Articles Tagged ‘CCU’

Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

Chennai is India’s fourth busiest facility, but since late 2017 the airport’s monthly passenger numbers have been usurped by a faster growing competitor. Marc Watkins reviews the airport’s recent traffic figures, its seasonality profile, as well as its biggest routes and carriers, including newcomer Vistara.

Guwahati Airport experiences rapid growth, doubts over it continuing; IndiGo #1 carrier

Guwahati Airport experiences rapid growth, doubts over it continuing; IndiGo #1 carrier

Guwahati in Assam was India’s 14th largest airport in 2016, handling around 3.5 million passengers and making it equivalent in size to Nuremberg in Europe or Richmond in the US. However, an analysis of the airport’s 2017 traffic figures so far shows it has leaped ahead of its nearest rivals. We take a closer gander […]

AirAsia adds international links from Johor Bahru

AirAsia adds international links from Johor Bahru

AirAsia launches two services from Johor Bahru in a single day, with new connections to India and Macau.


AirAsia India expands Kolkata services

AirAsia India expands Kolkata services

AirAsia India grows network by five routes including two to Bhubaneswar – IndiGo serving all five already.

AirAsia India adds Kolkata and Ranchi to its network

AirAsia India adds Kolkata and Ranchi to its network

AirAsia India connects Delhi and Kolkata to Ranchi with twice-daily flights.

Vistara makes Leh its latest destination in India

Vistara makes Leh its latest destination in India

Vistara connects Delhi with Leh. Competes with three other carriers.


SpiceJet debuts in Dhaka with Kolkata service

SpiceJet debuts in Dhaka with Kolkata service

SpiceJet becomes sixth carrier to link the cities in India and Bangladesh.

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport

With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.

India now #5 country for air travel; passes Germany for airport traffic with over 250m passengers in 2016; IndiGo's 40% domestic share

India now #5 country for air travel; passes Germany for airport traffic with over 250m passengers in 2016; IndiGo’s 40% domestic share

India’s airports welcomed over 40 million extra passengers in 2016, representing growth of 20% compared with 2015. We look at the leading airports, compare international and domestic growth and reveal the market shares of the leading domestic airlines.


Myanmar Airways International starts second route to India

Myanmar Airways International starts second route to India

Myanmar Airways International begins twice-weekly service from Yangon to Kolkata.

SpiceJet set to handle 14 million passengers in 2016 but still only serves six international destinations; first of 42 737 MAX 8s coming in 2017

SpiceJet set to handle 14 million passengers in 2016 but still only serves six international destinations; first of 42 737 MAX 8s coming in 2017

India’s fourth biggest domestic airline has a mixed fleet of 737s and Q400s. We track the airline’s domestic share going back to 2009 and reveal the airline’s top 15 airports and number of routes served.

Air India Express adds two new Kolkata connections

Air India Express adds two new Kolkata connections

Air India Express connects Kolkata with Dhaka and Singapore.