Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

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 […]

Amsterdam Airport celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ award for Xiamen Airlines’ arrival into Europe

Amsterdam Airport celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ award for Xiamen Airlines’ arrival into Europe

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Budapest Airport celebrates one million passengers in July, while Birmingham Airport welcomes Emirates’ third daily service from Dubai. More news from Lodz, London Luton, Madrid, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Riga airports.

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Ryanair recently announced that due to a fallout with Danish unions, it would move its one based 737-800 from Copenhagen to Kaunas. However even with the base closure, the ULCC will still be one of the airport’s largest airlines this winter, despite only starting operations from the facility in March. anna.aero looks into the planned […]


Emirates makes Multan its sixth Pakistani network point

Emirates makes Multan its sixth Pakistani network point

Emirates joins its sister airline flydubai in serving the Dubai to Multan city pair.

Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

This week we reveal which are the top 12 airline hubs (in terms of destinations served) in seven different regions across the world. Regional winners include Aeromexico, Air China, Air New Zealand, Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc.

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 […]


Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

With 116 routes this summer, Austrian Airlines remains the dominant carrier of the 60 airlines serving Vienna this summer, however easyJet is planning to join the party on some of the Star Alliance carrier’s most popular routes. anna.aero looks to see how Austrian is shaping up as it gets ready for battle to commence.

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Is this the least dynamic LCC in the world, or simply one that is hampered by its tricky geographical location? Is there anybody in the Jazeera Airways Network Planning Department anymore? anna.aero blows away the cobwebs to see if anyone is home.

flydubai debuts new route trio

flydubai debuts new route trio

flydubai begins flights to its fifth Pakistani destination as well as the 12th and 13th network points in Saudi Arabia.


Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

In this week’s Network Planning and Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of Hainan Airlines’ first charter flight from Beijing, while Ryanair announces base #74 in Gothenburg. More news from Boston, Bristol, Düsseldorf, Madrid, Montreal, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Prague airports.

Leak of the Week – Emirates to fly to Philly

Leak of the Week – Emirates to fly to Philly

As the vitriolic words continue between the USB3 and MEB3, the latter seem hell bent on launching plenty of new US routes, just to prove their point in the rhetoric still further. During a press briefing Emirates’ Tim Clark lets it slip that Philadelphia will be the airline’s 11th US destination – as ever, we […]

flydubai debuts in Somaliland

flydubai debuts in Somaliland

flydubai begins flights from its Dubai base to Hargeisa in Somaliland, and now operates 64 weekly flights to Africa. Thrice-weekly services to Quetta in Pakistan also launched.