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Articles Tagged ‘Kolkata’

IndiGo makes history by being the first LCC to link India and Vietnam

IndiGo makes history by being the first LCC to link India and Vietnam

IndiGo has begun a daily service from Kolkata to Hanoi, marking the first route an LCC has operated between India and Vietnam. The choice of Kolkata was from its geographic closeness to Southeast Asia while enabling connections from across India. Complementing Hanoi is Kolkata-Ho Chi Minh City, which starts on the 18th of this month.

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata Airport handled 19.89 million passengers during the financial year FY17/18, 26% more than in the previous 12 months. Its average year-on-year traffic growth over the past two financial years is 25%. Nick Preston examines key traffic trends at this rapidly rising Indian airport, including its top airlines and routes.

Indian market regains its swagger; Jet Airways, Kingfisher, Indian Airlines and IndiGo all fighting to be domestic #1

Indian market regains its swagger; Jet Airways, Kingfisher, Indian Airlines and IndiGo all fighting to be domestic #1

How did Indian airports and Indian airlines fare in 2010? Which carriers gained and lost market share? How many Western European destinations are served non-stop (and by which carriers) and which serves the highest number of Indian airports?


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?