Articles Tagged ‘MEB3’

Manchester to Bangkok is the #1 unserved route between Europe and Thailand; Russia and UK top markets; MEB3 presence intensifying

Manchester to Bangkok is the #1 unserved route between Europe and Thailand; Russia and UK top markets; MEB3 presence intensifying

Europeans are the second largest contingent of visitors to Thailand after Asians. In 2015, 5.63 million European tourists visited the Asian country. anna.aero takes a closer look at the development of tourism from Europe to Thailand during the past decade, and looks into the most popular unserved connections. 

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.

Adelaide Airport edges towards 8m passengers; second MEB3 carrier arrived in May; China direct from December

Adelaide Airport edges towards 8m passengers; second MEB3 carrier arrived in May; China direct from December

Boosted by the arrival of Qatar Airways, Australia’s fifth largest airport should get very close to handling eight million passengers in 2016. We take a look at the South Australia airport’s biggest airlines and country markets.


Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

On 1 September Turkish Airlines launched services to Cluj-Napoca, a sector which started despite its W16/17 network cuts. The carrier’s CEO Temel Kotil says he is still planning for further long-haul network growth, so our data elves have taken a look at the competitive landscape on the four anticipated routes.

Qatar Airways and Emirates leave Etihad Airways behind in network growth race; US, Australia and UK are biggest country markets by ASKs

Qatar Airways and Emirates leave Etihad Airways behind in network growth race; US, Australia and UK are biggest country markets by ASKs

Qatar Airways is drawing well ahead of Emirates in the battle for scale when measured by destinations served. We reveal the routes added (and dropped) by the MEB3 carriers in the last 12 months, and which are the top 15 country markets for the combined carriers.

Emirates launches Hanoi and Yangon triangular route

Emirates launches Hanoi and Yangon triangular route

Emirates launches first service to Myanmar and second service to Vietnam.


Athens-Melbourne is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that last year 260,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Athens and Melbourne, which has a Greek poulation of 150,000 making it the biggest Greek city in the world (outside of Greece). But strewth, the route is unserved! Surely with a market that big and that reliable begging to be served, it’s […]

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

During the past 12 months, seat capacity between Asia and the rest of the world has grown by 6.2% with Emirates remaining as the largest carrier in the market. With Routes Asia just around the corner, anna.aero thought it would look to see how the world is connecting to the continent, and to highlight some […]

The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

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 […]


Leak of the Week - EVA Air eyes-up Milan and Barcelona; Washington and Chicago also mooted; Delhi and Cebu to get connections too

Leak of the Week – EVA Air eyes-up Milan and Barcelona; Washington and Chicago also mooted; Delhi and Cebu to get connections too

After splashing the cash ($8bn) on 26 new wide-body aircraft in Seattle recently, EVA Air now has to find somewhere to fly them. New network points in Europe, US and India are expected to be announced soon – but anna.aero is giving you the heads-up first.

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.

Qatar Airways passes Emirates for destinations served non-stop

Qatar Airways passes Emirates for destinations served non-stop

The MEB3 carriers have added a total of 25 new non-stop services in the last 12 months (but dropped 12), five of which are to new destinations. Download our free summary spreadsheet that reveals who’s flying where and how often.