With growth at Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways showing no signs of slowing, how have the national carriers of Bahrain, Oman and Jordan responded in recent years? What has been the focus of their network growth? Which routes will they be dropping in 2012? And just how much bigger are the MEB3 carriers in terms of airports served, weekly flights, weekly seats and weekly ASKs?
Jordan’s Queen Alia Airport growing at almost 20% in 2010; airBaltic, Alitalia, Iberia and Vueling starting new flights
Royal Jordanian may not have the same global ambitions as some of its regional rivals but it continues to start new routes and Jordan continues to attract new services. We reveal which LCCs, US carriers and European flag carriers fly to Amman.
Having placed an order for over 50 737-800s last year, flydubai is now up and running. Which are its first destinations and what competition will it face? What sort of utilisation will be required from the fleet?
Royal Jordanian may be based in the centre of a fairly volatile region but its traffic is growing at 20% per annum. Its fleet of Airbus and Embraer will (one-day) be complemented by 787 Dreamliners. A new route to Kiev begins next week.