Articles Tagged ‘BLR’
Qantas launches route from Sydney to Bengaluru
Qantas has launched a new route from Sydney to Bengaluru, establishing the first direct connection between Australia and Southern India by any airline. The route is operated four times weekly – on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays – with an A330.
GoAir now India’s third-largest domestic operator
GoAir has 106 domestic routes this winter, with direct competition on all. Yet it is now second-place on 70% of its top-10 routes.
Latest route launches (8 – 13 January)
Air India launches Bangalore to San Francisco, Star Air commences Tirupati to Kalaburagi, and more.
Air India takes off from Bangalore to San Francisco
Air India began San Francisco to Bangalore on 9 January, with the reverse direction taking off on 11 January. The P2P round-trip demand was 137,000 in 2019.
Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines’ top destination in December
Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.
United Airlines’ big long-haul expansion with 5 routes to Africa + India; P2P demand of 524,000
As United Airlines unveils multiple new routes, as it redeploys 2021 capacity from Europe, we explore them and the US – India and US – Africa markets.
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.
Bangalore – Shanghai key unserved; RDC’s Apex shows low breakeven for IndiGo & China Eastern
With 39,000 existing passengers and a decent average fare, we look at the breakeven performance of one LCC and one FSC on Bangalore – Shanghai using RDC’s Apex tool.
Bangalore Airport up 16 million seats since 2015 as second runway opens
We explore the drivers of Bangalore Airport’s growth as it continues to beat India’s average, with Munich, Seattle, and Tokyo coming this year.
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.
Star Air serves Kalaburagi from Bangalore
Star Air inaugurates Bangalore to Kalaburagi Airport route on 22 November.
Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Bengaluru
Ethiopian Airlines launches four times weekly flights between Addis Ababa and Bengaluru; capacity to India up 20% in W19.