Aviation assignment made by Heena Rana

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Aviation assignment
Made by: Heena Rana
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  1. 1. LOW COST AIRLINES INTRODUCTION: >>A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as nofrills, discount or budget carrier or airline) is an airline that offers generally low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. >>The concept originated in the United States before spreading to Europe in the early 1990s and subsequently to much of the rest of the world. >>The term originated within the airline industry referring to airlines with a lower operating cost structure than their competitors. >>While the term is often applied to any carrier with low ticket prices and limited services, regardless of their operating models, low-cost carriers should not be confused with regional airlines that operate short flights without service, or with full-service airlines offering some reduced fares. LIST OF LOW COST AIRLINES: Kingfisher airline Jetlite Indigo Spice Jet
  2. 2. KINGFISHER AIRLINE: >>Kingfisher Red, known formerly as Simplifly Deccan and prior to that as Air Deccan, is a low-cost airline run by Kingfisher Airlines. >> It is headquartered in Bangalore, India. >>Kingfisher Red is currently the only Indian low-cost airline to provide complimentary in-flight meals and bottled water to its passengers. >>Also, passengers can earn frequent flyer miles (called King Miles) for tickets booked on Kingfisher Red through the King Club loyalty program run by its parent Kingfisher Airlines. >>In-flight reading material is limited to a special edition of Cine Blitz magazine printed exclusively for Kingfisher Red.
  3. 3. Kingfisher Red IATA ICAO Callsign IT KFR KINGFISHER 25 August 2003 Founded (as Air Deccan) Main article: Fleet size Kingfisher Airlines#Fleet Main article: Destinations Kingfisher Airlines destinations Parent United Breweries company Group Company The Choice is Simple slogan Headquarters Bangalore, India G. R. Gopinath Key people (Founder) Vijay Mallya Website www.flykingfisher.com  History: >>Formerly known as Air Deccan, the airline was previously operated by Deccan Aviation. >>It was started by Captain G. R. Gopinath and its first flight took off on 23 August 2003 from Hyderabad to Vijaywada. >>It was known popularly as the common man's airline, with is logo showing two palms joined together to signify a bird flying. >>The tagline of the airline was "Simpli-fly," signifying that it was now possible for the common man to fly. >>The dream of Captain Gopinath was to enable "every Indian to fly at least once in his/her lifetime."
  4. 4. >>Air Deccan was the first airline in India to fly to second tier cities like Hubballi, Mangalore, Madurai and Visakhapatnam from metropolitan areas like Bangalore and Chennai. >>On 25 January 2006, Deccan went public by filing a red herring prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Board of India. >>Deccan planned to offload 25 percent of its stake in the initial public offering (IPO) that opened on May 18. >> However, due to the stock market downturn at that time, Air Deccan's IPO barely managed to scrape through, even after extending the issue closing date and reducing the price band.  Rebranding >>In October 2007, post the acquisition by Kingfisher Airlines, Air Deccan was renamed to Simplifly Deccan with its new tagline being "The choice is simple." >>The old logo was replaced by the Kingfisher logo and the same font of Kingfisher Airlines was also used on Simplifly Deccan. >>The old yellow and blue colors of Air Deccan were replaced by Kingfisher Airlines's red and white, supposedly to give the same premium look and feel to Deccan as well. >>The check-in counters at airports as well as the crew uniforms now had the same red and white colors as those for Kingfisher Airlines. >>The new look airline also promised excellent on-time performance, a wider network and " little delights all the way." >>Check-in staff would no longer be outsourced, but managed by the airline's own employees, thereby
  5. 5. "increasing accountability and improving service delivery," said Mr Mallya. >>He also announced that the new airline would slowly phase out the ageing ATR 42 and A320 planes and replace them with entirely new aircraft. >>Changes were also made in the flight schedule of Simplifly Deccan airlines to better align with that of Kingfisher Airlines. >>According to agencies, the re-branding was expected to cost around Rs 15 crore (approx. $3.8m). >>In August 2008, it was announced the airline will further change its branding to Kingfisher Red and will begin operating under Kingfisher's IATA code IT.  Accidents and Incidents: >>Air Deccan had a rather inauspicious start to its operations on 24 September, 2003, with its very first flight from Hyderabad to Vijaywada catching fire on the runway when it was taxiing before take-off. >>That flight was carrying several dignitaries such as the then BJP president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, the then Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, and Telugu Desam Party leader K. Yerran Naidu. This was an ATR 42 aircraft. >>Again, on 29 March, 2004, another Air Deccan flight from Goa to Bangalore had to return back half an hour after take off as smoke filled the cabin. This aircraft was also an ATR 42. >>On 11 March 2006, an Air Deccan flight travelling from Coimbatore to Bangalore made a heavy landing on the runway at Bangalore's HAL Airport and skidded off the runway.
  6. 6. >>The aircraft was carrying 44 people (40 passengers and 4 crew). Although there were no fatalities, the aircraft, an ATR 72, was severely damaged.  Competitors: >>Air Deccan's phenomenal growth spurred the entry of more than half a dozen low-cost air carriers in India. >>In its present avatar as Kingfisher Red, the airline faces stiff competition from SpiceJet, IndiGo Airlines and GoAir. >>The growth of these low-cost air carriers has also forced mainstream domestic Indian airlines to lower their fares.  JETLITE:- >>JetLite, formerly Air Sahara, is an airline based in New Delhi, India. >>Controlled by Jet Airways, the airline operates scheduled services connecting metropolitan centres in India. >>The airline also provides helicopters which are available for charter services and aerial photography. >>Its main base is Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, with hubs at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. The focus cities are Chennai International Airport, Chennai, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport,Ahmedabad and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata[2].
