Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

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.

Emirates connects Denpasar to Dubai

Emirates connects Denpasar to Dubai

Emirates launches daily services from Dubai to Denpasar, making it destination #146 for the MEB3 carrier.


SpiceJet adds sixth route to Dubai

SpiceJet adds sixth route to Dubai

SpiceJet replaces Pune-Sharjah route with Pune-Dubai service using 737-800s.

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.