Articles Tagged ‘Indian airlines’

Kingfisher goes from first to last in Indian market in just seven months; Jet Airways, IndiGo and Spicejet benefit

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?

IndiGo sees passenger numbers up 40% for second straight year; operating international services since September

IndiGo sees passenger numbers up 40% for second straight year; operating international services since September

While certain Indian carriers are making the headlines for all the wrong reasons, ambitious IndiGo, is still growing by 40% per annum, joint #1 in the domestic market and gradually entering international markets. How high are its monthly load factors and what competition does it face on its international routes?

No longer a force in India? Kingfisher slips from first to fifth in domestic market in just four months

No longer a force in India? Kingfisher slips from first to fifth in domestic market in just four months

It may be on the verge of joining the oneworld alliance but India’s Kingfisher is going through some challenging times. How has its domestic market share evolved in the last three years? When did it start international services and how many destinations in how many countries does it currently serve?


Is India's domestic market too competitive to be profitable? Six major routes served by all seven Indian airlines

Is India’s domestic market too competitive to be profitable? Six major routes served by all seven Indian airlines

We all know competition is a good thing, right? But can you have too much of a good thing? Just ask India’s airlines. The world’s fifth busiest domestic market has grown by 18% this year but which six major domestic routes are served by all seven domestic airlines? And which are the biggest routes that […]

Kingfisher's share of Indian domestic market falling fast; SpiceJet share reaches record 16.1% thanks to Q400s

Kingfisher’s share of Indian domestic market falling fast; SpiceJet share reaches record 16.1% thanks to Q400s

The Indian aviation is currently the opposite of the US. Impressive growth in demand but woeful financial performance. But which airlines have gained (and lost) most market share of demand between August and October? Who has the highest (and lowest) load factors and punctuality? Which airports are seeing international traffic grow fastest?

India’s aviation market (now the size of France) revs up for further growth; first F1 race in Delhi later this year

India’s aviation market (now the size of France) revs up for further growth; first F1 race in Delhi later this year

India’s airports handled over 140 million passengers in the last 12 months, but which are growing fastest? How competitive is the domestic market and what share of international capacity is provided by Indian carriers? And when will India’s airlines finally join global alliances?


IndiGo aiming to be #1 in Indian domestic market; latest Airbus order could grow fleet to 250 aircraft by 2025

IndiGo aiming to be #1 in Indian domestic market; latest Airbus order could grow fleet to 250 aircraft by 2025

So what do you do while you’re waiting for Airbus to deliver 100 aircraft you ordered back in 2005? Answer? Order 180 more! Yes, India’s IndiGo is not lacking in ambition and it’s now #3 in the Indian domestic market. How quickly has its network been growing and which are its top 12 routes?

Indian domestic air traffic still growing at more than 10%; Dubai the dominant destination for Middle East traffic

Indian domestic air traffic still growing at more than 10%; Dubai the dominant destination for Middle East traffic

The Indian market is still showing signs of healthy growth. What’s happening to the market share of the now seven main carriers active in the market? We take a closer look at capacity on routes to the Middle East to see what share Indian carriers have?

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?


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?

Indian domestic market up over 20% in 2010 Q2; Qatar Airways latest airline to expand international services

Indian domestic market up over 20% in 2010 Q2; Qatar Airways latest airline to expand international services

Air travel in India has been growing by more than 20% all year. Which airlines have gained (and lost) market share so far this year and which carrier has grown its international presence by 30% since April?

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?