Articles Tagged ‘Mumbai’

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

More than 29.75 million seats will be available on departing flights from India’s Mumbai Airport in 2017, 3.3% up on the previous year. We take a look at air service developments at the airport over the past 10 years including growth rates in domestic and international services, and the largest and fastest growing airlines and […]

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?


Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October

Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October

The UK – India market is currently going through some changes. Kingfisher’s on-going troubles mean that it is axing its long-haul flights to the UK while Virgin Atlantic is returning to Delhi with twin-engined aircraft later this year. But how have passenger numbers evolved during the last decade, and which routes are now a British […]

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 […]

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?


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?

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India is currently the second biggest non-German carrier at Frankfurt (as measured by seat capacity) but all that will change this winter as it dismantles its scissor hub leaving just a single route. How does it compare with Jet Airways’ similar operation at Brussels?

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?


Kingfisher consolidates in India; Nepal becomes eighth country to welcome flights as airline prepares for oneworld

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?

Asia, Europe and North America's top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive

Asia, Europe and North America’s top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive

How much competition is there on some of the world’s busiest routes? Which European route is still the busiest despite a 40% drop in traffic? And just how many carriers are there on India’s busiest domestic route?

Two-thirds of Jet Airways ASKs now operating internationally; Saudi Arabia newest territory

Article ThumbJet 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?