Articles Tagged ‘CCJ’

SpiceJet becomes second carrier to link Kozhikode and Jeddah

SpiceJet becomes second carrier to link Kozhikode and Jeddah

SpiceJet joins Saudi Arabian Airlines on the city pair by launching a new daily service.

flydubai connects with Kozhikode

flydubai connects with Kozhikode

flydubai becomes the fifth airline to offer non-stop flights between Dubai and Kozhikode in India.

IndiGo connects India with two new routes

IndiGo connects India with two new routes

IndiGo launches services from Chennai to Kozhicode and Tuticorin.


Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport has slipped down the Indian airport rankings, as other facilities have grown quicker than the South India gateway. Marc Watkins investigates the airport’s traffic profile and seasonality, as well as its biggest carriers and country markets.

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.

Oman Air traffic grows 21% in 2016; 32% of traffic connecting on 50-destination network from Muscat; 11 more destinations by 2023

Oman Air traffic grows 21% in 2016; 32% of traffic connecting on 50-destination network from Muscat; 11 more destinations by 2023

In 2016 Oman Air welcomed 7.7 million passengers, with the airline recording an average load factor of 74%, up from 71% in 2015. We take a closer look at how the Omani national carrier has phenomenally grown in recent years, what destinations have been added, and what it will achieve in 2017.   


Jeddah Airport's capacity increased by 13% in 2016; international market growing twice as fast as domestic; new terminal due to open Q1 2018

Jeddah Airport’s capacity increased by 13% in 2016; international market growing twice as fast as domestic; new terminal due to open Q1 2018

Jeddah Airport is one of the leading airport’s of the Middle East, with the largest airport in Saudi Arabia handling over 30 million passengers per annum. Since 2007, the airport’s average year-on-year increase in seat capacity is 11%. We take a closer look at the growth patterns of one of the Middle East’s unique gateways. 

IndiGo doubles its Doha route offering

IndiGo doubles its Doha route offering

IndiGo now links Chennai and Kozhikode daily to the Qatari capital – already serves Delhi and Mumbai. 

Oman Air introduces Indian and Kenyan routes

Oman Air introduces Indian and Kenyan routes

Oman Air adds Kozhikode services from Salalah and Nairobi from Muscat.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

The rules in the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I are very strict: you have to get as many votes as you can to win! How you get these votes is of little concern to us, as long as it is legal (or you don’t get caught). Get everyone in your airport/airline to […]

Air India Express arrives in Ras Al Khaimah

Air India Express arrives in Ras Al Khaimah

Air India Express starts operations between Kozhikode and Ras Al Khaimah.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.