Articles Tagged ‘Abu Dhabi’

Wizz Air’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

Wizz Air’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

We look at Wizz Air’s most profitable airports. Two of its big airports aren’t in its most-profitable list, while others punch well above their weight.

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

We speak with Khalil Lamrabet, SVP of Aviation Development at Abu Dhabi Airports, with a focus on the airport’s two new home-based LCCs.

Milan Bergamo expands to 20mppa; we chat with its Commercial Aviation Director

Milan Bergamo expands to 20mppa; we chat with its Commercial Aviation Director

Milan Bergamo had 13.9 million pax in 2019. And with ongoing development, we see what will drive the airport’s future together with key unserved routes.


Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express focuses on the Gulf and South India. We look at its route network and competition and how its network overlap with its parent is changing.

Tel Aviv - Dubai coming?  Israel - UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

Tel Aviv – Dubai coming? Israel – UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

As Israel – UAE announce peace deal, we see that over 1.9 million flew between Tel Aviv and Africa (East/Southern), Asia, and Australasia last year, with UAE hubs offering more choice and often shorter routings. 

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

With Air Arabia’s third + fourth routes from the UAE capital revealed, we look at its network strategy with Etihad and what routes could be next.


Route launches (18 July - 29 July)

Route launches (18 July – 29 July)

Qatar Airways begins Cebu, its fourth Philippine destination; Corendon Airlines launches Basel – Izmir, Alliance soaks up in the sun in Sunny Coast; and more.

Düsseldorf welcomes back Etihad Airways

Düsseldorf welcomes back Etihad Airways

Düsseldorf Airport has welcomed back Etihad Airways, with the carrier ramping up frequency from twice-weekly in July to once-daily in September.

Route launches (7 July - 17 July)

Route launches (7 July – 17 July)

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi takes off; Air Serbia becomes the third airline from Belgrade to the Oslo area; GOL launches Florianópolis – Brasília; and much more.


Air Arabia Abu Dhabi takes off

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi takes off

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi on 14 July took off to Alexandria, Egypt, followed by Sohag the following day. This marked the start of the new carrier, which is a joint venture with Etihad.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi reveals first 6 routes, including Middle East - Africa service

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi reveals first 6 routes, including Middle East – Africa service

With its new AOC, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced its first six routes, four with no direct competition. With two based A321s, it’s the start of big things for the new carrier.

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June - 6 July)

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June – 6 July)

Wizz Air begins Abu Dhabi; American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai; Air Albania to be fifth airline from Tirana to London; and much, much more.