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Make My Trip and Go Air schedules are showing a HYD-DEL flight from 30th May onwards.

G8 421 HYD (05:35) - DEL (07:35)
G8 422 DEL (19:55) - HYD (22:05)
 

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Any idea how many domestic flights are parked in Hyderabad in the night and which carrier has the most?
Based on a look at the Airline schedules, this is a breakdown:

1. Air India- 4 (3-A319 & 1-A321)
2. Air India Regional- 1 (ATR 72)
3. IndiGo- 14 (Mix of A320 & A320 Neo)
4. SpiceJet- 6 (2-B737 & 4-Q400)
5. Go Air- 1 (A320)
6. TruJet- 4 (ATR 72)

That would bring the total to 30 aircraft's. Jet Airways used to park 2 B737's but now they are used for the Abu Dhabi & Dammam flight rotations.

Others may contribute if there are any inconsistencies.
 

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SpiceJet is adding the following routes to Mangalore, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Guwahati from July 01, 2017

SG 845 HYD 17:50 - 20:20 IXC 12345
SG 846 IXC 20:50 - 23:20 HYD 12345

SG 841 HYD 05:50 - 07:55 JAI 08:25 - 11:00 GAU Daily
SG 842 GAU 11:30 - 14:10 JAI 15:20 - 17:20 HYD Daily

SG 871 HYD 17:50 - 19:50 JAI 67
SG 872 JAI 20:20 - 22:20 HYD 67

Rotation for this flight is:
HYD-JAI-GAU-JAI-HYD-IXC-HYD from Monday to Friday
HYD-JAI-GAU-JAI-HYD-JAI-HYD for Saturday & Sunday

SG 1004 HYD 10:00 - 11:20 IXE Daily
SG 1005 IXE 11:40 - 13:10 HYD Daily
 

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So according to the Air India along with websites like Flightradar24 and Flightaware, the Washington-Delhi flight is extended to Hyderabad on a one way route.

AI 104 has a 77W on IAD-DEL sector and later AI 104 operates DEL-HYD with an A320 replacing AI 544 in the afternoon slot thrice a week. AI 544 operates as a standalone HYD-VGA flight.
 

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Go Air is announcing new flights to Ahmedabad and Lucknow along with additional flights to Delhi.

Effective from November 24:

G8 423 DEL 07:40 HYD 10:10
G8 424 HYD 10:40 DEL 13:05

Effective from December 01:

G8 425 DEL 05:40 HYD 07:50
G8 426 HYD 23:00 DEL 01:10

G8 551 HYD 08:30 AMD 10:30 (Ex Sun)
G8 553 AMD 11:00 HYD 12:45 (Ex Sun)

G8 558 HYD 13:20 LKO 15:00 (Ex Tue)
G8 559 LKO 15:45 HYD 17:45 (Ex Tue)

G8 554 HYD 18:20 AMD 20:05
G8 552 AMD 20:35 HYD 22:20
 

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Jet Airways is withdrawing their daily service to Abu Dhabi from March 25th onwards. Their flight schedule is reflecting the same as is the booking engine.
 

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AAI Feburary 2018 Statistics:

Air Traffic Movements
Intl: 2066 (+ 21.2% from Feb 2017)
Dom: 10652 (+ 14.1% from Feb 2017)
Total: 12718 (+ 15.2 % from Feb 2017)

Air Traffic Movements form April 2017-February 2018
Intl: 22525 (+ 10%)
Dom: 112766 (+ 14.9%)
Total: 135281 (+ 14.1%)

Passenger Traffic
Intl: 289879 (+ 14.3% from Feb 2017)
Dom: 1277628 (+ 24.5% from Feb 2017)
Total: 1567507 (+ 22.4 % from Feb 2017)

Passenger Traffic form April 2017-February 2018
Intl: 3366083 (+ 8.4%)
Dom: 13100839 (+ 22.6%)
Total: 16466922 (+ 19.4%)
 

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9W is also withdrawing their ATR's on the HYD-RJA sector from 30/05/2018. From 01/06/2018, the ATR will fly the Hyderabad-Bhopal sector via Nagpur.
ATR rotation will change from BLR-HYD-RJA-HYD-RJA-HYD-BLR to BLR-HYD-NAG-BHO-NAG-HYD-BLR.
 

