Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

During the past 12 months, seat capacity between Asia and the rest of the world has grown by 6.2% with Emirates remaining as the largest carrier in the market. With Routes Asia just around the corner, anna.aero thought it would look to see how the world is connecting to the continent, and to highlight some […]

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

During the past four years, traffic from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport has grown by 11% from 31 to 35 million, with 59% of these additional passengers using international services. With the city being host to this year’s Routes Asia, anna.aero thought it would be fitting to see how international traffic has developed from the […]

World’s busiest international airport makes it onto Arch of Triumph leader board for the second time in 2016

World’s busiest international airport makes it onto Arch of Triumph leader board for the second time in 2016

A football philosopher once said: “A win is a win is a win.” Wise words that also apply in the Arch of Triumph competition – particularly when there are only two entrants. And just like football…FTWAs are a game of two halves.


SpiceJet adds two more Dubai routes

SpiceJet adds two more Dubai routes

SpiceJet now connects Hyderabad and Jaipur with the UAE.

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

In the last month of 2015, Air India commenced services from Ahmedabad to London Heathrow via its existing Mumbai service, meaning that the Indian facility is now connected to Europe. As well as welcoming new markets, the airport also welcomed 31% more passengers in 2015 when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look to […]

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.


Dubai Airport displays its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Dubai Airport displays its first Arch of Triumph certificate

While Dubai Al Maktoum has won two Arch of Triumph titles, big brother and MEB3 hub down the road hadn’t until last week – so some honour has been restored in the UAE. Find out which of this week’s global entries gets the bragging rights amongst the firefighting fraternity this week.

Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats

Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats

Although Sydney Airport didn’t quite handle 40 million passengers in 2015, the route development Force is still strong with Australia’s biggest airport. anna.aero’s data elves take a peek at the biggest airport down under for the first time since 2009.

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Having won two Arch of Triumph awards in December, our friendly firefighters down under couldn’t wait to display their latest additions to the station walls. Find out which of this week’s four global entries gets the second certificate of 2016 and no doubt adorn the pride of place in their station.


China Southern Airlines adds more links to Dubai

China Southern Airlines adds more links to Dubai

China Southern Airlines now connects Shenzhen and Wuhan with Dubai thrice-weekly.

Saudi Arabian airports forecast to smash 80m passengers in 2015

Saudi Arabian airports forecast to smash 80m passengers in 2015

Saudi Arabia has not been off the front pages much so far in 2016. Its airports and airlines are creating headlines too, with new routes, like flynas’ launch from Dammam to Khartoum this week, driving robust growth in the country. anna.aero delves into the secrets of this Middle Eastern aviation powerhouse.

Air India changes Middle East airports from Kochi

Air India changes Middle East airports from Kochi

Air India now serves Dubai instead of Sharjah non-stop from Kochi.