Articles Tagged ‘Qatar Airways’

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.

Qatar Airways links up global hubs

Qatar Airways links up global hubs

Qatar Airways begins flights between its home-hub of Doha and the European mega-hub of Amsterdam with six times weekly 787-8 services.

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet welcomes passenger #10 million at Manchester, while Virgin Atlantic Airways arrives in Detroit and Delta Air Lines launches Seattle Tacoma to Denver. More news from Athens, Barranquilla, Bordeaux, Hamburg, Miami, Narita and Varna airports.


Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

The European manufacturer has matched Boeing in terms of single-aisle aircraft deliveries in May, however the American firm leads the way for wide-body variants, delivering over double that managed by Airbus last month. Overall, Boeing has further increased its lead in the 2015 race, pulling away with an advantage of 67 aircraft.

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

The FLAP airports dominate long-haul services from Europe with Heathrow Airport tops. But Dublin Airport is the fastest-growing in percentage terms while Amsterdam Airport has the biggest increase in seat volume.

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at […]


Boeing stays ahead of Airbus; VietJetAir receives Airbus’ 9000th aircraft

Boeing stays ahead of Airbus; VietJetAir receives Airbus’ 9000th aircraft

Following the busiest February, Airbus and Boeing managed to deliver more than 100 aircraft for the second time in 2015. While VietJetAir received Airbus’ 9000th aircraft, the European producer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 50 units.

LinksAir introduces lie-flat beds on new Cardiff-Norwich route

LinksAir introduces lie-flat beds on new Cardiff-Norwich route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Japan Airlines and Los Angeles Airport celebrates Route of the Week victory for the resumption of flights from Osaka Kansai, while Rome Fiumicino Airport welcomes its first ever Qatar Airways 787-8 flight. More news from Tampa, Aberdeen and Munich airports.

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Things have moved on a bit at Casablanca Airport since one of the most famous films ever was released in 1942. For one, the airport’s #1 carrier – Royal Air Maroc – was not formed until 15 years later. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman ‒ in the picture) famously boards a plane to Lisbon – a city […]


MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014

MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014

The big US airlines with global networks are apparently trying to stop the growth of the major Gulf carriers into the US. We look at how these airlines allocate their capacity globally, and where capacity is being added fastest in 2015.

Hangzhou Airport passes 25m passenger mark in 2014; KLM and Qatar Airways operate airport’s longest routes to Amsterdam and Doha

Hangzhou Airport passes 25m passenger mark in 2014; KLM and Qatar Airways operate airport’s longest routes to Amsterdam and Doha

Just 200 kilometres from Shanghai, Hangzhou is home to China’s 10th busiest airport, which grew by 15% in 2014. We look at the airport’s rapid growth since 2006, its leading routes, leading airlines and developments in international services.

Vistara receives Route of the Week award for first operations

Vistara receives Route of the Week award for first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, bmi regional announces that it will commence flights from Munich to Rotterdam, Liege and Bern, and Frankfurt Airport welcomes the arrival of Qatar Airways’ first A350-900. More news from Ireland West Airport Knock and Manchester Airport.