Articles Tagged ‘BAH’
Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline
Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.
flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market
flydubai provided more than 15 million seats across its network in 2017, representing a marginal 2.0% reduction compared to the previous year. The Middle Eastern LCC has enjoyed a rapid rise since commencing services in 2009. Nick Preston examines the carrier’s development, including its fleet and network trends.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its annual awards for 2017, while Bahrain Airport celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Jet Airways services. More news also from IndiGo plus Akureyri, Cairns and Cardiff airports.
Wataniya Airways begins services to Bahrain and Najaf.
Ethiopian Airlines ends six-year hiatus on route from Addis Ababa – operates outbound via Dammam.
Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.
Gulf Air adds Tbilisi to its west-bound network.
Gulf Air resumes Colombo service which it last operated in 2013.
Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.
Bahrain Airport-Jakarta is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 90,000 searches; anna.aero recommends Gulf Air
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that in the last year 90,000 potential passengers searched for flights between Bahrain and Jakarta ‒ but the route is unserved! While Gulf Air already serves Bangkok and Manila in Southeast Asia, Indonesia remains a network white spot.
We all know that time is money, but just how much is a long-haul passenger prepared to pay to save one hour of travel time? Those clever people at Skyscanner have analysed the top 100 long-haul routes, and they reckon it’s $8 per hour. They also reveal the potential for new non-stop routes.
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.