Air India launches four weekly domestic flights from Dehradun to Lucknow.
Three down and one to go. Air India’s Chairman and MD, Rohit Nandan, has confirmed this week the airline’s plans to fly later this year to new points in Australia, Italy and the UK…its US routes are still to be confirmed.
Announced recently by its Commercial Director, Air India is looking to start a handful of new intercontinental routes in the coming months. anna.aero uses all of its route development know-how and a bit of the airline’s history to determine where it is going to fly.
Air India launches twice-weekly flights from Thiruvananthapuram to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Air India returns on the route from Delhi to Dhaka in Bangladesh.
Boeing further extends gap over Airbus; Thai Airways takes its first A380; Air India and United join the 787 club
For the second consecutive month, Boeing delivered more aircraft than its European counterpart, as the gap widens to 31 units. But which carrier took the delivery of the 100th A320 manufactured in China? How many airlines now operate A380s, now that Thai Airways joined the club? And how many 787s does it take to deliver to make it a record month?
Both Air India and Ethiopian Airlines were busy showing off their brand new 787s last week. But which two airports, one in Europe and one in Asia, welcomed the Dreamliner?
Kingfisher goes from first to last in Indian market in just seven months; Jet Airways, IndiGo and Spicejet benefit
Latest statistics from India confirm that Kingfisher is now the smallest of the country’s seven airlines operating domestically. But which carriers have gained most from Kingfisher’s downsizing? And which carriers have the best and worst load factors this year? Which airports are driving the growth in international traffic?
Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October
The UK – India market is currently going through some changes. Kingfisher’s on-going troubles mean that it is axing its long-haul flights to the UK while Virgin Atlantic is returning to Delhi with twin-engined aircraft later this year. But how have passenger numbers evolved during the last decade, and which routes are now a British Airways monopoly?
Is India’s domestic market too competitive to be profitable? Six major routes served by all seven Indian airlines
We all know competition is a good thing, right? But can you have too much of a good thing? Just ask India’s airlines. The world’s fifth busiest domestic market has grown by 18% this year but which six major domestic routes are served by all seven domestic airlines? And which are the biggest routes that are still a monopoly?
Kingfisher’s share of Indian domestic market falling fast; SpiceJet share reaches record 16.1% thanks to Q400s
The Indian aviation is currently the opposite of the US. Impressive growth in demand but woeful financial performance. But which airlines have gained (and lost) most market share of demand between August and October? Who has the highest (and lowest) load factors and punctuality? Which airports are seeing international traffic grow fastest?