Articles Tagged ‘BOM’

Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Since a low of 32 destinations over the last decade in S13, Gulf Air continues its reconstruction of its route portfolio in S15, with 42 network points now on offer, including Moscow Domodedovo. anna.aero takes a look at the reborn Gulf Air, and considers where it may fly to next on its journey of route […]

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways has been flirting with IndiGo, over it acquiring a stake in the LCC, while also declaring that it is not interested in a similar deal involving SpiceJet. Despite India’s biggest airline suggesting that any such talks were ‘completely baseless’, anna.aero’s data elves take a spin through the statistics behind this spicy love triangle.

Vistara begins Bengaluru services

Vistara begins Bengaluru services

Vistara now links Delhi and Mumbai to Bengaluru. Faces massive competition.


Flights down 5.8% and ASKs down 13% between Asia and Africa; Hong Kong-Johannesburg is #1 city pair

Flights down 5.8% and ASKs down 13% between Asia and Africa; Hong Kong-Johannesburg is #1 city pair

The relationship between Asia and Africa has grown considerably in recent years as both regions are becoming more actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of the two regions, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between Asia and Africa.

Jönköping Airport receives Cake of the Week award for bmi regional

Jönköping Airport receives Cake of the Week award for bmi regional

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aer Lingus Regional announces a new route from Doncaster Sheffield to Dublin starting on 29 May, and London Gatwick Airport celebrates St Piran’s Day – Cornwall’s national day. More news from Birmingham, Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Phoenix-Mesa, Bahrain, Bristol and TAV Airports.

Vistara receives Route of the Week award for first operations

Vistara receives Route of the Week award for first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, bmi regional announces that it will commence flights from Munich to Rotterdam, Liege and Bern, and Frankfurt Airport welcomes the arrival of Qatar Airways’ first A350-900. More news from Ireland West Airport Knock and Manchester Airport.


Vistara finally launches on 9 January with three routes

Vistara finally launches on 9 January with three routes

Vistara becomes India’s newest airline linking Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

Christchurch and China Airlines show off ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Christchurch and China Airlines show off ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Christchurch Airport proudly displays its certificate for last week’s win following the start of China Airlines services. Find out which African airport has made a last ditched attempt to swipe the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ trophy.

Air Seychelles launches three new routes

Air Seychelles launches three new routes

Air Seychelles uses new A320 to launch routes to Dar es Salaam, Madagascar and Mumbai.


flydubai becomes carrier #6 to Mumbai

flydubai becomes carrier #6 to Mumbai

flydubai joins five other airlines in linking Dubai to Mumbai.

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Africa’s third largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, Ethiopian Airlines has been growing without interruption in recent years, handling 5.2 million passengers in FY2013. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 79 destinations across the globe, anna.aero reveals Ethiopian Airlines’ recent development and its top 12 routes for this September.

30-Second Interview - Peter Foster, President, Air Astana

30-Second Interview – Peter Foster, President, Air Astana

Following the introduction of Air Astana’s third weekly flight to London Heathrow, anna.aero was invited to attend a press briefing held in London last week. We got to talk to the Kazakh flag carrier’s President, Peter Foster about Air Astana’s mission, new route additions as well as its future fleet.