Articles Tagged ‘TRV’
SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX
SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.
Booming Bengaluru sees traffic treble in just 10 years; domestic links lead the way; IndiGo biggest carrier
Bengaluru Airport played host to 26.91 million passengers in FY17/18, which is 17.6% more than in the previous 12-month period. It has now enjoyed consecutive increases in traffic over the past five financial years. Nick Preston looks at the airport’s network developments, including its leading routes and airlines.
Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status
Thiruvananthapuram Airport has slipped down the Indian airport rankings, as other facilities have grown quicker than the South India gateway. Marc Watkins investigates the airport’s traffic profile and seasonality, as well as its biggest carriers and country markets.
Capacity between India and Sri Lanka grew 17% last year; Chennai and Bengaluru are the fastest-growing links as IndiGo enters the market
More than 2.93 million seats were flown between India and Sri Lanka in 2017, up from 2.50 million the year before. With tourist numbers between the nations growing at an average rate of 8.3% over the past decade, Jonathan Ford investigates what routes have grown the most and who the key airline players are.
Saudi Arabian Airlines adds its eighth Indian destination
Saudi Arabian Airlines begins operations to its 88th destination to the capital of Kerala in India.
Jeddah Airport’s capacity increased by 13% in 2016; international market growing twice as fast as domestic; new terminal due to open Q1 2018
Jeddah Airport is one of the leading airport’s of the Middle East, with the largest airport in Saudi Arabia handling over 30 million passengers per annum. Since 2007, the airport’s average year-on-year increase in seat capacity is 11%. We take a closer look at the growth patterns of one of the Middle East’s unique gateways.
SpiceJet starts second service to Maldives
SpiceJet now offers daily flights from Thiruvananthapuram to Malé.
Air India Express starts three new routes to Sharjah
Air India Express connects Chandigarh, Tiruchirappalli and Varanasi with Sharjah.
anna.aero honours Jasim Al Beloushi, Dubai Airport firefighter
This week, anna.aero remembers Jasim Al Beloushi, the Dubai Airport firefighter who made the ultimate sacrifice saving the lives of others when Emirates flight EK521 crash landed on 3 August.
Malindo Air makes it six to India
Malindo Air becomes the first carrier to link Kuala Lumpur to Thiruvananthapuram in India.
Air Pegasus launches in Southern India
Air Pegasus starts first two routes from Bengaluru to Hubli and Thiruvananthapuram.
Jet Airways launches two more routes to Qatar
Jet Airways links Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram to Doha in Qatar.