Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

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.

Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Founded in 1974 with two 737s to provide services from Bandar Seri Begawan to Singapore, Hong Kong, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching, Royal Brunei Airlines has expanded rapidly, offering flights to a total of 14 destinations this October. As the carrier has recently received four 787-8s, anna.aero looks at Royal Brunei’s top routes by weekly departures […]

flydubai adds Burundi to its network map

flydubai adds Burundi to its network map

Traditional dancers welcomed flydubai’s twice-weekly service to Bujumbura on 30 September. Flights operate via Entebbe.


Emirates #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth

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.

flydubai starts five routes including a Moscow link

flydubai starts five routes including a Moscow link

flydubai starts five routes in four countries – two in Kazakhstan, and one each in Uganda, Rwanda and Russia.

Sydney receives its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award at World Routes in Chicago

Sydney receives its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award at World Routes in Chicago

All seven of the FTWAs which have been submitted this week have come from new entrants to the ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition. Will one of these ‘newbies’ mount a serious challenge to the industry marketing heavyweights which currently boss this competition? Find out here if they step-up or buckle under the pressure…a bit like American […]


Brussels, Detroit and Kalmar airports show-off route launch certificates

Brussels, Detroit and Kalmar airports show-off route launch certificates

Also in this week’s issue of Network Planning Community News, Tigerair Australia clocks-up a significant passenger milestone in less than seven years, while Thai AirAsia puts on a glamourous display for a new route announcement to Guangzhou.

Emirates launches its third Scandinavian destination – Oslo

Emirates launches its third Scandinavian destination – Oslo

Emirates’ new Oslo 777-300 service joins existing Scandinavian flights to Copenhagen and Stockholm Arlanda. Brussels also linked to Dubai mega hub.

Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Possibly the best winner’s photograph that anna.aero has received in the FTWA competition so far — Tokyo Narita’s firefighters pose proudly in all their cosmic gear along with their ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner’s certificate from last week.


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.

Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

The main gateway to the capital of Norway, Oslo Gardermoen handled almost 23 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of 33 airlines flying to 117 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant SAS is this September.

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Africa’s third largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, Ethiopian Airlines has been growing without interruption in recent years, handling 5.2 million passengers in FY2013. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 79 destinations across the globe, anna.aero reveals Ethiopian Airlines’ recent development and its top 12 routes for this September.