Articles Tagged ‘GAU’

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata Airport handled 19.89 million passengers during the financial year FY17/18, 26% more than in the previous 12 months. Its average year-on-year traffic growth over the past two financial years is 25%. Nick Preston examines key traffic trends at this rapidly rising Indian airport, including its top airlines and routes.

IndiGo goes from strength to strength at Delhi; LCC accounts for more than one quarter of airport's capacity, 36 routes flown in S18

IndiGo goes from strength to strength at Delhi; LCC accounts for more than one quarter of airport’s capacity, 36 routes flown in S18

IndiGo offered 19.86 million two-way seats on flights serving Delhi in 2017, 5.5% up on the previous year. India’s biggest airline has grown by 636% at the country’s busiest airport since 2008. Nick Preston takes a look at its Delhi operation including its capacity trends and leading domestic and international routes.

India traffic growth shows no signs of slowdown; domestic demand outpacing international links, IndiGo is biggest carrier

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. 


Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport has slipped down the Indian airport rankings, as other facilities have grown quicker than the South India gateway. Marc Watkins investigates the airport’s traffic profile and seasonality, as well as its biggest carriers and country markets.

Guwahati Airport experiences rapid growth, doubts over it continuing; IndiGo #1 carrier

Guwahati Airport experiences rapid growth, doubts over it continuing; IndiGo #1 carrier

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 […]

Vistara adds flights from three Indian airports

Vistara adds flights from three Indian airports

Vistara starts new routes involving Bengaluru, Guwahati and Kolkata airports.


SpiceJet starts six new domestic routes with Q400s

SpiceJet starts six new domestic routes with Q400s

SpiceJet launches first flights to Aizawl, Gorakhpur and Silchar. Now serves 38 airports in India.

AirAsia India starts three new domestic routes

AirAsia India starts three new domestic routes

AirAsia India adds routes from four Indian airports including Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways has been flirting with IndiGo, over it acquiring a stake in the LCC, while also declaring that it is not interested in a similar deal involving SpiceJet. Despite India’s biggest airline suggesting that any such talks were ‘completely baseless’, anna.aero’s data elves take a spin through the statistics behind this spicy love triangle.


Vistara visits Bagdogra and Guwahati from Delhi

Vistara visits Bagdogra and Guwahati from Delhi

Vistara now links Delhi to Bagdogra and Guwahati with daily flights, using its A320s.

Air Astana inaugurates two routes to Kiev Boryspil; connects Atyrau and Moscow Sheremetyevo

Air Astana inaugurates two routes to Kiev Boryspil; connects Atyrau and Moscow Sheremetyevo

Air Astana connects both Almaty and Astana with Kiev Boryspil; launches Atyrau to Moscow Sheremetyevo.

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.