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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?

India's airports report first drop in international traffic since March 2009; Kingfisher's domestic share just 3% in August

India’s airports report first drop in international traffic since March 2009; Kingfisher’s domestic share just 3% in August

India’s airports saw passenger numbers fall by 6.3% in July, but which airline has been growing its domestic market share most this year? Which airports have seen the biggest changes in international traffic, and which carriers have the highest domestic load factors?

SpiceJet starts flying to Jabalpur from both Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet starts flying to Jabalpur from both Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet launches daily domestic flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Jabalpur


SpiceJet launches first route to Afghanistan; from Delhi to Kabul

SpiceJet launches first route to Afghanistan; from Delhi to Kabul

SpiceJet now flies from Delhi International Airport to Kabul in Afghanistan. The Indian low-cost airline becomes the first LCC on the route.

SpiceJet launches flights to Dubai from Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet launches flights to Dubai from Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet starts flying to Dubai from both Delhi and Mumbai; faces significant competition on both routes.

Kingfisher's share of Indian market falls to just 5.4% in April; Delhi airport traffic up almost 20% to almost 36 million

Kingfisher’s share of Indian market falls to just 5.4% in April; Delhi airport traffic up almost 20% to almost 36 million

Kingfisher’s domestic decline continued once more in April with the once market-leading airline now having just over 5% of the domestic market. Which are the top 15 airports in India in the last 12 months and which European country has a similar sized aviation market?


Kenya Airways launches flights to Delhi in India from Nairobi

Kenya Airways launches flights to Delhi in India from Nairobi

Kenya Airways now flies to India’s capital Delhi from its hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta Airport.

Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October

Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October

The UK – India market is currently going through some changes. Kingfisher’s on-going troubles mean that it is axing its long-haul flights to the UK while Virgin Atlantic is returning to Delhi with twin-engined aircraft later this year. But how have passenger numbers evolved during the last decade, and which routes are now a British […]

Jet Airways launches services from Delhi to Dammam

Jet Airways launches services from Delhi to Dammam

Jet Airways connects Delhi Airport with Dammam Airport in Saudi Arabia.


IndiGo sees passenger numbers up 40% for second straight year; operating international services since September

IndiGo sees passenger numbers up 40% for second straight year; operating international services since September

While certain Indian carriers are making the headlines for all the wrong reasons, ambitious IndiGo, is still growing by 40% per annum, joint #1 in the domestic market and gradually entering international markets. How high are its monthly load factors and what competition does it face on its international routes?

SpiceJet connects Surat non-stop to Delhi and Mumbai with daily flights

SpiceJet connects Surat non-stop to Delhi and Mumbai with daily flights

SpiceJet has launched daily flights to Surat in the state of Gujarat from both Delhi and Mumbai using 737. Air India competes on Delhi route.

Is India's domestic market too competitive to be profitable? Six major routes served by all seven Indian airlines

Is India’s domestic market too competitive to be profitable? Six major routes served by all seven Indian airlines

We all know competition is a good thing, right? But can you have too much of a good thing? Just ask India’s airlines. The world’s fifth busiest domestic market has grown by 18% this year but which six major domestic routes are served by all seven domestic airlines? And which are the biggest routes that […]