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Articles Tagged ‘Indian airlines’

Vistara sets new records in December; over 300,000 passengers, 85% load factor and 3.2% of India’s domestic market

Vistara sets new records in December; over 300,000 passengers, 85% load factor and 3.2% of India’s domestic market

The joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines is gradually making its presence felt in the Indian market. We reveal its monthly passengers and load factors since launch and what share of the domestic market it has at the airports it serves. We also identify the biggest Indian airports the carrier does not currently […]

SpiceJet set to handle 14 million passengers in 2016 but still only serves six international destinations; first of 42 737 MAX 8s coming in 2017

SpiceJet set to handle 14 million passengers in 2016 but still only serves six international destinations; first of 42 737 MAX 8s coming in 2017

India’s fourth biggest domestic airline has a mixed fleet of 737s and Q400s. We track the airline’s domestic share going back to 2009 and reveal the airline’s top 15 airports and number of routes served.

Vistara reaches one million passengers just before first birthday; serves 12 destinations with fleet of nine 148-seat A320s

Vistara reaches one million passengers just before first birthday; serves 12 destinations with fleet of nine 148-seat A320s

India’s Vistara launched back in January 2015 and now commands just under 2% of the Indian domestic market. We look at the airline’s passenger and load factor development in 2015, its route network and its first dropped route.


SpiceJet looks at network densification to improve financial performance

SpiceJet looks at network densification to improve financial performance

SpiceJet is still growing but is reducing the size of its network. More flights on fewer routes may help improve yields. We reveal which seven airports have been dropped from the airline’s network and which routes have been suspended.

IndiGo passes 70 million passengers; India's #1 domestic airline still growing at 20% per annum with over 70 A320s

IndiGo passes 70 million passengers; India’s #1 domestic airline still growing at 20% per annum with over 70 A320s

IndiGo went from first flight to India’s biggest domestic airline in just under six years. We take a closer look at the airline’s rate of development, load factors and which are its leading airports. Only two other carriers (AirAsia and Lion Air) have more aircraft waiting to be delivered from Airbus than IndiGo.

Air Costa becomes India's newest airline

Air Costa becomes India’s newest airline

Air Costa has become the newest scheduled airline to operate in the Indian domestic market. With two E170s and just four routes on sale at present, the airline faces some major challenges. We take a closer look at the airline’s operational schedule and see what competition it faces.


AirAsia India – potential route network evaluated

AirAsia India – potential route network evaluated

Find out which routes anna.aero will consider as contenders for the new Chennai-based operation.

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 gains Indian market share thanks to acquisition of Q400s; now operating 100 routes with almost 50 aircraft

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?

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?

GoAir now India's fifth biggest domestic airline; Chennai becomes 22nd airport served with airline's 12 A320s

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?