Oman Air inaugurates Jeddah Airport as second international destination from Salalah Airport.
Despite living in the shadow of the mega-MEB3, Oman Air continues to grow at pace in 2012, poised on the threshold of breaking 4 million annual passengers for the first time. But where has this growth come from - existing or new routes? Which country markets have seen the biggest capacity hikes in the last 12 months?
Oman Air now flies between its Muscat hub and Iran’s capital Tehran using its new fleet of regional aircraft.
With growth at Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways showing no signs of slowing, how have the national carriers of Bahrain, Oman and Jordan responded in recent years? What has been the focus of their network growth? Which routes will they be dropping in 2012? And just how much bigger are the MEB3 carriers in terms of airports served, weekly flights, weekly seats and weekly ASKs?
Presentations from Last week’s Network Planning Conference, jointly staged by anna.aero with ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia Pacific at Airport Exchange in Abu Dhabi, are now available and can be downloaded directly from here.
Oman Air now flies four times weekly from Muscat to Zurich Airport.
The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?
IATA data confirms strong international growth in 2010; premium traffic still some 10% below 2007 levels
You may have read about this elsewhere but what you won’t have seen is our nice, clear graph showing the regional trends going back to 2007. We also have a great graphic illustrating how premium class travel since 2008 compares with the pre-recession benchmark of 2007.
An entire 54 new routes launched in the last week! Basel, Delhi and Rome Fiumicino saw the most new routes, but we have a full report from all over the world. And most importantly, lots of great pictures to go with it!
The new route season is back on track. This week offers 42 route launches, half of which are on Ryanair. Nonetheless, we also have all you need to know about the routes that launched in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia – and the pictures to go with it.
This week has seen the launch of over 100 new routes! The single airport to have experienced the most new routes is Keflavik Airport in Iceland, followed by Ireland’s Cork Airport. The week’s routes are between 60 of the world’s countries, giving our coverage a truly global spread. We have all the details and lots of great celebratory pictures.