Vistara@BOM

Future of aviation industry in India – Post Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the aviation sector across the world very hard and is causing significant distress for the airline companies. Because of the lockdowns, huge fleets of airlines are now grounded and can be seen parked on runways in some airports, while some airlines such as Air Mauritius, South African airlines and Virgin Australia went belly up. Airlines in India are also getting affected due to the pandemic. All international and domestic flights have been cancelled and the aircrafts are currently grounded. The whole fleets of Indigo(262 aircrafts), Spicejet(117), Air India(127), Air Asia, Go Air and Vistara are now grounded and their aircrafts are parked in different airports across the country.

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As shot from Jari Mari hills

Planespotting in CSMIA Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India. It is the second busiest airport in the country in terms of total and international passenger traffic after Delhi, and was the 14th busiest airport in Asia and 28th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic in calendar year 2017. Some background information: IATA: BOMICAO: VABBTerminals: Terminal 1(Domestic – Indigo, GoAir, Spicejet) Terminal 2(Domestic – Vistara, Air India, Air Asia; International)Runway – Intersecting runways. Runway 1 – RWY 27 – RWY 09. Serves as the primary runway.Runway 2 – RWY 32 – RWY 14. Serves as the secondary runway.

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