Articles Tagged ‘DEL’

Kolkata Airport: New terminal opens this week; Domestic capacity shrinks

Kolkata Airport: New terminal opens this week; Domestic capacity shrinks

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.

SpiceJet launches Sharjah as the eighth international destination

SpiceJet launches Sharjah as the eighth international destination

SpiceJet inaugurates services from Varanasi to Sharjah; adds flights from Delhi to Lucknow.

SpiceJet launches the first low-cost service from India to China

SpiceJet launches the first low-cost service from India to China

SpiceJet inaugurates four-weekly flights from Delhi to Guangzhou becoming the first low-cost operator from India to China.


SpiceJet adds its 43rd domestic destinations from Delhi

SpiceJet adds its 43rd domestic destinations from Delhi

SpiceJet launches flights from Delhi to Allahabad.

Mihin Lanka adds three Indian destinations to its Colombo network

Mihin Lanka adds three Indian destinations to its Colombo network

Mihin Lanka launches flights from Sri Lankan Colombo to Delhi, Varanasi and Gaya.

Sharjah Airport set to break 7 million passengers in 2012

Sharjah Airport set to break 7 million passengers in 2012

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

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.

SpiceJet grows its offering to Dubai and Riyadh

SpiceJet grows its offering to Dubai and Riyadh

SpiceJet commences services from Ahmedabad to Dubai; adds flights from Delhi to Riyadh.

SpiceJet launches flights from Delhi to Udaipur

SpiceJet launches flights from Delhi to Udaipur

SpiceJet inaugurates operations in Udaipur with daily flights from Delhi.


Air India resumes services on the route from Delhi to Dhaka

Air India resumes services on the route from Delhi to Dhaka

Air India returns on the route from Delhi to Dhaka in Bangladesh.

ANA All Nippon Airways serves Delhi in India again from Tokyo Narita Airport

ANA All Nippon Airways serves Delhi in India again from Tokyo Narita Airport

ANA All Nippon Airways has relaunched the route from Tokyo Narita Airport to Delhi Airport in India.

Jet Airways grows almost 50% in two years; traffic dips in July as alliance membership issues remain unresolved

Jet Airways grows almost 50% in two years; traffic dips in July as alliance membership issues remain unresolved

India’s Jet Airways made a loss last year but grew by almost 20%. What has happened to the airline’s domestic market share and how extensive is the airline’s international network? Which international routes have been launched (and dropped) in 2012?