Articles Tagged ‘CCU’
India traffic growth shows no signs of slowdown; domestic demand outpacing international links, IndiGo is biggest carrier
India’s airports handled more than 308 million passengers during the financial year 2017/18, 17% up on the previous 12 months. Nick Preston takes a look at this fast growing market, including its recent international and domestic traffic trends, leading airlines, airports and routes.
Chennai is India’s fourth busiest facility, but since late 2017 the airport’s monthly passenger numbers have been usurped by a faster growing competitor. Marc Watkins reviews the airport’s recent traffic figures, its seasonality profile, as well as its biggest routes and carriers, including newcomer Vistara.
Guwahati in Assam was India’s 14th largest airport in 2016, handling around 3.5 million passengers and making it equivalent in size to Nuremberg in Europe or Richmond in the US. However, an analysis of the airport’s 2017 traffic figures so far shows it has leaped ahead of its nearest rivals. We take a closer gander […]
AirAsia launches two services from Johor Bahru in a single day, with new connections to India and Macau.
AirAsia India grows network by five routes including two to Bhubaneswar – IndiGo serving all five already.
AirAsia India connects Delhi and Kolkata to Ranchi with twice-daily flights.
Vistara connects Delhi with Leh. Competes with three other carriers.
SpiceJet becomes sixth carrier to link the cities in India and Bangladesh.
China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport
With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.
India now #5 country for air travel; passes Germany for airport traffic with over 250m passengers in 2016; IndiGo’s 40% domestic share
India’s airports welcomed over 40 million extra passengers in 2016, representing growth of 20% compared with 2015. We look at the leading airports, compare international and domestic growth and reveal the market shares of the leading domestic airlines.
Myanmar Airways International begins twice-weekly service from Yangon to Kolkata.
SpiceJet set to handle 14 million passengers in 2016 but still only serves six international destinations; first of 42 737 MAX 8s coming in 2017
India’s fourth biggest domestic airline has a mixed fleet of 737s and Q400s. We track the airline’s domestic share going back to 2009 and reveal the airline’s top 15 airports and number of routes served.