Articles Tagged ‘BOM’

New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.

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?


New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

New airline routes launched (1-7 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (1-7 March 2011)

31 new routes have seen the light of day in the last week, but which two Asian carriers entered a new country market each? Which European charter carrier changed business models and began scheduled operations? And which US state capital got its second route with big jets?


New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

WINTER SEASON PART II: 80 new routes!!! This week features full analysis of the big batch of new routes that launched in the last week. Which European capital city got four new routes with four different airlines? Great parties featured included British Airways’ London Gatwick to Cancun and RwandAir’s Kigali to Mombasa and Dubai.

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 […]


SpiceJet turns five; carrying six million passengers per year; adding international routes to Colombo and Kathmandu

SpiceJet turns five; carrying six million passengers per year; adding international routes to Colombo and Kathmandu

SpiceJet is heading off abroad next month, but which are its busiest airports in India? How many airports does it serve and which are its busiest routes? How much competition will it face on its new international services?

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 continues to grow at 20%; Indian airports handled 124 million passengers in 2009 (+14%)

Indian domestic market continues to grow at 20%; Indian airports handled 124 million passengers in 2009 (+14%)

India has a new #1 airport. Delhi overtook Mumbai in 2010 but what’s been happening in the domestic market? Which carrier has had to dramatically cut back its network and is Jet/Jet Lite still beating Kingfisher?