Articles Tagged ‘DOH’
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 #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth
Not many global region pairs can boast posting double-digit annual growth, but the Middle East to Africa is an exception, posting a 14% growth in weekly ASKs and a 10% hike in weekly seats in the last 12 months. anna.aero delves into the data to reveal the emerging trends in this dynamic market.
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.
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.
Qatar Airways starts services to its seventh US destination from its Doha hub.
Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]
Qatar Airways begins daily 787 services to Tokyo Haneda, complementing existing flights to Tokyo Narita.
Qatar Airways launches Miami as its sixth US destination.
Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate
Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.
Qatar Airways launches five times weekly flights from Doha to the capital of Scotland.
There is likely to be a double celebration at this week’s winning airport, as this ‘Arch of Triumph’ winning service took off just 45 minutes after its runway had re-opened after closure for maintenance.
anna.aero’s publisher, Paul Hogan, was specially invited to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport for the arrival of Qatar Airways – the first by a MEB3/Middle East Big 3 airline and the latest big development to further erode the image that Sabiha Gökçen is a low-cost airport.