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New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Having won two Arch of Triumph awards in December, our friendly firefighters down under couldn’t wait to display their latest additions to the station walls. Find out which of this week’s four global entries gets the second certificate of 2016 and no doubt adorn the pride of place in their station.

Etihad Airways launches its second Moroccan destination

Etihad Airways launches its second Moroccan destination

Etihad Airways commences flights to the Moroccan capital city of Rabat, with a twice-weekly A340-500 operation.


The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

Although Emirates and Qatar Airways are only reporting minor declines in seat capacity in the Middle East to China market, it is Etihad Airways which is letting down the MEB3 trio as it reports a drop in overall seats between its Abu Dhabi hub and China of over 16%. anna.aero looks to see how the […]

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

The firefighters at Delhi Airport now have not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates on the station walls, both won in 2015 – and happy they are about it too. Find out which one of 11 global airports has won one of the last Arch of Triumph titles of 2015.

Etihad Airways drops into to Dar es Salaam

Etihad Airways drops into to Dar es Salaam

Etihad Airways starts its ninth direct route into Africa on 1 December with new Tanzania link.


MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.

Qatar Airways passes Emirates for destinations served non-stop

Qatar Airways passes Emirates for destinations served non-stop

The MEB3 carriers have added a total of 25 new non-stop services in the last 12 months (but dropped 12), five of which are to new destinations. Download our free summary spreadsheet that reveals who’s flying where and how often.

South African Airways' three main airports are reporting an average decline in capacity of 7%

South African Airways’ three main airports are reporting an average decline in capacity of 7%

Having recently launched services from Accra to Washington Dulles, Ghana’s capital has witnessed South African Airways increase seat capacity to the airport by 45%. However, the opposite is occurring at the rest of the airline’s top 12 airports. anna.aero looks to see how capacity has changed over the past 12 months ahead of September’s World […]


Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Since a low of 32 destinations over the last decade in S13, Gulf Air continues its reconstruction of its route portfolio in S15, with 42 network points now on offer, including Moscow Domodedovo. anna.aero takes a look at the reborn Gulf Air, and considers where it may fly to next on its journey of route […]

Sudan capacity grows 13% despite seat reduction from MEB3 carriers

Sudan capacity grows 13% despite seat reduction from MEB3 carriers

Sudan is a nation full of history and geographical wonders, such as the River Nile, where the water flows from South Sudan through the country on its journey to Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea. The route is known for vast cargo and people movement, however anna.aero is not interested in the frequency of boats up […]

Middle East to Australia market to grow by 13%; Emirates and Qantas control nearly 60% of weekly seats

Middle East to Australia market to grow by 13%; Emirates and Qantas control nearly 60% of weekly seats

The insatiable appetite for Europeans to travel down under via the MEB3 carrier hubs looks set to continue, with 14 airport pairs available in January 2016 when compared to just half that amount five years ago. anna.aero takes a ‘Captain Cook’ at the market, with the Ashes (a five-game series of cricket matches between England […]