Articles Tagged ‘flydubai’
Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline
Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.
flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market
flydubai provided more than 15 million seats across its network in 2017, representing a marginal 2.0% reduction compared to the previous year. The Middle Eastern LCC has enjoyed a rapid rise since commencing services in 2009. Nick Preston examines the carrier’s development, including its fleet and network trends.
United Airlines proudly presents its Route of the Week award for its latest Sydney service; Zurich Airport celebrates Cake of the Week win
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, flydubai launches 737 MAX 8 flights to Moscow Sheremetyevo, the first-ever operation of the aircraft type in Russia, while FlyPelican announces that it will connect Newcastle to Adelaide from 26 March. More news also from Gothenburg and London Luton airports.
Kazakhstan capacity doubles since 2010; Air Astana is dominant carrier, Almaty and Astana are leading airports
There were 12.8 million two-way seats available on scheduled domestic and international flights serving Kazakhstan in 2017, an increase of 15.2% compared to 2016. anna.aero has examined commercial air service developments in this fast growing market to identify key trends over the past 10 years including its leading airlines, airports and international destinations.
Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport
The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market continues to gather momentum after another year of double-digit growth. We reveal the leading airlines and airports for S18, with flights up 38% compared to the previous year, and the number of departure airports increasing by more than one third.
Having not just won a weekly title last year, but also securing fourth spot overall, the firefighters of Gold Coast are used to success in this competition. This time its big win was for a new domestic service by Tigerair Australia – totally roar-some!
flydubai expands its African network to 12 destinations from Dubai.
Adelaide, Melbourne and Vancouver airports begin the holiday celebrations with their Route and Cake of the Week awards
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Nuremberg Airport celebrates passing the four million passenger barrier in 2017, while Cairns greets the arrival of China Southern Airlines’ new service from Guangzhou. More news also from Liverpool, Amsterdam, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Oakland, Larnaca, Paphos and Dubai airports.
flydubai expands its presence in Russia to 11 points in 10 cities.
Moscow Sheremetyevo to hit 40 million in 2017; eight new airlines this year; anna.aero meets with airport’s Head of Foreign Airlines
Moscow Sheremetyevo is Russia’s busiest airport, handling 34.05 million passengers in 2016, with 40 million expected by the end of this year. anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford travelled to the Russian capital to find out more about Sheremetyevo’s growth from its Head of Foreign Airlines Division, Alexander Nikonov.
flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?
Launched on 23 September, flyadeal, the sister LCC of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier’s attempt to combat the growing presence of other carriers like flynas and SaudiGulf Airlines. We look at where the fledgling carrier is presently operating and try to understand where it might fly to next.
Boeing opens gap over Airbus in the 2017 delivery race to 57 units; flydubai becomes first Middle East carrier to operate the 737 MAX 8
Airbus and Boeing in July delivered 105 aircraft between them, up seven units when compared to the same month of 2016. However, the results for July are lower than the 139 units delivered in June. Among the delivery highlights of July were flydubai’s first 737 MAX 8 and Airbus distributing its 100th A350.