Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

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.

10 more airports slug it out for 2015 Arch of Triumph honours

10 more airports slug it out for 2015 Arch of Triumph honours

Will this FTWA for the Russian LCC Pobeda be good enough to break-up the party at the top of the leader board? Find out which one of 10 global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.


Emirates introduces second Istanbul link

Emirates introduces second Istanbul link

Emirates adds a daily flight to Sabiha Gökçen adding to its 11 times weekly operation into Atatürk.

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Last week’s ACI Airport Exchange marked the first big public reveal of the details of Istanbul New Airport which is set to open its first phase in 2018. The senior management of both the new airport and Turkish Airlines comprehensively turned out and gave top briefings, while anna.aero unveiled over 200 possible new routes.

The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

Although Emirates and Qatar Airways are only reporting minor declines in seat capacity in the Middle East to China market, it is Etihad Airways which is letting down the MEB3 trio as it reports a drop in overall seats between its Abu Dhabi hub and China of over 16%. anna.aero looks to see how the […]