Articles Tagged ‘AUH’

MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014

MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014

The big US airlines with global networks are apparently trying to stop the growth of the major Gulf carriers into the US. We look at how these airlines allocate their capacity globally, and where capacity is being added fastest in 2015.

Etihad Airways starts Kolkata connections

Etihad Airways starts Kolkata connections

Etihad Airways begins flights to its 11th Indian destination from its Abu Dhabi hub.

Aegean Airlines set to launch 50 new routes this summer

Aegean Airlines set to launch 50 new routes this summer

Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member since 2010, carried 10 million passengers in 2014. We look at which airports have seen the fastest growth in the last three years and reveal the airline’s 50 new routes for this summer.


Birmingham Airport wins big from Bogota at Routes Americas

Birmingham Airport wins big from Bogota at Routes Americas

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Winnipeg and Geneva airports receive their certificates for Sunwing Airlines and VLM respectively. More news from Manchester, Kosice, Providenciales and Cebu airports as well as from Etihad Airways.

Cleveland Airport receives Cake award for Spirit Airlines’ arrival

Cleveland Airport receives Cake award for Spirit Airlines’ arrival

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Abu Dhabi Airports’ Board of Directors carry out a site visit to the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) to review the progress made on the future gateway to the capital city.

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Situated south of the United Arab Emirates, holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, Oman is served by four commercial airports providing scheduled airline services in 2014. With the country’s main gateway at Muscat commanding 91% of weekly seat capacity in Oman, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic […]


Christchurch and China Airlines show off ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Christchurch and China Airlines show off ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Christchurch Airport proudly displays its certificate for last week’s win following the start of China Airlines services. Find out which African airport has made a last ditched attempt to swipe the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ trophy.

Etihad Airways starts operations to its sixth US destination

Etihad Airways starts operations to its sixth US destination

Etihad Airways adds Dallas/Fort Worth to its growing US route portfolio – well worth a selfie!

airberlin starts Stuttgart to Abu Dhabi service

airberlin starts Stuttgart to Abu Dhabi service

airberlin opens the door for Etihad Airways at Stuttgart, with the start of daily services to the MEB3 carrier’s hub.


ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

By the end of 2014, Etihad Airways will have added three new US routes to its network, including San Francisco this week, complementing the seven already started over the last 12 months from the Middle East region. anna.aero investigates just how much of the growth between these regions is being delivered by the MEB3.

Orlando’s firefighters overjoyed with ‘Arch of Triumph’ win

Orlando’s firefighters overjoyed with ‘Arch of Triumph’ win

Winning at the second attempt, Orlando celebrates its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award – and boy were they happy. They will be dining out on that win for a long time, not to mention the pay rise. Find out which global airport wins a one horse race this week with the lowest winning score ever!

NIKI enters the UAE from Vienna

NIKI enters the UAE from Vienna

NIKI now flies from Vienna to Abu Dhabi with daily flights, utilising its A320s.