Emirates hopes to generate significant long-haul traffic out of Lisbon starting in July. But which were the airport’s leading non-European country markets in 2011 and how fast are they growing? What’s currently the best option for passengers wanting to travel between Portugal and Asia?
flydubai now flies from Dubai International Airport to Manas International Airport in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
flydubai launches three-weekly flights from Dubai to Taif, near Mecca, in Saudi Arabia.
Emirates launches new routes to USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
flydubai now flies from Dubai International Airport to Najaf in Iraq, competing with Iraqi Airways and indirectly with Air Arabia.
flydubai now flies to Baghdad from its Dubai Airport base. This is the low-cost airline’s third destination in Iraq.
flydubai reaches 50 destinations; will serve Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan with two weekly flights from next month
Fifty destinations in just two and a half years shows just how quickly flydubai is growing. But where is Kyrgyzstan currently connected to and what is flydubai’s schedule? And why is the IATA code for Bishkek FRU?
Emirates now flies to Dublin in Ireland, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and Buenos Aires in Argentina from its Dubai Airport hub.
Last week the United Arab Emirates had reason to celebrate, but how many passengers are its main airports handling, and by how much did traffic grow in 2010? How quickly is traffic growing in 2011, and which are the leading country markets for the nation’s airports as a whole? How dominant are Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia at their respective bases?
Qatar Airways set to overtake Emirates in terms of network spread; seven more destinations outlined for 2012
Qatar Airways may always have to operate in Emirates’ giant shadow, but in terms of destinations served the Doha-based carrier is apparently determined to beat its Dubai-based rival. Which seven new destinations has the airline announced this week and which major carriers already operate services to these airports?
Dubai’s LCC now links Serbian capital with Middle East with four weekly flights.