Articles Tagged ‘Abu Dhabi’

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.


Wizz Air starts Abu Dhabi; the first of its big plans there

Wizz Air starts Abu Dhabi; the first of its big plans there

Wizz Air on 1 July began Abu Dhabi from both Budapest and Bucharest. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi became a national UAE airline last month, with 100 aircraft on the cards.

Wizz Air first routes from Abu Dhabi are Bucharest, Budapest, and Sofia?

Wizz Air first routes from Abu Dhabi are Bucharest, Budapest, and Sofia?

Wizz Air let slip its likely initial routes – as it said the scale of its Abu Dhabi ops will be bigger than previously mentioned, which was 50 aircraft.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launching 2020; says up to 50 aircraft

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launching 2020; says up to 50 aircraft

Wizz Air announces surprise Abu Dhabi subsidiary; all-A321neo fleet to have 80% of global population in range and market leading CASK. Is it that simple?