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LH, KL and BA all started their services to HYD around 2004-05 (2008 in BA's case). However only BA serves HYD now. KL withdrew in 2009 while LH withdrew in 2011.

Long haul international flights generally make money by filling up the front of the plane whilst also relying on transit traffic (This is precisely the reason why LH's BLR service has earned the monkier of The Bangalore Express and is served daily with a B747-8). Having decent O&D demand also helps this cause as does shipping cargo (This being the main reason why UA serves BOM & DEL daily with their B777-200ER, they make a lot of money through the cargo belly of the aircraft besides good O&D demand).

Ultimately, one of the major reasons for LH & KL leaving HYD was that while the loads were good, the yields were not justifying the operational costs. This is primarily because they did not have the right equipment to serve HYD especially when the global markets crashed around 2008-09 and later on when the ME3 piled up their flights to HYD.

LH served HYD with the A340-300. This flight was operated daily at its peak and still holds the distinction of being the first official arrival at RGIA on March 23, 2008. However, around 2010, LH downgraded the service to thrice weekly on an A330-300 before withdrawing for good in 2011. Now, LH have been making all the noises of resuming HYD since 2014. HYD was mentioned as one of the first potential destinations when LH Cityline was announced. That did not materialize. Then in 2015-16, while LH was taking deliveries of their A350's they mentioned HYD as a potential destination again. The likelihood of LH is so-so right now, primarily because their A350's are mainly being based in MUC rather than FRA. If Cityline was the preferred option then it would have started by now.

KL served HYD till 2009 with their peak frequency being 6 times a week. They used the MD-11 for this service. The arrival of BA in 2008 mostly killed the KL service. However, KL have said that the lack of proper equipment meant that HYD could not be served as the economy section was almost always full but business and premier economy were not earning enough to justify the costs. Still, the chances of KL resuming HYD or AMS being connected through 9W is the most likely in the near future, probably by 2019 or so. That would also require 9W to improve their rather pitiable network out of HYD.

BA remain the only one that made HYD successfully. They started with the B777-200ER to HYD 5 times a week. However, around 2010-11, when air travel from HYD really stagnated and fuel prices shot to the skies increasing operational costs, BA had the right equipment in their fleet to make HYD work. They sent the B767-300 to HYD whilst increasing the service to 6 times a week. The 189 seater B763 had just about the right mix of economy and premier economy and business class seating for HYD. On peak seasons, they sent the B777-200ER to HYD. This fleet flexibility helped BA stabilize their operations in HYD despite the onslaught from the ME3. Ultimately in 2014, BA made the HYD service daily and swithced to the B787-8 which is the perfect aircraft to make HYD work. BA was also helped by decent O&D demand between HYD-LHR as well as their onward connections to the US.

If only LH and KL had the same kind of fleet flexibility as BA, then maybe they could have make HYD work better instead of withdrawing. Still KL looks the most likely to resume HYD (or serve through 9W) while LH seems to have gone silent on HYD in recent times. HYD-USA non stop is unsustainable right now since the primary traffic is VFR which tends to fill the economy section, but then again never say never. The B787 or the A350 and later on the B777X may just open newer avenues in a few years time.

PS: These are my personal observations after observing the operational trends of the European airlines to HYD. Any factual corrections or additional information will be welcome and appreciated.
 

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So 6E is now extending their ATR service to IXM twice a day besides adding additional flights to RJA from June 07, 2018. With 6E ATR's will fly to IXE, NAG, TIR, RJA, VGA, CCJ and IXM from HYD.

6E7152 HYD 0645 - 0910 IXM AT7 D
6E7153 IXM 0930 - 1150 HYD 1210 - 1330 RJA AT7 D
6E7154 RJA 1350 - 1505 HYD AT7 D
6E7155 HYD 1525 - 1645 RJA AT7 D
6E7156 RJA 1705 - 1820 HYD 1840 - 2105 IXM AT7 D
6E7157 IXM 2125 - 2345 HYD AT7 D

Rotation for the ATR is HYD-IXM-HYD-RJA-HYD-RJA-HYD-IXM-HYD

Further 9W is starting a new HYD-PNQ-PAT service from April 20, 2018. They are replacing the existing 9W 173/174 service between HYD and PNQ.

