Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

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.

flydubai launches new route to Najaf in Iraq from its Dubai base

flydubai launches new route to Najaf in Iraq from its Dubai base

flydubai now flies from Dubai International Airport to Najaf in Iraq, competing with Iraqi Airways and indirectly with Air Arabia.


flydubai launches third route to Iraq from Dubai

flydubai launches third route to Iraq from Dubai

flydubai now flies to Baghdad from its Dubai Airport base. This is the low-cost airline’s third destination in Iraq.

flydubai reaches 50 destinations; will serve Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan with two weekly flights from next month

flydubai reaches 50 destinations; will serve Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan with two weekly flights from next month

Fifty destinations in just two and a half years shows just how quickly flydubai is growing. But where is Kyrgyzstan currently connected to and what is flydubai’s schedule? And why is the IATA code for Bishkek FRU?

Emirates launches new routes to Dublin, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires from Dubai

Emirates launches new routes to Dublin, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires from Dubai

Emirates now flies to Dublin in Ireland, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and Buenos Aires in Argentina from its Dubai Airport hub.


UAE celebrates 40th anniversary; nation's airports handle almost 70 million passengers in 2011

UAE celebrates 40th anniversary; nation’s airports handle almost 70 million passengers in 2011

Last week the United Arab Emirates had reason to celebrate, but how many passengers are its main airports handling, and by how much did traffic grow in 2010? How quickly is traffic growing in 2011, and which are the leading country markets for the nation’s airports as a whole? How dominant are Emirates, Etihad and […]

Qatar Airways set to overtake Emirates in terms of network spread; seven more destinations outlined for 2012

Qatar Airways set to overtake Emirates in terms of network spread; seven more destinations outlined for 2012

Qatar Airways may always have to operate in Emirates’ giant shadow, but in terms of destinations served the Doha-based carrier is apparently determined to beat its Dubai-based rival. Which seven new destinations has the airline announced this week and which major carriers already operate services to these airports?

flydubai heads further west; now serving Belgrade

flydubai heads further west; now serving Belgrade

Dubai’s LCC now links Serbian capital with Middle East with four weekly flights.