Articles Tagged ‘COK’

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.

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.

Capacity between India and Sri Lanka grew 17% last year; Chennai and Bengaluru are the fastest-growing links as IndiGo enters the market

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. 


Jazeera Airways introduces two new Indian sectors

Jazeera Airways introduces two new Indian sectors

Jazeera Airways adds Ahmedabad and Kochi connections from its Kuwait City base.

IndiGo serves up seven new routes

IndiGo serves up seven new routes

IndiGo launches collection of new connections including three domestic links.

Nine routes adopted in year of anna.aero-Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week

Nine routes adopted in year of anna.aero-Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week

Last year anna.aero launched a brand new cooperation – our Unserved Route of the Week feature – with leading flight comparison site Skyscanner. 12 months on, nine of our proposed new routes have now been adopted by airlines as diverse as Cobalt, Ryanair, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines and Fiji Airways.   


Barcelona-Bangkok is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 1.1m searches; a tempting return for Thai or one for newcomer LEVEL?

Barcelona-Bangkok is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 1.1m searches; a tempting return for Thai or one for newcomer LEVEL?

After last week’s 1.4m London to Kochi potential Unserved Route of the Week, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has unearthed another whopper, with 1.1m potential travellers searching on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Barcelona and Bangkok. With Spain lacking any direct service to Thailand, surely this is too tempting for Thai Airways to ignore before LEVEL rises […]

1.4m searches (!!) make London to Kochi "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" – our biggest-ever potential route

1.4m searches (!!) make London to Kochi “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” – our biggest-ever potential route

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year a mind-blowing 1.4m potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between London and Kochi ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be BA or Air India that jumps onto our biggest potential route so far.

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.


Trujet adds Kochi to its network

Trujet adds Kochi to its network

Trujet becomes fourth carrier to link Hyderabad and Kochi.

Vistara becomes sixth carrier linking Mumbai and Kochi

Vistara becomes sixth carrier linking Mumbai and Kochi

Vistara starts fourth route from Mumbai with a daily service to Kochi.

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.