Articles Tagged ‘Air India’

Indian domestic traffic up 15% in Q2 2011; IndiGo launches first international flights to Dubai and Bangkok

Indian domestic traffic up 15% in Q2 2011; IndiGo launches first international flights to Dubai and Bangkok

Demand for domestic air travel in India continues to grow at an impressive rate but which airlines have been gaining (and losing) market share in recent months? Which reported the highest (and lowest) load factors in June, and which two carriers reported zero flight cancellations?

Air India lacks sufficient Star quality for global stage

Air India lacks sufficient Star quality for global stage

So after four years of work, Air India has failed to satisfy Star Alliance’s membership criteria. So where does that leave the state-run airline? What share of the domestic market does it have? How does its load factor compare with its rivals? Which are the airline’s biggest international markets and how significant are they?

India’s aviation market (now the size of France) revs up for further growth; first F1 race in Delhi later this year

India’s aviation market (now the size of France) revs up for further growth; first F1 race in Delhi later this year

India’s airports handled over 140 million passengers in the last 12 months, but which are growing fastest? How competitive is the domestic market and what share of international capacity is provided by Indian carriers? And when will India’s airlines finally join global alliances?


Indian domestic traffic up 21% in Q1 2011; Kingfisher and IndiGo neck-and-neck with almost 20% each of market

Indian domestic traffic up 21% in Q1 2011; Kingfisher and IndiGo neck-and-neck with almost 20% each of market

India’s domestic market growth shows no signs of slowing down, being up over 20% in the first quarter of 2011. But how are passenger numbers split between the seven domestic airlines? What is happening to international growth and which airline will soon be adding its 12th Indian destination?

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India is currently the second biggest non-German carrier at Frankfurt (as measured by seat capacity) but all that will change this winter as it dismantles its scissor hub leaving just a single route. How does it compare with Jet Airways’ similar operation at Brussels?


Indian domestic market up over 20% in 2010 Q2; Qatar Airways latest airline to expand international services

Indian domestic market up over 20% in 2010 Q2; Qatar Airways latest airline to expand international services

Air travel in India has been growing by more than 20% all year. Which airlines have gained (and lost) market share so far this year and which carrier has grown its international presence by 30% since April?

Melbourne's international traffic up 13%; Etihad and Qatar Airways arrived in 2009; Air India coming in November

Melbourne’s international traffic up 13%; Etihad and Qatar Airways arrived in 2009; Air India coming in November

Australia’s second gateway has seen traffic growth in each of the last eight years. How much competition is there on the busiest routes and which new routes have started recently? What other new routes will be starting shortly?

Indian domestic market up 20% in 2010 Q1; Jet/Jet Lite still leads Kingfisher domestically; Emirates top foreign airline

Indian domestic market up 20% in 2010 Q1; Jet/Jet Lite still leads Kingfisher domestically; Emirates top foreign airline

Demand for air travel in India is booming once again. Which are the leading domestic airlines? Which are the leading airlines serving the international market? And which destinations does Lufthansa serve non-stop that BA does not?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 28 November – Friday 4 December):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAnother healthy crop of new routes this week. We have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Fiji, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Slovakia, Spain, Thailand, the UK and the USA.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 27 July – Friday 3 August 2007)

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefClick Air launches four more Barcelona routes – Air India launches first non-stop flights to US – easyJet adds new destinations across Europe – Cimber Air serves up a new route to Berlin