Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways plan 21 new routes in 2014; focus on Europe and US

Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways plan 21 new routes in 2014; focus on Europe and US

The network expansion of the MEB3 carriers continues in 2014. We look back over the last decade to see how their range of destinations has grown in five geographic regions. Plus a summary of which new destinations are being added this year. But when it comes to seats and ASKs, Emirates is greater than Qatar […]

flydubai begins twice-weekly flights to Hofuf in Saudi Arabia

flydubai begins twice-weekly flights to Hofuf in Saudi Arabia

flydubai makes Hofuf its 11th network point in Saudi Arabia, and the third new route to the Middle Eastern country in the last year.

Emirates touches down in Taipei Taoyuan

Emirates touches down in Taipei Taoyuan

Emirates makes Taipei Taoyuan its 121st direct destination from its Dubai mega hub with the launch of daily flights


Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Last week’s winners of the ‘Arch of Triumph’ racked up the biggest score of the competition so far. Quite rightly the fire crews at Dubai Al Maktoum are proud of one of the first awards that the fledgling airport has received.

Aircraft size is growing at Europe's busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Aircraft size is growing at Europe’s busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Runway capacity is an issue at many of Europe’s busiest airports. We analyse aircraft size data for the last decade and reveal which of Europe’s top 20 airports have seen the biggest growth in average aircraft size. We also reveal which two European airports beat Heathrow’s figure and which airports lead the global rankings.

Emirates starts Kiev Boryspil link

Emirates starts Kiev Boryspil link

Emirates joins sister airline flydubai to become airline #5 serving Kiev and Dubai, and #4 flying into Boryspil.


Emirates enters Afghanistan with new Kabul service

Emirates enters Afghanistan with new Kabul service

Emirates launches flights from its Dubai hub to Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

SpiceJet makes Dubai its second international route from Madurai

SpiceJet makes Dubai its second international route from Madurai

SpiceJet launches daily flights from Madurai to Dubai using 737-800s – second international route from Madurai after Colombo.

PAL Express launches flights to Dubai

PAL Express launches flights to Dubai

PAL Express inaugurates service from Manila to Dubai.


Transaero Airlines doubles offering to Dubai

Transaero Airlines doubles offering to Dubai

Transaero Airlines launches four routes to Dubai; adds Bukhara from Moscow Vnukovo.

London Heathrow Airport - still #1 for Boeing 'jumbo' jet ops

London Heathrow Airport – still #1 for Boeing ‘jumbo’ jet ops

The legendary Boeing 747 may have been trumped as the world’s largest passenger aircraft by the creation of the Airbus A380, but there are still plenty of them operating around the world. We reveal at which airports you are most likely to see one, and where you no longer will. We also reveal the top […]

Emirates launches 24th gateway in Africa

Emirates launches 24th gateway in Africa

Emirates connects Conakry in the Republic of Guinea to its Dubai hub.