Articles Tagged ‘CCU’

Vistara now connects with Kolkata

Vistara now connects with Kolkata

Vistara starts twice-daily Delhi-Kolkata service against six other carriers.

GoAir, India’s fifth largest airline, continues generic growth rather than adding new routes; Delhi #1 airport and no international flights ‒ yet

GoAir, India’s fifth largest airline, continues generic growth rather than adding new routes; Delhi #1 airport and no international flights ‒ yet

The last route launches we can find in the anna.aero New Route Database for GoAir were way back in November 2014, and with none planned. Despite that fact, the LCC is flying smart and is expected to grow its ASKs by 11% this year. anna.aero investigates India’s fifth largest carrier.

Pune Airport pushes past five million barrier; IndiGo retains its #1 spot with impressive 17% annual growth

Pune Airport pushes past five million barrier; IndiGo retains its #1 spot with impressive 17% annual growth

Pune Airport has had a great 2015, not only has it broken through the five million barrier for the first time, but it has become India’s ninth largest airport, jumping ahead of Goa, courtesy of its 29% annual growth. anna.aero inspects the growing carriers and biggest routes at this Indian hot spot.


Air India adds Ahmedabad service to London

Air India adds Ahmedabad service to London

Air India connects Ahmedabad to London Heathrow via Mumbai with daily 787 flights.

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways has been flirting with IndiGo, over it acquiring a stake in the LCC, while also declaring that it is not interested in a similar deal involving SpiceJet. Despite India’s biggest airline suggesting that any such talks were ‘completely baseless’, anna.aero’s data elves take a spin through the statistics behind this spicy love triangle.

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at […]


Indigo starts sixth route to Goa

Indigo starts sixth route to Goa

Indigo starts daily flights from Kolkata to beach resort of Goa.

Etihad Airways starts Kolkata connections

Etihad Airways starts Kolkata connections

Etihad Airways begins flights to its 11th Indian destination from its Abu Dhabi hub.

SpiceJet returns to Bangkok with new Kolkata service

SpiceJet returns to Bangkok with new Kolkata service

SpiceJet introduces first international service from Kolkata operating daily with 737-800s.


Indian airports serve 169 million passengers in last year; passenger numbers up 6% as AirAsia India prepares to launch

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 adds another Indian domestic route

IndiGo adds another Indian domestic route

IndiGo becomes only carrier to connect Kolkata and Pune, with daily A320 flights.

Regent Airways launches Dhaka-Kolkata service

Regent Airways launches Dhaka-Kolkata service

Regent Airways makes Kolkata third international destination after Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.