Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

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 […]

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Emirates launched its first two-class A380 operation to Copenhagen on 1 December from its Dubai hub, replacing current 777-300 services. Nonetheless it is not just Emirates that is expanding capacity from Denmark, as British Airways gets poised to welcome its second Danish destination from London Heathrow in May. anna.aero takes a look to see how […]

Norwegian links Helsinki to Dubai

Norwegian links Helsinki to Dubai

Norwegian commences a new daily service between Helsinki and Dubai which will be flown by the carrier’s 737-800s.


MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.

Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its Perfect Timing Awards while Emirates welcomes its first two-class A380

Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its Perfect Timing Awards while Emirates welcomes its first two-class A380

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Stansted Airport welcomes the arrival of Eurowings’ inaugural service from Vienna, while Routesonline celebrates a special 40th birthday. More news also from fastjet Zimbabwe as well as Puerto Plata, São Paulo Guarulhos and Bristol airports and from the 137th IATA Slot Conference.

SpiceJet adds two more Dubai routes

SpiceJet adds two more Dubai routes

SpiceJet links Amritsar and Kozhikide with Dubai’s main airport.


Public vote winners Iasi Airport get their hoses out to celebrate last week’s Arch of Triumph win; Part II results and this week’s winner too

Public vote winners Iasi Airport get their hoses out to celebrate last week’s Arch of Triumph win; Part II results and this week’s winner too

This week’s FTWA story is rammed. Not only do we have pictures of the winners of the W15/16 Public Vote Part I, we also have the Part II results, plus this week’s champions, as we return back to normal business, with the anna.aero judging this week’s efforts from Singapore and London. Phew!

Air Canada debuts Dubai

Air Canada debuts Dubai

Air Canada launches a thrice-weekly service to Dubai in the week following its Delhi route re-launch.

Emirates introduces its fourth Italian job

Emirates introduces its fourth Italian job

Emirates starts daily flights to Bologna – joining its existing services to Rome Fiumicino, Milan Malpensa and Venice Marco Polo airports.