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Indian LCC wrap: Air India Express; GoAir; IndiGo; Kingfisher Red; Jet Lite and SpiceJet


The airline landscape in India has been transformed in recent years. In 2003, there were just four carriers – Air India, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Air Sahara - all operating full service models. And private carriers in those days were limited to operating domestic routes only. Today, there are effectively seven major airlines operating 11 different brands. [5881 words]

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  • IndiGo planning to maintain profits
  • SpiceJet close to breaking even in FY2009/10
  • GoAir feeling the heat?
  • JetLite expecting stronger 1Q2010-11
  • Jet Airways focused on expanding Jet Konnect route network
  • Kingfisher Red seeing an improvement in financial performance
  • India’s international LCC market
  • Air India Express to become one of the strongest carriers in the market
  • Foreign carriers looking to expand to India
  • Outlook: Pressures ahead for India’s LCCs at home and abroad

Graphs and data:

  • Indian carriers domestic market share: Mar-2010
  • Indian domestic LCC capacity (seats) share as % of total capacity (seats): Jan-2001 to Jan-2010
  • India LCC destinations: domestic
  • IndiGo passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth (% change year-on-year): Mar-2009 to Mar-2010
  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and Association of Southeast Asian Nations members
  • IndiGo aircraft deliveries: 2010 to 2016
  • IndiGo destination map: Mar-2010
  • SpiceJet operating profit and net profit margins: 1Q2008-09 to 3Q2009-10
  • SpiceJet passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth (% change year-on-year): Mar-2009 to Mar-2010
  • SpiceJet shareholding pattern
  • SpiceJet destination map: Apr-2010
  • GoAir passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth: Mar-2009 to Mar-2010
  • JetLite unit revenue/cost and passenger load factor: 1Q2009 to 3Q2010
  • JetLite destination map: Apr-2010
  • Kingfisher Red fleet: Apr-2010
  • International LCC capacity (seats) share to/from India as % of total capacity (seats): 2001 to 2009
  • Air India Express international destinations
  • AirAsia India routes
  • Middle East LCCs: Indian Subcontinent destinations
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