Articles Tagged ‘TRZ’

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 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.

Capacity between India and Sri Lanka grew 17% last year; Chennai and Bengaluru are the fastest-growing links as IndiGo enters the market

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. 

Thai AirAsia adds two new destinations in India

Thai AirAsia adds two new destinations in India

Thai AirAsia has commenced services from Bangkok Don Mueang to Tiruchirappalli and Jaipur in India.


Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.

Malindo Air commences flights to India from Kuala Lumpur

Malindo Air commences flights to India from Kuala Lumpur

Malindo Air launches daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Delhi and Tiruchirapalli. Will compete with Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia.

Jet Airways adds two domestic destinations from Bangalore

Jet Airways adds two domestic destinations from Bangalore

Jet Airways launches flights from Bangalore Airport to Tiruchirapally Airport via Kochi Airport and services to Vijayawada Airport.


SpiceJet launches two domestic routes

SpiceJet launches two domestic routes

SpiceJet launched four-weekly flights from Chennai to Tiruchirapally and thrice-weekly frequencies between Bangalore and Pondicherry.

SpiceJet adds three new Chennai routes with Q400s

SpiceJet adds three new Chennai routes with Q400s

Indian LCC uses Q400s to serve three new domestic destinations from Chennai. Becomes fourth carrier on Tiruchirapilly route.

Kingfisher Airlines launches three new routes to Colombo

Kingfisher Airlines launches three new routes to Colombo

Kingfisher Airlines now flies to Colombo in SriLanka from three Indian airports; Kochi, Trivandrum and Tiruchirapalli.


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 10 January – Friday 16 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAnother 17 new routes were started around the world this week by Azul (Brazil), BA (UK), Cebu Pacific (Philippines), Cimber Air (Denmark), Eastern Airways (UK), easyJet (UK), JAL (Japan), Mihin Lanka (Sri Lanka), Oman Air (Oman), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), Vivaaerobus (Mexico) and VLM (Netherlands).