Articles Tagged ‘Qatar Airways’

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017; London tops destination leaderboard; easyJet and Ryanair are biggest carriers

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017; London tops destination leaderboard; easyJet and Ryanair are biggest carriers

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017, an 8.8% increase on 2016, making last year the busiest 12-month period in the airport’s history. anna.aero has took a further look into Edinburgh’s growth to discover which airlines have expanded the most to allow this Scottish success story to happen.  

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 6.0: “The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World”

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 6.0: “The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World”

Budapest Airport and anna.aero have confirmed the sixth air transport industry’s premier charity-sportive event – “The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World” – will take place at 11:00 on Saturday 1 September 2018. Thanks to your support, since its inception the event has helped raise an incredible €110,000 for charity. 

St. Petersburg celebrates Route of the Week accolade for the arrival of Qatar Airways, while Orlando Melbourne toasts Cake of the Week win

St. Petersburg celebrates Route of the Week accolade for the arrival of Qatar Airways, while Orlando Melbourne toasts Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Icelandair announces that it will begin a seasonal route to Kansas City starting 25 May 2018, while Allegiant Air has confirmed two new sectors from Pittsburgh for S18. More news also from Luxair at Berlin Tegel and SilkAir in Darwin.   


Qatar Airways premieres St. Petersburg service

Qatar Airways premieres St. Petersburg service

Qatar Airways starts flights to its second Russian gateway after Moscow Domodedovo.

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Having not just won a weekly title last year, but also securing fourth spot overall, the firefighters of Gold Coast are used to success in this competition. This time its big win was for a new domestic service by Tigerair Australia – totally roar-some!

Qatar Airways checks out Chiang Mai

Qatar Airways checks out Chiang Mai

Qatar Airways opens its fourth gateway in Thailand.


MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

Emirates is catching Qatar Airways in terms of the number of destinations served by the big three Middle Eastern airlines (MEB3). 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.

Airbus and Boeing's delivery productivity increased 10% in October; European giant outperforms Boeing for only second time this year

Airbus and Boeing’s delivery productivity increased 10% in October; European giant outperforms Boeing for only second time this year

A total of 119 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in October, 11 more units than the pair managed during the same month of 2016. For only the second time this year, Airbus led the delivery charge, with it handing over seven more aircraft than Boeing in the tenth month of this year.  

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

The A350 family is Airbus’ latest generation and most efficient long-haul, twin-engine, wide-body product, designed to compete with Boeing’s 787 and challenge the 777 family. From 2016 to 2017 the number of seats available on A350-operated flights more than trebled. We take a look at how the A350 has been deployed since entering service in […]


Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of operation from Stockholm Arlanda

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of operation from Stockholm Arlanda

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Qatar Airways’ Swedish celebration, Air India Express now connects Coimbatore with Delhi four times weekly, while Cozumel welcomes its second link with Volaris. 

South African airports showing 4.0% traffic growth for Q1, Q2 and Q3; MEB3 and Turkish Airlines traffic up 66% since 2012; Alitalia to arrive

South African airports showing 4.0% traffic growth for Q1, Q2 and Q3; MEB3 and Turkish Airlines traffic up 66% since 2012; Alitalia to arrive

South Africa’s leading airports are highlighting a 4.0% increase in traffic for the first nine months of 2017, however it would appear that one of its biggest long-haul markets is feeling the wrath of Gulf competition. We take a closer look behind connecting traffic trends, and how airports are performing so far in 2017. 

Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year's total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year’s total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Handling 2.25 million passengers in 2016, Tbilisi Airport is on a roll this year, with traffic expected to reach the three million barrier. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford went to Georgia to discover more about the airport’s past, plus its plans for the future, including being the destination for CONNECT 2018.