Articles Tagged ‘MAA’

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.

Air India Express launches second Singapore route

Air India Express launches second Singapore route

Air India Express starts five times weekly service from Chennai to Singapore.

IndiGo adds Port Blair to its network

IndiGo adds Port Blair to its network

IndiGo adds three new routes and makes Port Blair its 41st airport.


Scoot inaugurates Indian services

Scoot inaugurates Indian services

Scoot now serves Amritsar and Chennai from Singapore using its 787s.

GoAir, India’s fifth largest airline, continues generic growth rather than adding new routes; Delhi #1 airport and no international flights ‒ yet

GoAir, India’s fifth largest airline, continues generic growth rather than adding new routes; Delhi #1 airport and no international flights ‒ yet

The last route launches we can find in the anna.aero New Route Database for GoAir were way back in November 2014, and with none planned. Despite that fact, the LCC is flying smart and is expected to grow its ASKs by 11% this year. anna.aero investigates India’s fifth largest carrier.

Pune Airport pushes past five million barrier; IndiGo retains its #1 spot with impressive 17% annual growth

Pune Airport pushes past five million barrier; IndiGo retains its #1 spot with impressive 17% annual growth

Pune Airport has had a great 2015, not only has it broken through the five million barrier for the first time, but it has become India’s ninth largest airport, jumping ahead of Goa, courtesy of its 29% annual growth. anna.aero inspects the growing carriers and biggest routes at this Indian hot spot.


SpiceJet starts second Bangkok route

SpiceJet starts second Bangkok route

SpiceJet now connects Chennai and Bangkok with six times weekly flights.

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways turning purple to get IndiGo stake; or will it have to settle for SpiceJet instead?

Qatar Airways has been flirting with IndiGo, over it acquiring a stake in the LCC, while also declaring that it is not interested in a similar deal involving SpiceJet. Despite India’s biggest airline suggesting that any such talks were ‘completely baseless’, anna.aero’s data elves take a spin through the statistics behind this spicy love triangle.

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.


AirAsia India launches and shifts base to Bangalore

AirAsia India launches and shifts base to Bangalore

AirAsia’s latest joint venture in India has finally operated its first flight, from Bangalore to Goa. Flights to Chennai will launch later this week. We examine just how much competition the carrier will face on its first three routes, and reveal AirAsia’s mixed record to date in the Indian market.

Indian airports serve 169 million passengers in last year; passenger numbers up 6% as AirAsia India prepares to launch

Indian airports serve 169 million passengers in last year; passenger numbers up 6% as AirAsia India prepares to launch

India’s air travel market faces economic and currency-related issues, but still grew by 6% during the last year. We look at which airports are growing fastest, what the trends in international and domestic growth are, and reveal which carriers are growing fastest in serving the Indian international market.

Jet Airways expands Middle East offering

Jet Airways expands Middle East offering

Jet Airways adds new non-stop route to Abu Dhabi, and two new routes to Dammam in Saudi Arabia.