Articles Tagged ‘AUH’

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.


Etihad Airways increases US points to five - adding San Francisco

Etihad Airways increases US points to five – adding San Francisco

Etihad Airways adds Californian city to existing flights to Chicago, Washington Dulles, New York JFK and Los Angeles.

Jet Airways adds two more links to Abu Dhabi

Jet Airways adds two more links to Abu Dhabi

Jet Airways introduces daily flights to Abu Dhabi from Goa and Lucknow.

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe has been awarded the contract to operate the air services between Newquay and London Gatwick, a route supported by a Public Service Obligation. More news from Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Aberdeen and Frankfurt airports.


The Middle East: seats up 1.1%, while flights decreased by 1.9% and ASKs went down 0.6%; Riyadh-Jeddah is #1 route

The Middle East: seats up 1.1%, while flights decreased by 1.9% and ASKs went down 0.6%; Riyadh-Jeddah is #1 route

While the Middle East has been a major centre of world affairs, the air transport industry has become extremely significant for the development of the region. As weekly departing seats have increased by 1.1% this October, anna.aero takes a closer look at the top dozen country and city pairs respectively within the Middle East.

Emirates touches down at Brussels from Dubai

Emirates touches down at Brussels from Dubai

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Vlad Cristescu, was specially invited by Brussels Airport to attend Emirates’ inaugural flight from Dubai on 5 September. Highlights of the celebrations included the traditional water arch salute, a press conference in the terminal by airport and airline officials as well as a special tour on board Emirates’ 777-200LR.

AEA members report 3.3% passenger growth in 2014 H1

AEA members report 3.3% passenger growth in 2014 H1

In the first six months of 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers have reported traffic growth of 3.3%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets are up except for North Africa (down 0.1%), with the Middle East leading the way (+8.0%).


Qatar Airways increases Hamad International Airport non-stop network by 17 destinations; still just behind Emirates

Qatar Airways increases Hamad International Airport non-stop network by 17 destinations; still just behind Emirates

The MEB3 carriers have added a total of 34 new non-stop services in the last 12 months, 20 of which are to new destinations. Download our free summary spreadsheet that reveals who’s flying where and how often.

Budapest and Perth airports show-off certificates for Pegasus Airlines and Etihad Airways respectively

Budapest and Perth airports show-off certificates for Pegasus Airlines and Etihad Airways respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Riga Airport celebrates 10 million transit passengers since the restoration of Latvia’s independence. More news from Aruba Airport and Cranfield University.

Etihad Airways starts Italian and Australian routes on 15 July

Etihad Airways starts Italian and Australian routes on 15 July

Etihad Airways makes Rome Fiumicino its second Italian destination and Perth its fourth point in Australia.