Articles Tagged ‘CCU’
Indian airports serve 169 million passengers in last year; passenger numbers up 6% as AirAsia India prepares to launch
India’s air travel market faces economic and currency-related issues, but still grew by 6% during the last year. We look at which airports are growing fastest, what the trends in international and domestic growth are, and reveal which carriers are growing fastest in serving the Indian international market.
IndiGo becomes only carrier to connect Kolkata and Pune, with daily A320 flights.
Regent Airways makes Kolkata third international destination after Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.
Tashi Air resumes operations with first international flights to Bangkok via Kolkata.
Despite being a fast-growing emerging economy, India’s air travel market declined during the last 12 months. We reveal how differently the domestic and international markets are performing, and which airports have performed best. Plus we show how each carrier’s share of the domestic market has changed in recent months.
India’s fifth busiest facility, Kolkata Airport has grown at an average rate of 12% since 2006, powered largely by the growth of the domestic segment. But with international capacity up 45% this April, it is rapidly becoming the next driver of growth.
Dragonair commences four-weekly flights on the route from its Hong Kong base to Kolkata.
IndiGo adds new routes from Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakhapatnam.
IndiGo now flies from Bombay to Coimbatore and Bhubaneswar, and from Calcutta to Bhubaneswar.
GoAir, the Indian low-cost airline, launched three new domestic routes from Delhi and Calcutta.
Hainan Airlines now flies from Shenzhen in China to Calcutta in India.
SilkAir now flies to Calcutta from Singapore Changi Airport, complementing its parent Singapore Airlines.