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New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.

SpiceJet adds two more Dubai routes

SpiceJet adds two more Dubai routes

SpiceJet links Amritsar and Kozhikide with Dubai’s main airport.

Malindo Air arrives in Amritsar

Malindo Air arrives in Amritsar

Malindo Air now connects Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar in India with thrice-weekly flights.


Air India launches route to Birmingham

Air India launches route to Birmingham

Air India’s inaugural flight from Delhi Airport to Birmingham Airport.

Air India Birmingham route launch party

Air India Birmingham route launch party

With four-weekly 787 services planned to commence on 1 August from Amritsar and Delhi to Birmingham, representatives from Air India and Birmingham Airport celebrated the new route in style along with business and community leaders.

Armavia adds Amritsar (India) and Birmingham (UK)

Armavia adds Amritsar (India) and Birmingham (UK)

Armavia adds weekly flights from Yerevan to Amritsar and Birmingham, enabling Birmingham – Amritsar service.


Air Mantra launches operations with intra-Punjab route

Air Mantra launches operations with intra-Punjab route

Air Mantra, the new regional airline, now flies between Amritsar and Chandigarh, both in northern India’s Punjab state.

bmi launches new route to Amritsar in India from London

bmi launches new route to Amritsar in India from London

bmi British Midland International launches a new route from London Heathrow Airport to Amritsar in Punjab, India.

Turkmenistan's all-Boeing fleet set to grow as Birmingham route outperforms London; Istanbul is top Ashgabat route

Turkmenistan’s all-Boeing fleet set to grow as Birmingham route outperforms London; Istanbul is top Ashgabat route

We like a challenge, and finding useful data on air transport in Turkmenistan comes into that category. How big is the national airline’s fleet and which routes does it operate? Who else operates flights to Ashgabat? And why is Birmingham such a popular route?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 10 October – Friday 16 October):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe start of the winter season is just a couple of weeks away so airlines are holding back on new route launches. But we’ve still found some interesting new routes starting this week involving airports in Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, the Philippines, Qatar, the USA and Vietnam.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 September – Friday 11 September):

Route NewsSome interesting new routes started this week. Aegean, Aer Lingus, AirAsia, Air India Express, Bahrain Air, jetBlue, Pacific Blue, Ryanair and SkyExpress have all had cause to keep their PR departments busy with some positive news.