Articles Tagged ‘Air India’

Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express focuses on the Gulf and South India. We look at its route network and competition and how its network overlap with its parent is changing.

AirAsia India passes 10 million seats as troubles continue; every route competes directly with IndiGo

AirAsia India passes 10 million seats as troubles continue; every route competes directly with IndiGo

As AirAsia India’s two owners are both reportedly keen to sell their shares, we look at the carrier’s network, airport, and competition development.

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has grown by 830,000 in the past few years. 75% is still indirect, despite growing non-stops. Delhi – Toronto is now #1 airport-pair.


IndiGo now #1 at India's top-10 airports with average 41% share

IndiGo now #1 at India’s top-10 airports with average 41% share

Jet Airways’ end meant IndiGo became #1 at Mumbai. IndiGo has avg. 41% share of seats at India’s top-10 airports vs. 14% for #2. Bangalore has the biggest difference between #1 and #2 with a 14.4m seat gap. 

India passed 250 million seats in 2019; LCCs now 80% domestically

India passed 250 million seats in 2019; LCCs now 80% domestically

IndiGo has a 47% domestic share, 3x more than #2, SpiceJet. Air India is now #1 internationally from Jet Airways’ end – but IndiGo’s close behind.

Vistara adds Mumbai to Colombo flights; total capacity up 78% in W19

Vistara adds Mumbai to Colombo flights; total capacity up 78% in W19

Vistara launches six times weekly services between Mumbai and Colombo on 25 November; we see how the India – Sri Lanka market has evolved.


Virgin Atlantic doubles Delhi; for all airlines, London-Delhi seats down 25%

Virgin Atlantic doubles Delhi; for all airlines, London-Delhi seats down 25%

Virgin Atlantic to add second-daily Heathrow – Delhi. For all airlines, seats down 25% since 2015 from Jet Airways’ end and big cuts in seats per departure. 

Saudi Arabia – India bilateral increases 78% to 50,000 weekly seats

Saudi Arabia – India bilateral increases 78% to 50,000 weekly seats

Weekly seats from India – Saudi Arabia increase 78% to 50,000. 5.3 million passengers were carried in the last year, but only 37% were non-stop. Many opportunities remain.

Air India starts Amritsar - London Stansted; Amritsar's only non-stop to London

Air India starts Amritsar – London Stansted; Amritsar’s only non-stop to London

Air India launches a three-times-weekly connection between London Stansted and Amritsar, the only non-stop service to the Indian city from London.


Virgin Atlantic launches daily Mumbai service

Virgin Atlantic launches daily Mumbai service

Virgin Atlantic commenced a daily service from London Heathrow and Mumbai. We take a look at capacity development since the end of Jet Airways.

AirAsia adds Agartala

AirAsia adds Agartala

AirAsia India launches services to Agartala, its 20th destination.

Despite Jet Airways' end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

Despite Jet Airways’ end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

159 routes operate between the Gulf and India. Dubai International is the most-served airport and Emirates is the largest airline, but not at group level.