Articles Tagged ‘DXB’
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.
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
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.
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 now connects Shenzhen and Wuhan with Dubai thrice-weekly.
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 now serves Dubai instead of Sharjah non-stop from Kochi.
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 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
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
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
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 […]