Articles Tagged ‘CJB’

Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

Chennai being challenged as it is poised to break 20m passenger milestone; IndiGo is #1 carrier

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.

Capacity between India and Sri Lanka grew 17% last year; Chennai and Bengaluru are the fastest-growing links as IndiGo enters the market

Capacity between India and Sri Lanka grew 17% last year; Chennai and Bengaluru are the fastest-growing links as IndiGo enters the market

More than 2.93 million seats were flown between India and Sri Lanka in 2017, up from 2.50 million the year before. With tourist numbers between the nations growing at an average rate of 8.3% over the past decade, Jonathan Ford investigates what routes have grown the most and who the key airline players are. 

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of operation from Stockholm Arlanda

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of operation from Stockholm Arlanda

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Qatar Airways’ Swedish celebration, Air India Express now connects Coimbatore with Delhi four times weekly, while Cozumel welcomes its second link with Volaris. 


Zurich-Colombo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 250,000 searches; SWISS' next Asian route after four-year gap??

Zurich-Colombo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 250,000 searches; SWISS’ next Asian route after four-year gap??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 250,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Zurich and Colombo ‒ but the route is unserved!? SWISS’ last new Asian service was launched to Singapore in 2013, so surely it is overdue to start another route full of eastern […]

SriLankan Airlines introduces Indian duo

SriLankan Airlines introduces Indian duo

SriLankan Airlines starts flights to Coimbatore and Hyderabad, Indian destinations #13 and #14.

Air Carnival takes off for Tirupati

Air Carnival takes off for Tirupati

Air Carnival links Coimbatore and Tirupati with four weekly flights.


Cochin Airport poised to break 5m passengers in 2013

Cochin Airport poised to break 5m passengers in 2013

All aboard the Kerala Express to Cochin International Airport! With new routes being added all the time, including IndiGo’s four weekly A320 service from Chennai which started on 30 May, and Q1 growth of 9%, 2013 is going like a steam train for the Indian airport. anna.aero investigates its express route to growth.

SpiceJet continues expansion in Bangalore

SpiceJet continues expansion in Bangalore

SpiceJet adds Coimbatore and Hubli to its network from Bangalore.

IndiGo launches new domestic routes as it takes delivery of 50th A320

IndiGo launches new domestic routes as it takes delivery of 50th A320

IndiGo now flies from Bombay to Coimbatore and Bhubaneswar, and from Calcutta to Bhubaneswar.