Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Ignore what we said last week – there is still another week of competition after this one, for those FTWAs celebrating the start of routes in what remains of 2016. Take a look at these offerings from six airports from around the world, including entrants from Africa, Australasia, Europe and North America.

Emirates starts its 11th US destination

Emirates starts its 11th US destination

Emirates’ second destination in Florida is Fort Lauderdale, after launching Orlando more than a year ago.

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport’s growth has slowed down of late, while others around them like Amsterdam have continued to pile-up the high monthly traffic increases. We look at the hub’s passenger figures, its biggest carriers (any guesses?), routes and country markets to understand what is happening inside Germany’s busiest airport .


Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.

flydubai goes up against Emirates to Bangkok

flydubai goes up against Emirates to Bangkok

flydubai flies alongside big brother Emirates to offer a combined eight flights per day to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi.

SpiceJet set to handle 14 million passengers in 2016 but still only serves six international destinations; first of 42 737 MAX 8s coming in 2017

SpiceJet set to handle 14 million passengers in 2016 but still only serves six international destinations; first of 42 737 MAX 8s coming in 2017

India’s fourth biggest domestic airline has a mixed fleet of 737s and Q400s. We track the airline’s domestic share going back to 2009 and reveal the airline’s top 15 airports and number of routes served.


Vote for the best of 12 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 12 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

For one of the 12 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to November, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!

IndiGo, Ryanair and China set the pace for W16/17 growth; India now growing faster than US; Spain and UK lead European growth this winter

IndiGo, Ryanair and China set the pace for W16/17 growth; India now growing faster than US; Spain and UK lead European growth this winter

With eight of the top 20 airports and five of the top 10 airlines no wonder China is seeing three times as many additional seats across its airports than any other country this winter. We crunch the numbers and reveal the fastest-growing airlines, airports and country markets this winter.

SpiceJet starts new routes to Jodhpur and Dubai

SpiceJet starts new routes to Jodhpur and Dubai

SpiceJet adds Jodhpur to its network and links Mangalore with UAE.


Norwegian reaches 10 million passenger milestone in Helsinki; serves over 30 destinations; adding Amsterdam and Pristina for S17

Norwegian reaches 10 million passenger milestone in Helsinki; serves over 30 destinations; adding Amsterdam and Pristina for S17

Norwegian started serving the Finnish capital in the summer of 2010. It has since operated scheduled flights to 36 destinations. We reveal the three route droppings and see how the airline’s share of the Helsinki market has developed.

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Earlier this month Qantas announced that it will link its largest airport – Sydney – to Beijing from January, its second route to China after Shanghai. China is currently the airline’s eighth largest international market. We take a closer look at Qantas’ impact in its largest markets, including more details of its new Beijing venture.

Allegiant Air is reaching for the stars with its Route of the Week award while Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake of the Week win

Allegiant Air is reaching for the stars with its Route of the Week award while Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Oslo welcomes the arrival of Emirates SkyCargo’s first dedicated freighter service, while Highlands and Islands Airports celebrates a record summer period. More news also from RwandAir as it introduces the A330 onto its Dubai route.