Articles Tagged ‘BOM’

Thai Smile inaugurates flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, Delhi and Mumbai

Thai Smile inaugurates flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, Delhi and Mumbai

Thai Smile launches services from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, Delhi and Mumbai.

Kolkata Airport: New terminal opens this week; Domestic capacity shrinks

Kolkata Airport: New terminal opens this week; Domestic capacity shrinks

India’s fifth busiest facility, Kolkata Airport has grown at an average rate of 12% since 2006, powered largely by the growth of the domestic segment. But with international capacity up 45% this April, it is rapidly becoming the next driver of growth.

Sharjah Airport set to break 7 million passengers in 2012

Sharjah Airport set to break 7 million passengers in 2012

Based low-cost airline Air Arabia provides 80% of Sharjah Airport’s capacity, including the recently launched Sialkot service. Flights to India command 30% of weekly capacity from the UAE’s third largest city.


Riyadh: International traffic more than doubles in a decade; new services from Shaheen Air and SpiceJet

Riyadh: International traffic more than doubles in a decade; new services from Shaheen Air and SpiceJet

Two new airlines – Shaheen Air and SpiceJet – were already welcomed to Riyadh Airport in 2013, adding four new routes to the airport’s offering. But with international traffic more than doubling up in size since 2002, the airport is now entering yet another decade of growth. New destinations for 2013 include Rome with Alitalia.

Maldivian launches new routes to India and Bangladesh with A320 aircraft

Maldivian launches new routes to India and Bangladesh with A320 aircraft

Maldivian now flies its new Airbus aircraft to Mumbai, Chennai and Dhaka from its Male base in the Maldives.

Virgin Atlantic returns to Mumbai with London Heathrow route

Virgin Atlantic returns to Mumbai with London Heathrow route

Virgin Atlantic again flies between London Heathrow Airport and Mumbai.


Jet Airways launches three new Middle Eastern routes from Kochi and Mumbai

Jet Airways launches three new Middle Eastern routes from Kochi and Mumbai

Jet Airways now flies from Bombay in India to Sharjah in the UAE, and from Cochin to Bahrain and Kuwait City

Jet Airways grows almost 50% in two years; traffic dips in July as alliance membership issues remain unresolved

Jet Airways grows almost 50% in two years; traffic dips in July as alliance membership issues remain unresolved

India’s Jet Airways made a loss last year but grew by almost 20%. What has happened to the airline’s domestic market share and how extensive is the airline’s international network? Which international routes have been launched (and dropped) in 2012?

India's airports report first drop in international traffic since March 2009; Kingfisher's domestic share just 3% in August

India’s airports report first drop in international traffic since March 2009; Kingfisher’s domestic share just 3% in August

India’s airports saw passenger numbers fall by 6.3% in July, but which airline has been growing its domestic market share most this year? Which airports have seen the biggest changes in international traffic, and which carriers have the highest domestic load factors?


IndiGo launches new route from Mumbai to Chandigarh

IndiGo launches new route from Mumbai to Chandigarh

IndiGo, the Indian low-cost airline, starts flying the new domestic route from Mumbai to Chandigarh.

SpiceJet starts flying to Jabalpur from both Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet starts flying to Jabalpur from both Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet launches daily domestic flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Jabalpur

GoAir launches two domestic routes in India

GoAir launches two domestic routes in India

GoAir starts flying from Bangalore to Goa and from Mumbai to Lucknow.