  7. 7. JetLite IATA ICAO Callsign S2 JLL LITE JET Founded 1991 • Indira Gandhi International Airport • Chhatrapati Shivaji Hubs International Airport • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport • Chennai International Airport • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Focus cities International Airport • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Frequent flyer Jet Privilege program Fleet size 24 (+ 10 orders) Destinations 28 Parent company Tailwinds Limited Company slogan Emotionally Yours Headquarters New Delhi, India Subrata Roy (Founder), Key people Naresh Goyal (Owner, Jet Airways & JetLite) Website www.jetlite.com
  8. 8.  History: >>The airline was established on 20 September 1991 and began operations on 3 December 1993 with two Boeing 737-200 aircraft as Sahara Airlines. >>Initially services were primarily concentrated in the northern sectors of India, keeping Delhi as its base, and then operations were extended to cover all the country. >>Sahara Airlines was rebranded as Air Sahara on 2 October 2000, although Sahara Airlines remains the carrier's registered name. >>On 22 March 2004 it became an international carrier with the start of flights from Chennai to Colombo. >>It is part of the major Sahara India Pariwar business conglomerate.  Incidents and Accidents: >>A training flight, a Boeing 737-200 (VT-SIA) with an instructor and three trainees crashed after take-off at Delhi International Airport on March 8, 1994, ploughing into a parked Aeroflot Ilyushin Il-86 aircraft. >>Both aircraft were written off. All four on board as well as 2 aeroflot employees, a ground engineer, and an airport employee were killed. INDIGO:- >>IndiGo is a private domestic low-cost airline based in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. >> It operates domestic services linking 17 destinations. Its main base is Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
  9. 9. >>It was awarded the title of ‘Best Domestic Low Cost Carrier’ in India for 2008. IndiGo IATA ICAO Callsign 6E IGO IFLY Founded 2005 • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport • Chennai International Airport Hubs • Indira Gandhi International Airport • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport • Ahmedabad • Bangalore Focus cities • Hyderabad Pune • Fleet size 21 (+ 74 orders) Destinations 17 Parent Interglobe company Enterprises Company Go IndiGo slogan Headquarters Gurgaon, India Key people Aditya Ghosh Website www.goindigo.in  History: >>The airline commenced operations on 4 August 2006 with a service from Delhi to Imphal via Guwahati.
  10. 10. >>The airline is owned by InterGlobe Enterprises. >>It took delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft on 28 July 2006 and received six aircrafts during 2006. >>Nine more aircrafts were delivered in 2007 taking the total to 15. >>Former US Airways Executive Vice-President, Marketing and Planning Bruce Ashby joined IndiGo as their Chief Executive Officer. >>The airline has also acquired 3 parking spots in Indira Gandhi International Airport and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.  Accidents & Incidents: >>On 1 February, 2009 an IndiGo Flight 334 made an emergency landing at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. >>The aircraft landed at 5:30 in the evening, but the passengers were deplaned at around 9:00 in the night. >>It was known that 3 suspicious passengers on board had a quarrel with air hostess regarding their seats. >>Those passengers were continuously c hanging seats while aircraft during taxi, and were reported to be speaking about hijacking the aircraft. >>Indian NSG Commandos arrested those passengers (2 male and 1 female) upon touchdown. All the passengers and crew were subsequently allowed out of the aircraft.  Inflight Service: >>Being a low cost carrier, IndiGo does not offer a complimentary meal service to its passengers.
  11. 11. >>However, it does offer a buy-on-board food service where items such as sandwiches, parathas, cookies, nuts, mineral water and soft drinks can be purchased.  SPICEJET:- >>SpiceJet is a low-cost airline based in New Delhi, India. >>It began service in May 2005 and by 2008, it was India's second-largest low-cost airline in terms of market share. >>SpiceJet was voted as the best low-cost airline in South Asia and Central Asia region by Skytrax in 2007. >>Rising fuel costs and increasing competition resulted in SpiceJet posting a loss in the first quarter of 2008-09. >>In August 2008, SpiceJet announced plans to raise US$100 million through foreign investment. SpiceJet
  12. 12. IATA ICAO Callsign SG SEJ SPICEJET Founded May 2005 • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport • Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport • Chennai Hubs International Airport • Indira Gandhi International Airport • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport • Bangalore Focus cities • Hyderabad Fleet size 21 (+ 9 orders) Destinations 18 Headquarters New Delhi, India Key people Sanjay Aggarwal (CEO) Website www.spicejet.com  History: >>SpiceJet was earlier known as Royal Airways, a reincarnation of ModiLuft. >>It is promoted by Ajay Singh and the Kansagra family. >>SpiceJet marked its entry in service with Rs. 99 fares for the first 99 days, with 9,000 seats available at this rate. >>This deal was followed it up with a Rs. 999 promotional scheme on select routes. >>Their marketing theme "offering low 'everyday spicy fares' and great guest services to price conscious travelers. >>Their aim is to compete with the Indian Railways passengers travelling in air conditioned coaches.
  13. 13. >>On July 15, 2008 Billionaire Wilbur Ross suggested he would invest $80 million (about Rs 345 crore) in the low cost airline. >>Spicejet names their aircraft after Spices. Fleet The SpiceJet fleet consists of the following aircraft as of February 2009: SpiceJet Fleet In Aircraf Passengers Servic Orders Routes Notes t (Economy) e Boeing Domesti 737-80 16 9 189 c Short 0 Haul Boeing Domesti 737-90 5 0 212 c Short 0ER Haul Total 21 9

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