Articles Tagged ‘Qatar Airways’

The Middle East: seats up 1.1%, while flights decreased by 1.9% and ASKs went down 0.6%; Riyadh-Jeddah is #1 route

The Middle East: seats up 1.1%, while flights decreased by 1.9% and ASKs went down 0.6%; Riyadh-Jeddah is #1 route

While the Middle East has been a major centre of world affairs, the air transport industry has become extremely significant for the development of the region. As weekly departing seats have increased by 1.1% this October, anna.aero takes a closer look at the top dozen country and city pairs respectively within the Middle East.

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

China’s ninth busiest airport handled over 25 million passengers in 2013 and has seen almost tenfold growth since 2000. Over 95% of flights are within China. We reveal the top 12 airlines and routes and which non-Chinese carriers serve the airport.

Strongest September for Airbus and Boeing; Qatar Airways receives its first A380

Strongest September for Airbus and Boeing; Qatar Airways receives its first A380

While Qatar Airways received its first A380 from Airbus, the European manufacturer is likely to have lost this year’s delivery race, as Boeing leads by 85 units this September. Overall, both Airbus and Boeing stepped up their deliveries in the ninth month of the year, handing over a combined 121 units.


Emirates #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth

Emirates #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth

Not many global region pairs can boast posting double-digit annual growth, but the Middle East to Africa is an exception, posting a 14% growth in weekly ASKs and a 10% hike in weekly seats in the last 12 months. anna.aero delves into the data to reveal the emerging trends in this dynamic market.

Aer Lingus wins Budapest Airport Runway Run and is “The Fastest Airline in the World”

Aer Lingus wins Budapest Airport Runway Run and is “The Fastest Airline in the World”

Aer Lingus raced down Budapest Airport’s runway to take the title of “Fastest Airline in the World” beating other airlines, airports, and aviation enterprises from all over the world in the air transport industry’s annual charity race, “bud:runway run” organised by Budapest Airport, Nike, Wizz Air, and anna.aero.

Emirates touches down at Brussels from Dubai

Emirates touches down at Brussels from Dubai

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Vlad Cristescu, was specially invited by Brussels Airport to attend Emirates’ inaugural flight from Dubai on 5 September. Highlights of the celebrations included the traditional water arch salute, a press conference in the terminal by airport and airline officials as well as a special tour on board Emirates’ 777-200LR.


Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

The main gateway to the capital of Norway, Oslo Gardermoen handled almost 23 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of 33 airlines flying to 117 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant SAS is this September.

Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways put Eritrea on the global aviation map

Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways put Eritrea on the global aviation map

Eritrea is probably one of the less well-known countries in Africa, but last week Turkish Airlines made it a lot easier to get to. We take a look at the commercial aviation scene in the East African state just across the Red Sea from Saudi Arabia.

Qatar Airways increases Hamad International Airport non-stop network by 17 destinations; still just behind Emirates

Qatar Airways increases Hamad International Airport non-stop network by 17 destinations; still just behind Emirates

The MEB3 carriers have added a total of 34 new non-stop services in the last 12 months, 20 of which are to new destinations. Download our free summary spreadsheet that reveals who’s flying where and how often.


Qatar Airways debuts at Dallas/Fort Worth

Qatar Airways debuts at Dallas/Fort Worth

Qatar Airways starts services to its seventh US destination from its Doha hub.

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]

Tokyo Haneda Airport now only 88% domestic flights, down from 97% five years ago

Tokyo Haneda Airport now only 88% domestic flights, down from 97% five years ago

This week Qatar Airways became the latest carrier to serve Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, as the previously restricted downtown airport continues to throw open its doors to more international traffic. anna.aero investigates the shift in the airport’s traffic base in S14 compared to five years ago.