Articles Tagged ‘Indian airlines’
Indian domestic market up 20% in 2010 Q1; Jet/Jet Lite still leads Kingfisher domestically; Emirates top foreign airline
Demand for air travel in India is booming once again. Which are the leading domestic airlines? Which are the leading airlines serving the international market? And which destinations does Lufthansa serve non-stop that BA does not?
Kingfisher consolidates in India; Nepal becomes eighth country to welcome flights as airline prepares for oneworld
In just under five years Kingfisher has gone from nowhere to one of India’s two leading carriers and imminent oneworld membership? How has it achieved this? How does it compare with its rivals at India’s six busiest airports?
The Indian domestic market has bounced back to its 2007 levels while international traffic has continued to grow steadily. Which airports have been driving international growth and which carriers have been introducing new services?
Indian domestic demand is now growing at 20% once more. But given the dramatic falls last year, is traffic above or below 2007 levels? Which airlines have the biggest market shares and which niche player recently ceased operations?
After a year of declines Indian domestic air traffic is growing once more, by 5% in June. Which airports are benefiting most, which airlines have grown their market share this year and what’s happening to international traffic?
Jet Airways has been operating since 1993 but only started international flights in 2004. How have domestic and international routes performed during the last two years? Which new routes are starting soon and what is Jet Airways Konnect?
Indian air travel demand is still adjusting to new more sustainable levels, but how many passengers have been handled in the last 12 months at the country’s airports? What market share do the local airlines have and which niche carrier has the highest load factor?
Indian LCC GoAir attracts BA’s interest; Mumbai-Delhi route represents almost 50% of winter capacity
GoAir recently celebrated its third birthday but is not growing as fast as originally planned. Its network is dominated by one route (the most competitive in India!) and its fleet consists of just seven aircraft. Since the BA bid appears to have failed where does the airline’s future lie?
Jet-Kingfisher alliance has more than 50% of domestic capacity at seven of top eight domestic airports; Indian domestic demand now falling at almost 20%
With Indian domestic traffic now falling at almost 20% the country’s two biggest private airlines have forged an alliance. What market share will they have at key airports and who will be their biggest rivals? At which major airport will they have less than a 50% share?
This week’s new routes are provided by Aer Lingus, airBaltic, Allegiant Air, easyJet, Indian Airlines, IndiGo, Kingfisher Red and Ryanair. The PR departments at easyJet (five new routes) and IndiGo (four new routes) have been kept busiest. We also report on the start of a new airline, GeorgiaSkies.
India’s fifth largest domestic airline is growing rapidly and now operates 18 aircraft across 18 destinations. Last year it received its first 737-900s and carried around 3.5 million passengers. Delhi is the country’s busiest airport and nearly all routes are operated at least daily. International routes are on the cards as soon as the government will permit them.
Mumbai is India’s biggest airport. Kingfisher is India’s most ambitious airline. So what are its operations like at this key airport? On which routes does it have a monopoly and on which does it have to face eight (yes, eight) other airlines? Which are Kingfisher’s other main bases? And what risky venture has Kingfisher’s boss just taken on?