Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

London Heathrow to lose world #1 ASKs ranking to Dubai

London Heathrow to lose world #1 ASKs ranking to Dubai

Despite being at 99% capacity and with little sign of any additional runway capacity any time soon, London Heathrow is still the world’s busiest airport if measured by ASKs. We look to see which other airports make the Top 15 in this slightly unusual way of looking at airports.

Emirates makes Tokyo Haneda its third Japanese route

Emirates makes Tokyo Haneda its third Japanese route

Emirates launches Tokyo Haneda Airport as its third destination in Japan from Dubai Airport.

Muscat International Airport on course to pass 8 million passengers in 2013

Muscat International Airport on course to pass 8 million passengers in 2013

With 26 serving airlines other than national carrier Oman Air, clearly there is more to Muscat International Airport than being just the home-based carrier’s hub. Doubling in size in five years, a new 12 million annual passenger terminal will open next year to cater for its continued rapid growth.


flydubai launches flights to Hambantota in Sri Lanka and Salalah in Oman

flydubai launches flights to Hambantota in Sri Lanka and Salalah in Oman

flydubai inaugurates Hambantota Airport and Salalah Airport as its second destinations in Sri Lanka and Oman respectively from the airline’s Dubai Airport base.

MEB3 – Qatar and Etihad still envy Emirates’ sheer scale and scope

MEB3 – Qatar and Etihad still envy Emirates’ sheer scale and scope

For Qatar Airways, its operations to North America are only the fifth most important region for the airline, despite the fact it is still starting plenty of new routes, including its Chicago service which launched last month, as well as recently announcing its plans for daily flights to Philadelphia.

flydubai launches flights to the Tajik capital Dushanbe

flydubai launches flights to the Tajik capital Dushanbe

flydubai inaugurates new route from its Dubai Airport base to Dushanbe Airport in Tajikistan.


flydubai starts flying to Osh in Kyrgyzstan

flydubai starts flying to Osh in Kyrgyzstan

flydubai commences services from its Dubai base to Osh in Kyrgyzstan

flydubai launches fifth Russian destination (Mineralnye Vody) and connects Dubai with Juba in South Sudan

flydubai launches fifth Russian destination (Mineralnye Vody) and connects Dubai with Juba in South Sudan

flydubai starts flights from Dubai to both Mineralnye Vody (Russia) and Juba (South Sudan).

Leak of the Week: September start for Emirates Stockholm service

Leak of the Week: September start for Emirates Stockholm service

In January, anna.aero told you to expect three more routes from MEB3 member Emirates this year – the first of them, to Stockholm Arlanda Airport, will launch on 4 September. We do hate it when we are right! Honest!


Kenya Airways launches flights from Nairobi to Hong Kong via Dubai

Kenya Airways launches flights from Nairobi to Hong Kong via Dubai

Kenya Airways inaugurates thrice-weekly flights from Nairobi to Hong Kong via Dubai.

flydubai expands its Pakistan network to three destinations

flydubai expands its Pakistan network to three destinations

flydubai launches flights from its Dubai base to Sialkot and Multan.

Emirates adds Algiers as its fourth North African destination

Emirates adds Algiers as its fourth North African destination

Emirates inaugurates daily services from its Dubai hub to Algiers.