Air India does its bit to get India flying again, as bailout hangs in balance

The explosion in air travel across India was one of the major achievements of the current administration in Delhi, which faces national elections in a few months time. That was until 2008, when record fuel prices, a slowing economy and over-exuberant capacity growth by airlines, led to massive losses for the newly liberalised sector. Airlines responded by ratcheting up fares and taking over smaller price leaders. Travelers responded by going back to trains and buses.

This CAPA Premium Analysis article is 612 words.

To access CAPA Premium Analysis you need a CAPA Membership

Your window into the latest insights

CAPA employs an industry-leading Analyst team based in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia who offer unique perspectives and independent and accurate commentary of critical industry developments globally. CAPA Members rely on our Analysis to unlock valuable insights and actionable intelligence to keep ahead of the game.

Big picture strategic view

Our Analysts don’t just report the news - they take a big picture strategic view of aviation dynamics, issues and trends and analyse the implications of these developments for you.

Global intelligence

The CAPA Analyst team is based globally to ensure our CAPA Members have access to independent, unique perspectives covering an entire spectrum of daily, worldwide commercial aviation developments.

Customise your Alerts

CAPA Members can use CAPA Alerts to receive daily, weekly or monthly and customised updates on our Analysis.

I'm very impressed by the factual and detailed analysis CAPA is always doing.

- CEO, Airline Member
To learn more, contact us:
Phone: +61 2 9241 3200 | Email: membership@centreforaviation.com