Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

Arik Air arrives at Dubai from Lagos and Abuja

Arik Air arrives at Dubai from Lagos and Abuja

Arik Air adds five weekly flights from Abuja and Lagos to Dubai, with the latter being operated via Abuja, using its A330-200s. Competes against Emirates.

Arik Air’s traffic grows by 19% in 2013; Dubai is international city #12

Arik Air’s traffic grows by 19% in 2013; Dubai is international city #12

Nigeria’s largest operator in terms of weekly seat capacity, Arik Air has grown rapidly in recent years, serving a total of 12 countries this summer. As the airline’s passenger numbers reached 2.7 million last year, anna.aero takes a closer look at Arik Air’s recent development and its top 11 airport pairs for this August.

flydubai adds new Afghan route to its Dubai network

flydubai adds new Afghan route to its Dubai network

flydubai makes Kandahar its second route in Afghanistan, joining existing thrice-daily services to Kabul.


Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Everyone knows that Ryanair and easyJet are the biggest LCCs in Europe, but which of Europe’s big six flies to the most countries? Well our statistic-hungry data elves are cooking up the numbers in the information kitchen to provide you with some tasty analytical fare.

flydubai touches down in Thiruvananthapuram

flydubai touches down in Thiruvananthapuram

flydubai’s new route to Thiruvananthapuram makes India its third biggest market by destinations served.

flydubai serves over 70 destinations in first five years

flydubai serves over 70 destinations in first five years

While Emirates is the biggest player in Dubai, the role of flydubai should not be overlooked. Launched just five years ago it now serves over 70 destinations in over 30 countries using a fleet of over 30 737-800s. We reveal which are the leading country markets for the airline, and which of the top 12 […]


flydubai adds two more destinations in India

flydubai adds two more destinations in India

flydubai now serves five cities in India. Delhi and Kochi services started this week.

Amsterdam welcomes Garuda Indonesia’s first non-stop flight from Jakarta

Amsterdam welcomes Garuda Indonesia’s first non-stop flight from Jakarta

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Vlad Cristescu, was specially invited by Amsterdam Airport to attend Garuda Indonesia’s inaugural flight of non-stop operations from Jakarta on 30 May. Highlights of the celebrations included special activities at the gate, a press conference and a cake cutting ceremony held at Schiphol VIP Centre, as well as the traditional water arch […]

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

If Dubai didn’t have to do some major runway maintenance work this summer, UAE airports might have handled over 100 million passengers this year, after growing by 14% last year to over 91 million. We reveal which are the fastest-growing major country markets from the UAE and which new services have been started by the […]


Valencia shows-off Cake certificate; Ryanair opens Greek base #3 at Athens; Emirates celebrates 10th anniversary at Glasgow; Air Serbia at Sofia, more news from Munich, Stuttgart, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Newcastle, Shannon, Bordeaux and Jacksonville airports

Valencia shows-off Cake certificate; Ryanair opens Greek base #3 at Athens; Emirates celebrates 10th anniversary at Glasgow; Air Serbia at Sofia, more news from Munich, Stuttgart, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Newcastle, Shannon, Bordeaux and Jacksonville airports

Another busy week for Network Planning Community News, including Valencia Airport showing-off COTW certificate; Ryanair opening its third base at Athens Airport and Emirates celebrating its 10th anniversary at Glasgow Airport. We also have newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.

EC Air commences Dubai services from its Brazzaville hub

EC Air commences Dubai services from its Brazzaville hub

EC Air enters the UAE market with Dubai service from Brazzaville, utilising its 757-200s.

Howay man! Newcastle parades its winner’s certificate

Howay man! Newcastle parades its winner’s certificate

Europe won last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ with the UK’s first ever win, find out this week if the region can pull away from Asia in the battle at the top of the table.