Articles Tagged ‘DEL’

SpiceJet turns five; carrying six million passengers per year; adding international routes to Colombo and Kathmandu

SpiceJet turns five; carrying six million passengers per year; adding international routes to Colombo and Kathmandu

SpiceJet is heading off abroad next month, but which are its busiest airports in India? How many airports does it serve and which are its busiest routes? How much competition will it face on its new international services?

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India is currently the second biggest non-German carrier at Frankfurt (as measured by seat capacity) but all that will change this winter as it dismantles its scissor hub leaving just a single route. How does it compare with Jet Airways’ similar operation at Brussels?

Delhi now #1 airport in India; Mumbai route served by nine carriers; Kingfisher adds competition on international routes

Delhi now #1 airport in India; Mumbai route served by nine carriers; Kingfisher adds competition on international routes

Delhi’s traffic has trebled in nine years to over 25 million passengers. It now has a fantastic new terminal, but which are the biggest carriers at the airport? And just how competitive are some of the airport’s routes?


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 3 August - Monday 9 August):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 3 August – Monday 9 August):

A quiet time for new route launches as for western carriers the summer peak is well under way. But we still have new routes involving airports in Australia, Belarus, China, Colombia, Congo, El Salvador, India, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Thailand.

Indian domestic market continues to grow at 20%; Indian airports handled 124 million passengers in 2009 (+14%)

Indian domestic market continues to grow at 20%; Indian airports handled 124 million passengers in 2009 (+14%)

India has a new #1 airport. Delhi overtook Mumbai in 2010 but what’s been happening in the domestic market? Which carrier has had to dramatically cut back its network and is Jet/Jet Lite still beating Kingfisher?

New routes launched during the last week <br />(Tuesday 20 April - Monday 26 April)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 20 April – Monday 26 April)

A bit of a lull before the beginning of May when over 100 new routes will begin. After the ash cloud dispersed from European airspace, launch celebrations were not at the top of the agenda everywhere. However, we still have news and pictures on new routes started during the last week involving airports in France, […]


Kingfisher consolidates in India; Nepal becomes eighth country to welcome flights as airline prepares for oneworld

Kingfisher consolidates in India; Nepal becomes eighth country to welcome flights as airline prepares for oneworld

In just under five years Kingfisher has gone from nowhere to one of India’s two leading carriers and imminent oneworld membership? How has it achieved this? How does it compare with its rivals at India’s six busiest airports?

New routes launched during the last week<br /> (Tuesday 13 April - Monday 19 April):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 13 April – Monday 19 April):

Much of Europe has been hit by the volcanic ash cloud spreading across the continent from Iceland, which means that 11 planned route launches have not taken place. Still, we have managed to get great coverage from route launches in Bahrain, Belarus, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Serbia, South […]

New routes launched during the last week<br> (Tuesday 6 April - Monday 12 April):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 6 April – Monday 12 April):

This week’s super batch of new routes were dominated by US carriers starting new domestic services. But Air Canada, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Transavia.com and Virgin Blue were among others with reason to celebrate this week. We have lots more amazing cake photos to celebrate.


London Heathrow still attracting new services; bmi, China Airlines and Kingfisher celebrate route launches; British Airways now serves 104 destinations

London Heathrow still attracting new services; bmi, China Airlines and Kingfisher celebrate route launches; British Airways now serves 104 destinations

A busy week for London Heathrow, but what changes has the airport seen regarding its global network in the last two years? Quite a lot it turns out. And how does the airport’s portfolio of routes compare with its European hub rivals? Not well, and getting worse.

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March - Monday 29 March):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March – Monday 29 March):

Over 150 new routes to celebrate this week with the focus heavily on Europe. There are so many great cakes to choose from we’re asking you to help us identify our Cake Of The Week. And don’t forget, there’s a free, downloadable, spreadsheet for you to look at all the new route data any way […]

Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Which airlines have decided to start routes identified recently by anna.aero as having potential? Who’s going transatlantic with a 737-800? Which is airBaltic’s latest ‘country of the week’  and whose second international route is to Guam?