2012, with the route going 14x weekly from 28 November 2012.

Emirates: Dubai, UAE - Port Louis, Mauritius
- EK3705/3706 operate Day 23456 from 28 October 2012 until 27 November 2012
  • EK701 DXB 0310 – 0940 MRU 773 | 2457
  • EK3703 DXB 0310 – 0940 MRU 773 | 136
  • EK3705 DXB 1000 – 1645 MRU 773 | 1234567
  • EK3706 MRU 1820 – 0110+1 DXB 773 | 1234567
  • EK702 MRU 2320 – 0555+1 DXB 773 | 2457
  • EK3704 MRU 2320 – 0555+1 DXB 773 | 136

Friday, May 18, 2012

► RÉUNION: Air Austral quits Sydney, Nouméa; starts Bangkok via Chennai.

Air Austral
Reunion-based carrier Air Austral (UU), has decided to cancel its two weekly flights to Nouméa, New Caledonia, via Sydney, Australia with effect from 28 October 2012, in what is seen as a knock on effect of the continuing Euro-zone crisis that has been affecting airlines the world over.
Air Austral
Air Austral Boeing 777
The French Overseas Territory carrier had initially planned to axe the route, along with several others to the French mainland beginning summer of this year, but later reconsidered.
"An Air Austral Boeing 777 has been linking Noumea with Paris, flying via Sydney and La Reunion since early 2009.

In December, the airline said the high cost of jet fuel forced the suspension of the flights but in February it decided to keep flying the route. The latest change has been due to ongoing losses.

New Caledonia’s daily paper says the end of the service has caused concern among travellers whose route to France is now likely to be almost exclusively via Japan."

In other Air Austral related news, the carrier has announced via Twitter, a new service to Bangkok via Chennai, India to be operated with a Boeing 737-800. No schedule has yet been released.