New daily red eye service will run till October 28, 2018 with a B737-800 aircraft with the following schedule:

9W 3539 HYD 21:20 - 22:30 PNQ 23:00 - 01:20 PAT
9W 3540 PAT 02:45 - 05:05 PNQ 05:35- 06:50 HYD
 

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AAI March 2018 Statistics:

Air Traffic Movements
Intl: 2280 (+ 23.8% from Mar 2017)
Dom: 12020 (+ 16.9% from Mar 2017)
Total: 14300 (+ 18.0 % from Mar 2017)

Air Traffic Movements form April 2017-March 2018
Intl: 24795 (+ 11.4%)
Dom: 124786 (+ 15.1%)
Total: 149581 (+ 14.4%)

Passenger Traffic
Intl: 319633 (+ 20.9% from Mar 2017)
Dom: 1370234 (+ 31.4% from Mar 2017)
Total: 1689867 (+ 29.3 % from Mar 2017)

Passenger Traffic form April 2017-March 2018
Intl: 3685716 (+ 9.4%)
Dom: 14471073 (+ 23.3%)
Total: 18156789 (+ 20.2%)
 

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Vistara is operating a a fourth service on the HYD-DEL sector till May 31, 2018 on all days except Saturday.

UK 853 DEL 21:00 HYD 23:00
UK 854 HYD 23:45 DEL 02:00
 

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AAI April 2018 Statistics:

Air Traffic Movements
Intl: 2137 (+ 13.2% from Apr 2017)
Dom: 11830 (+ 19.7% from Apr 2017)
Total: 13967 (+ 18.7 % from Apr 2017)

Passenger Traffic
Intl: 325441 (+ 16.7% from Apr 2017)
Dom: 1383381 (+ 28.0% from Apr 2017)
Total: 1708822 (+ 25.7 % from Apr 2017)
 

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Can someone post the list of non-stop domestic destinations from HYD.
Looking at individual Airlines offering the following non-stop routes:

Air India: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Bhubaneshwar

Air India Regional: Coimbatore, Pune, Vijayawada, Shirdi, Jabalpur, Raipur

Jet Airways: Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Nagpur

IndiGo: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kochi, Goa, Trivandrum, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Madurai, Coimbatore, Vizag, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Nagpur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Raipur, Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Ranchi

SpiceJet: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Pune, Goa, Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Rajahmundry, Hubli, Madurai, Puducherry, Jaipur, Patna, Varanasi, Jabalpur, Surat, Mangalore

Go Air: Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Goa, Lucknow, Patna

Air Asia India: Bengaluru, Jaipur, Goa, Kochi, Bhubaneshwar

Vistara: Delhi

TruJet: Chennai, Tirupati, Rajahmundry, Aurangabad, Goa, Vidyanagar, Kadapa, Nanded, Vijayawada
 

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HYD International Data from Q1 (Jan-Mar) 2018:

AUH 73112 (EY 21x332, 321, 320)
BAH 23430 (GF 9x321, 320)
BKK 36072 (TG 7x772, 77W, 773)
ORD 6177 (AI 7x77W)
CMB 17495 (UL 7x321, 320, 21N, 20N)
DMM 13402 (9W 4x738)
DOH 62653 (QR 7x788, 6E 7x320)
DXB 246363 (EK 21x77W, AI 7x321, 6E 7x320, FZ 5x738)
HKG 16800 (CX 4x333)
JED 51994 (SV 4x333, AI 3x744)
FRA 2
KUL 46478 (MH 7x738, AK 8x320)
KWI 2458 (J9 7x320, AI 2x320)
LHR 33784 (BA 7x789, 788)
MED 3691
MOS 0
MCT 68039 (WY 21x739, 738, AI 3x319)
RUH 22848 (SV 3x333)
SHJ 50380 (G9 7x320, 6E 7x320)
SIN 55119 (MI 10x7M8, 738, TR 7x320)
IAD 678
Total 830975

Traffic to Abu Dhabi has really fallen down across all routes to India. With Etihad struggling and Jet Airways withdrawing, expect Abu Dhabi to fall further.

Doha and Sharjah have literally seen the traffic double up. IndiGo flying on these 2 routes daily is showing its effect. Doha is also boosted by Qatar Airways ugrading to a B787-8 from an A321.

Numbers on all the remaining routes have more or less been the same as the previous year.

Looking forward, Flynas will start a bi-weekly to Riyadh with an A320. However, what HYD now needs is a direct flight to mainland Europe. Hope AF-KL-9W or LH oblige.
 
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