Articles Tagged ‘Qatar Airways’

Record November for Airbus and Boeing; Ruili Airlines receives first direct 737-700 purchase from Boeing

Record November for Airbus and Boeing; Ruili Airlines receives first direct 737-700 purchase from Boeing

Airbus managed to deliver 61 airframes in November, more units than its American counterpart for the second time in 2014. Nevertheless, the European manufacturer has already lost this year’s delivery race, as Boeing leads by 92 units in the 11th month of the year. Overall, the two producers handed over a combined 118 airframes in […]

Qatar Airways adds Asmara to its African network

Qatar Airways adds Asmara to its African network

Qatar Airways has continued its expansion into Africa with the launch of services to its 12th new destination this year, the Eritrean capital Asmara.

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

The gateway to the largest and richest city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Airport (perhaps better known as Julius Nyerere International Airport) handled close to 2.4 million passengers in 2013. With a total of 20 airlines flying to 30 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals its top […]


ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

By the end of 2014, Etihad Airways will have added three new US routes to its network, including San Francisco this week, complementing the seven already started over the last 12 months from the Middle East region. anna.aero investigates just how much of the growth between these regions is being delivered by the MEB3.

New airport facilities that airlines and passengers will love – all you need to know about New Istanbul Airport, Hamad International Airport in Qatar and klia2

New airport facilities that airlines and passengers will love – all you need to know about New Istanbul Airport, Hamad International Airport in Qatar and klia2

Building new airports and terminals that make the airlines and passengers happy is easier said than done. But at anna.aero sister event, FTE Asia 2014, the man responsible for delivering the New Istanbul Airport mega hub will reveal how he plans to achieve this and what we can expect from the world’s largest terminal under […]

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.


CEOs of AirAsia and AirAsia X lead FTE Asia 2014 speaker line-up – both to reveal plans to enhance passenger experiences in KL next month

CEOs of AirAsia and AirAsia X lead FTE Asia 2014 speaker line-up – both to reveal plans to enhance passenger experiences in KL next month

We know your true passion is airline network planning, but we’re sure you’ll also be interested in FTE Asia 2014, which is all about improving the end-to-end passenger experience, and includes senior speakers from the likes of AirAsia, AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Air New Zealand, Oman Air and Peach Aviation.

Qatar Airways begins operations to destination #145 - Djibouti

Qatar Airways begins operations to destination #145 – Djibouti

Qatar Airways begins thrice-weekly services to Djibouti – will be joined by Asmara in December.

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.