Articles Tagged ‘BOM’
Malindo Air now connects Kuala Lumpur with Mumbai, competing directly with Malaysia Airlines.
IndiGo passes 70 million passengers; India’s #1 domestic airline still growing at 20% per annum with over 70 A320s
IndiGo went from first flight to India’s biggest domestic airline in just under six years. We take a closer look at the airline’s rate of development, load factors and which are its leading airports. Only two other carriers (AirAsia and Lion Air) have more aircraft waiting to be delivered from Airbus than IndiGo.
The rapid turnover of CEOs at India’s Jet Airways may be cause for concern, but its new relationship with Etihad Airways is already bearing fruit. We analyse the airline’s position in the Indian domestic market across the top 12 airports, which routes it has terminated, and how strong its international presence is.
Leak of the Week: Wizz Air will touch down in Dubai later this month when its services from Budapest, Bucharest, Kiev Zhulyany and Sofia begin, but its progress ever eastwards will not end there — as India is mooted to be next.
Despite being a fast-growing emerging economy, India’s air travel market declined during the last 12 months. We reveal how differently the domestic and international markets are performing, and which airports have performed best. Plus we show how each carrier’s share of the domestic market has changed in recent months.
IndiGo inaugurates four-weekly flights from Chennai Airport to Kochi Airport; adds daily services from Mumbai Airport to Jammu Airport.
Three down and one to go. Air India’s Chairman and MD, Rohit Nandan, has confirmed this week the airline’s plans to fly later this year to new points in Australia, Italy and the UK…its US routes are still to be confirmed.
Thai Smile launches services from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, Delhi and Mumbai.
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.
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
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 now flies its new Airbus aircraft to Mumbai, Chennai and Dhaka from its Male base in the Maldives.