Articles Tagged ‘KWI’

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

More than 29.75 million seats will be available on departing flights from India’s Mumbai Airport in 2017, 3.3% up on the previous year. We take a look at air service developments at the airport over the past 10 years including growth rates in domestic and international services, and the largest and fastest growing airlines and […]

2017 becomes the best year ever in Arch of Triumph history – with four weeks to spare!

2017 becomes the best year ever in Arch of Triumph history – with four weeks to spare!

Passing last year’s total of 360 entries this week, 2017 has been our best year yet in the Arch of Triumph, with more airports than ever battling it out for FTWA glory. With four more weeks of competition left this year, the 400-water-arch barrier is looking within our grasp!

Wataniya Airways connects to Qatar

Wataniya Airways connects to Qatar

Wataniya Airways links Kuwait City and Doha with daily service.


Lanzarote Airport loves its latest addition to its fire station wall – an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate

Lanzarote Airport loves its latest addition to its fire station wall – an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate

Three years on from its first ever win in the Arch of Triumph competition, for an FTWA marking the arrival of easyJet’s Hamburg service, Lanzarote Airport takes its second title, this time for its water arch salute to celebrate Volotea’s Nantes route. Check out the picture of the seven proudest men in the Canary Islands. 

Jazeera Airways hops over to Hyderabad

Jazeera Airways hops over to Hyderabad

Jazeera Airways starts its first Indian route from its Kuwait base.

Kuwait Airways grows summer seat capacity by 33%; now operating nine 777-300s; expecting to pass the three million passenger barrier in 2017

Kuwait Airways grows summer seat capacity by 33%; now operating nine 777-300s; expecting to pass the three million passenger barrier in 2017

Kuwait Airways is undergoing a fleet overhaul, with it expecting to welcome its tenth and final 777-300 in Q3 this year. By 2019 it will also have A320neos and A350s, meaning Kuwait Airways will have one of the youngest fleets in the Middle East. We look to see how the new additions are impacting the […]


Wataniya Airways adds two more international sectors

Wataniya Airways adds two more international sectors

Wataniya Airways begins services to Bahrain and Najaf.

Leak of the Week: Cobalt to add three more UK destinations for S17

Leak of the Week: Cobalt to add three more UK destinations for S17

Following the recent additions of Brussels and Tel Aviv to Cobalt’s network, the airline’s new routes are coming thick and fast as it looks to include three more UK points in S17 to augment its three existing services to Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted.

Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Like many small- and medium-sized national carriers around the world, Royal Jordanian seems to stagger from one period of navel-gazing to the next, not really seeming to know its role in the industry. We investigate the oneworld carrier’s progress (or lack of) over the last decade, as well as its biggest airports and country markets.


Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta traffic down 8.8% in 12 months; welcomes Heathrow link; Terminal 3 opens

Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta traffic down 8.8% in 12 months; welcomes Heathrow link; Terminal 3 opens

Jakarta’s Soekarno–Hatta Airport in 2015 welcomed 52 million passengers, 4.6 million less than the figure of 2014. Domestic traffic fell 9.6% while international traffic declined 2.6%. Despite this, the airport recently opened its new Terminal 3, raising the facility’s overall capacity to 70 million passengers. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic trends and route […]

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

We reveal the leading generators of connecting traffic at the three home bases of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. Plus a look at traffic growth across these three airports since 2007, and what this all has to do with London’s next runway debate.

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

During the past four years, traffic from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport has grown by 11% from 31 to 35 million, with 59% of these additional passengers using international services. With the city being host to this year’s Routes Asia, anna.aero thought it would be fitting to see how international traffic has developed from the […]