Articles Tagged ‘India’
Leak of the Week: Wizz Air will touch down in Dubai later this month when its services from Budapest, Bucharest, Kiev Zhulyany and Sofia begin, but its progress ever eastwards will not end there — as India is mooted to be next.
Our annual look at capacity trends across Asia reveals several changes from a year ago. China is still doing well but several other country markets are outperforming it this summer, notably Indonesia. Jakarta is growing ten times faster than Beijing, while Bangkok’s main airport loses traffic to its predecessor.
Despite being a fast-growing emerging economy, India’s air travel market declined during the last 12 months. We reveal how differently the domestic and international markets are performing, and which airports have performed best. Plus we show how each carrier’s share of the domestic market has changed in recent months.
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.
Five million passengers travel in Sri Lanka every year providing for an attractive market. Turkish Airlines is the latest global carrier to set up shop on the island, but a new domestic operator is scheduled to launch soon, too.
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 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 gains Indian market share thanks to acquisition of Q400s; now operating 100 routes with almost 50 aircraft
SpiceJet has seen its share of the Indian domestic market grow from 14% to 18% in the last year, thanks to the deployment of a dozen new Q400 turboprops serving Tier II and Tier III cities. Which are the airline’s busiest airports and which have seen the biggest growth in the last two years?
Capacity at China’s airports growing by 15% this summer, rest of Asia by less than 3% as India struggles
Asia is still a growing aviation market driven by China’s on-going development. But which are the fastest-growing major airlines, major airports and country markets based on scheduled seat capacity? We have some definitive graphs that you will want for your next Asian-themed aviation presentation.
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?
GoAir now India’s fifth biggest domestic airline; Chennai becomes 22nd airport served with airline’s 12 A320s
GoAir is India’s relatively low-profile LCC. Despite operating for well over six years it has not succumbed to temptation to launch international flights. So which are its main bases and how have passenger numbers and load factor developed in recent years? And what share of the domestic market does it now have?
Kingfisher goes from first to last in Indian market in just seven months; Jet Airways, IndiGo and Spicejet benefit
Latest statistics from India confirm that Kingfisher is now the smallest of the country’s seven airlines operating domestically. But which carriers have gained most from Kingfisher’s downsizing? And which carriers have the best and worst load factors this year? Which airports are driving the growth in international traffic?