Articles Tagged ‘Abu Dhabi’

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country […]

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

We reveal the leading generators of connecting traffic at the three home bases of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. Plus a look at traffic growth across these three airports since 2007, and what this all has to do with London’s next runway debate.

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Having won two Arch of Triumph awards in December, our friendly firefighters down under couldn’t wait to display their latest additions to the station walls. Find out which of this week’s four global entries gets the second certificate of 2016 and no doubt adorn the pride of place in their station.


MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.

Etihad Airways increases US points to five - adding San Francisco

Etihad Airways increases US points to five – adding San Francisco

Etihad Airways adds Californian city to existing flights to Chicago, Washington Dulles, New York JFK and Los Angeles.

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

If Dubai didn’t have to do some major runway maintenance work this summer, UAE airports might have handled over 100 million passengers this year, after growing by 14% last year to over 91 million. We reveal which are the fastest-growing major country markets from the UAE and which new services have been started by the […]


Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways networks compared

Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways networks compared

The Gulf’s MEB3 airlines continue to grow their global networks, with Qatar Airways closing the gap on Emirates in terms of destinations served non-stop. But Etihad Airways actually grew fastest, in the last 12 months, in terms of additional weekly departures from its hub. Download our free spreadsheet comparing the three carriers’ global networks.

Passenger numbers up 2.6% on international flights from UK airports in 2013H1; Poland and UAE markets growing fast

Passenger numbers up 2.6% on international flights from UK airports in 2013H1; Poland and UAE markets growing fast

International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2013 than in the previous year. We look at individual country markets, and reveal which have grown fastest, and which have been shrinking. Plus we analyse which routes have helped stimulate the Polish and UAE markets.

UAE passes 70 million passengers; Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia networks continue to grow

UAE passes 70 million passengers; Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia networks continue to grow

Traffic at the UAE’s three biggest airports has almost quadrupled in just 10 years. Which airport grew fastest in 2011 and how dominant are the main carriers at these airports? Which new routes have been launched in the last 12 months and which country market has seen growth of over 30%?


Emirates growing faster than Etihad and Qatar Airways; MEB3 carriers target US and Poland for growth

Emirates growing faster than Etihad and Qatar Airways; MEB3 carriers target US and Poland for growth

Yes, those three big carriers in the Middle East are still expanding their networks and growing capacity. But which have been the latest route additions for each carrier and what are their plans for the coming months?

airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

Among Europe’s biggest airlines the only one carrying fewer passengers than last summer is airberlin. We take a close look at which routes have been dropped from which German airports, and which have been added. And why has one destination in particular has been added from so many airports?

Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

So what new destinations have Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways added to their globe-spanning networks in the last seven months? Which services have been dropped (or suspended) and which have been downgraded from non-stop to one-stop? And what are their plans for the rest of 2012?