Articles Tagged ‘DXB’
Traffic at the UAE’s three biggest airports has almost quadrupled in just 10 years. Which airport grew fastest in 2011 and how dominant are the main carriers at these airports? Which new routes have been launched in the last 12 months and which country market has seen growth of over 30%?
Emirates now flies from its hub at Dubai International Airport to the main airport serving the capital of the United States, Washington Dulles.
IndiGo continues expanding its low-cost network between India and Dubai International Airport in the United Aran Emirates.
Emirates growing faster than Etihad and Qatar Airways; MEB3 carriers target US and Poland for growth
Yes, those three big carriers in the Middle East are still expanding their networks and growing capacity. But which have been the latest route additions for each carrier and what are their plans for the coming months?
Emirates now flies in competition with flydubai between Dubai International Airport and Erbil in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
IndiGo now flies from Hyderabad in southern India with its low-cost airline configuration A320 aircraft to Dubai.
flydubai now flies between its base in Dubai and Basra in Iraq, operating in direct competition with its full-service sister airline Emirates.
Emirates Airlines now flies from Dubai Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport in Spain and Lisbon Airport in Portugal.
SpiceJet starts flying to Dubai from both Delhi and Mumbai; faces significant competition on both routes.
Emirates now flies to Saigon in Vietnam from its hub at Dubai International Airport.
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 launches daily flights from Washington Dulles to Doha via Dubai.