Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Things have moved on a bit at Casablanca Airport since one of the most famous films ever was released in 1942. For one, the airport’s #1 carrier – Royal Air Maroc – was not formed until 15 years later. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman ‒ in the picture) famously boards a plane to Lisbon – a city […]

flydubai introduces four more Iranian destinations

flydubai introduces four more Iranian destinations

flydubai starts services to Ahwaz, Hamadan, Isfahan and Tabriz – Iranian destinations up to eight.

flydubai introduces new Iranian flights

flydubai introduces new Iranian flights

flydubai commences operations to its third Iranian city – Shiraz – four more new routes to the Middle Eastern country start next week.


Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport reports 23% capacity growth in 10 years; Germania arrives from Berlin Schönefeld and Düsseldorf

Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport reports 23% capacity growth in 10 years; Germania arrives from Berlin Schönefeld and Düsseldorf

The main gateway to the largest city in Western Asia and to the capital of Iran, Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA) consolidated its annual capacity in recent years, offering around 2.9 million seats in 2014 (a new record high). With a total of 25 carriers flying to 46 destinations in 30 countries, anna.aero takes a […]

MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014

MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014

The big US airlines with global networks are apparently trying to stop the growth of the major Gulf carriers into the US. We look at how these airlines allocate their capacity globally, and where capacity is being added fastest in 2015.

flydubai starts services to Nejran in Saudi Arabia

flydubai starts services to Nejran in Saudi Arabia

flydubai makes Nejran its 12th destination in Saudi Arabia from its Dubai hub.


Turin trumpets the first 2015 competition victory; North America takes win #2 this year

Turin trumpets the first 2015 competition victory; North America takes win #2 this year

While last week’s winners Turin had to fight off 11 other airports to secure the ‘Arch of Triumph’ weekly competition, this week’s victors had it relatively easy, coming top in just a two horse race.

Fuerteventura shows off its winner’s certificate; first blood to Europe

Fuerteventura shows off its winner’s certificate; first blood to Europe

The first week of the 2015 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition sees 12 entries from around the world, including two airports sending us two FTWAs each. The last weekly winners of 2014 – the firefighters from Fuerteventura – get the Airport Director to share in their glory.

Bristol Airport tops global punctuality table by OAG

Bristol Airport tops global punctuality table by OAG

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Belfast City Airport announces the arrival of KLM to Northern Ireland starting on 18 May, and Billund Airport celebrates the launch of charter operations to Gan in the Maldives. More news from Sofia and Brussels Charleroi airports.


flydubai continues its European expansion

flydubai continues its European expansion

flydubai adds its fifth European route in December, starting services to the Croatian capital of Zagreb.

Manchester Airport receives Route award for Cathay Pacific Airways

Manchester Airport receives Route award for Cathay Pacific Airways

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, British Airways celebrates its second anniversary at Leeds Bradford Airport, and Ryanair achieves 100,000 passengers at its new Glasgow base. More news from London City, Lyon, Prague and Rome Fiumicino airports.

IndiGo commences seventh route to Dubai

IndiGo commences seventh route to Dubai

IndiGo takes on Emirates by entering the Bengaluru-Dubai sector with daily flights, utilising its A320s.