Articles Tagged ‘CMB’
Capacity between India and Sri Lanka grew 17% last year; Chennai and Bengaluru are the fastest-growing links as IndiGo enters the market
More than 2.93 million seats were flown between India and Sri Lanka in 2017, up from 2.50 million the year before. With tourist numbers between the nations growing at an average rate of 8.3% over the past decade, Jonathan Ford investigates what routes have grown the most and who the key airline players are.
IndiGo enters the Sri Lankan market, beginning daily links from Bengaluru and Chennai to Colombo.
There can be no greater addition to your airport fire station walls than an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate. Even better than that is knowing that the public helped you win ‒ yes its Part I of the W17/18 Fire Truck Water Arch vote. You get to decide the best of the 20 entries from […]
SriLankan Airlines commences new daily service from Colombo to Melbourne.
Sometimes we receive FTWAs from some of the most unlikely places…and the Southeast Asian nation of Laos is definitely in this category. Not only was that a shock, but it also beat all six other competitors from around the world this week.
China Southern Airlines introduces Colombo and Vientiane to its Guangzhou network.
Kuwait Airways grows summer seat capacity by 33%; now operating nine 777-300s; expecting to pass the three million passenger barrier in 2017
Kuwait Airways is undergoing a fleet overhaul, with it expecting to welcome its tenth and final 777-300 in Q3 this year. By 2019 it will also have A320neos and A350s, meaning Kuwait Airways will have one of the youngest fleets in the Middle East. We look to see how the new additions are impacting the […]
Eindhoven-Berlin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”+75,000 searches; Ryanair’s 38th destination from its 29th biggest operation??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Eindhoven and Berlin ‒ but the route is unserved!? Could this be Transavia’s 22nd destination from Eindhoven or easyJet’s second Dutch route from its Berlin Schönefeld base?
Zurich-Colombo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 250,000 searches; SWISS’ next Asian route after four-year gap??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 250,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Zurich and Colombo ‒ but the route is unserved!? SWISS’ last new Asian service was launched to Singapore in 2013, so surely it is overdue to start another route full of eastern […]
SriLankan Airlines starts flights to Coimbatore and Hyderabad, Indian destinations #13 and #14.
Seychelles seat capacity up 27% thanks to the arrival of Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines; Asia and Europe lead growth
The Seychelles has welcomed Qatar Airways from Doha and Turkish Airlines from Istanbul Atatürk in the past year, with both contributing to the 27% increase in weekly seat capacity to the Indian Ocean nation this summer. We take a closer look to discover the secret behind the Seychelles’ sudden growth surge.
Gulf Air resumes Colombo service which it last operated in 2013.