Articles Tagged ‘India’

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

We explore Air Arabia’s Sharjah network, with many changes over pre-coronavirus S19.  The carrier’s longest route, to Kuala Lumpur, will use A321neos.

GoAir begins Hyderabad to Male, the sole operator

GoAir begins Hyderabad to Male, the sole operator

GoAir launched Hyderabad to Male on 11 February, with this the carrier’s fourth route between India and the Maldives.

Air India takes off from Bangalore to San Francisco

Air India takes off from Bangalore to San Francisco

Air India began San Francisco to Bangalore on 9 January, with the reverse direction taking off on 11 January. The P2P round-trip demand was 137,000 in 2019.


Star Air launches Tirupati to Kalaburagi

Star Air launches Tirupati to Kalaburagi

India’s Star Air began Tirupati to Kalaburagi on 11 January, with the 492-kilometre route operating four-weekly.

Star Air starts Belgaum to Surat and Ajmer

Star Air starts Belgaum to Surat and Ajmer

Star Air has begun Belgaum to Surat and onto Ajmer, with the three-weekly operation government-funded. It follows the launch of Kalaburagi to Delhi Hindon.

United Airlines starts Chicago to Delhi, its third route to Delhi

United Airlines starts Chicago to Delhi, its third route to Delhi

United Airlines has started Chicago – Delhi, on which it competes directly with fellow Star Alliance member Air India. While Air India hasn’t captured much traffic over O’Hare, United will be able to.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Melbourne - India demand up 15% annually in past five years

Routes Reconnected: Melbourne – India demand up 15% annually in past five years

Melbourne Airport speaks to us about fast-growing markets and the airport now being the top by frequencies for Singapore Airlines.

Star Air takes off from Kalaburagi to Delhi Hindon

Star Air takes off from Kalaburagi to Delhi Hindon

Star Air began Kalaburagi to Delhi Hindon on 18 November, which was an important milestone for both airports, coinciding with the anniversary of Kalaburagi.

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

We speak with Khalil Lamrabet, SVP of Aviation Development at Abu Dhabi Airports, with a focus on the airport’s two new home-based LCCs.


Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

With multiple airlines retiring Boeing 747-400s, we look at the type’s top operators and routes globally this decade. Which are in and which aren’t?

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways serves Islamabad with Lahore coming soon. Will Dhaka be next? It has good yield, strong local traffic, and Biman with a one-stop offering.

United Airlines' big long-haul expansion with 5 routes to Africa + India; P2P demand of 524,000

United Airlines’ big long-haul expansion with 5 routes to Africa + India; P2P demand of 524,000

As United Airlines unveils multiple new routes, as it redeploys 2021 capacity from Europe, we explore them and the US – India and US – Africa markets.