Articles Tagged ‘AUH’

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.

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.