Articles Tagged ‘Iraqi Airways’
Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase
Beirut Airport has delivered enviable growth over the past 10 years, with no blips in its inexorable traffic increases. Marc Watkins investigates the Lebanese capital city airport’s most-important carriers and city pairs.
Edinburgh Airport’s elated with Route of the Week victory while Cluj-Napoca celebrates 100 years of aviation
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Frankfurt welcomes the arrival of Air Astana’s newest route from Uralsk, while Vueling celebrates passing 500,000 passengers from Bordeaux. More news also from Southampton, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Vienna airports.
Iraq Airways halves in size as flights to Saudi Arabia are suspended, but many bright spots remain in Iraq
Iraq is undoubtedly at the centre of a troubled region, which makes airline capacity hard to measure in terms of discernible trends, but no less dynamic than any other country market. Fortunately our data elves like a challenge, so we have taken a snapshot of the market in terms of top airlines, country markets and […]
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 […]
Iraqi Airways starts weekly flights from its Baghdad base to the capital cities of Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Iraqi Airways starts its second and third routes in two weeks, this time adding two connections from Erbil to Manchester and Yerevan.
Iraqi Airways starts Sulaymaniyah services to Manchester, its second UK point after London Gatwick.
Iraqi Airways adds Erbil to its existing Baghdad and Sulaymaniyah services at London Gatwick, and a new connection to Berlin Tegel.
Iraqi Airways adds Vienna to its network with services from Baghdad, Erbil and Najaf.
Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row; Air Arabia receives 6000th A320 aircraft
While the 6000th A320 family aircraft was delivered in March, Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with its American counterpart, as Boeing is now leading the 2014 delivery race by 20 units.
Bahrain’s home carrier Gulf Air has completed its network consolidation and is returning to new route growth in 2014 — good news for the country market which has not only had to deal with the restructuring of its biggest airline, but also the loss of its second carrier, Bahrain Air, last year too.
Mashhad Airport on course to break four million passengers in 2013; new flights to Al Najaf, Dubai and Sharjah
Mashhad in Iran has long been a centre for the production of Persian carpets and is one of the oldest centres of carpet weaving. The cultured city is served by Mashhad International Airport, which despite a traffic fall in 2011, is growing again and anna.aero predicts reaching a passenger milestone in 2013.