Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

flydubai launches new low-cost route from Dubai to Basra in Iraq

flydubai launches new low-cost route from Dubai to Basra in Iraq

flydubai now flies between its base in Dubai and Basra in Iraq, operating in direct competition with its full-service sister airline Emirates.

Emirates launches new routes to Barcelona and Lisbon

Emirates launches new routes to Barcelona and Lisbon

Emirates Airlines now flies from Dubai Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport in Spain and Lisbon Airport in Portugal.

SpiceJet launches flights to Dubai from Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet launches flights to Dubai from Delhi and Mumbai

SpiceJet starts flying to Dubai from both Delhi and Mumbai; faces significant competition on both routes.


Emirates launches flights to Vietnam; now serves Ho Chi Minh City from Dubai

Emirates launches flights to Vietnam; now serves Ho Chi Minh City from Dubai

Emirates now flies to Saigon in Vietnam from its hub at Dubai International Airport.

Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

So what new destinations have Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways added to their globe-spanning networks in the last seven months? Which services have been dropped (or suspended) and which have been downgraded from non-stop to one-stop? And what are their plans for the rest of 2012?

United extends its Washington to Dubai service with a connection to Doha

United extends its Washington to Dubai service with a connection to Doha

United launches daily flights from Washington Dulles to Doha via Dubai.


flydubai enters Yemen with services from Dubai to Sana’a

flydubai enters Yemen with services from Dubai to Sana’a

flydubai connects its base at Dubai International Airport with Sana’a in Yemen.

Emirates launches new route to Seattle from its Dubai hub

Emirates launches new route to Seattle from its Dubai hub

Emirates celebrates its new route from Dubai to Seattle, the home of Boeing, with major celebrations. Hopes for strong traffic to India.

Emirates to start daily Lisbon service from July

Emirates to start daily Lisbon service from July

Emirates hopes to generate significant long-haul traffic out of Lisbon starting in July. But which were the airport’s leading non-European country markets in 2011 and how fast are they growing? What’s currently the best option for passengers wanting to travel between Portugal and Asia?


flydubai launches new route to Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek from Dubai

flydubai launches new route to Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek from Dubai

flydubai now flies from Dubai International Airport to Manas International Airport in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

flydubai makes Taif seventh destination in Saudi Arabia

flydubai makes Taif seventh destination in Saudi Arabia

flydubai launches three-weekly flights from Dubai to Taif, near Mecca, in Saudi Arabia.

Emirates now flies to Dallas/Fort Worth, Harare and Lusaka

Emirates now flies to Dallas/Fort Worth, Harare and Lusaka

Emirates launches new routes to USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.