Articles Tagged ‘Air Arabia’

Bordeaux Airport: 77 destinations offered in summer 2021

Bordeaux Airport: 77 destinations offered in summer 2021

With 77 destinations and 108 routes serving 21 countries, summer services from Bordeaux are gradually opening up and offering opportunities for travellers from south-west France. At present, 20 airlines have announced flights from Bordeaux Airport for the summer season.

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

We explore Air Arabia’s Sharjah network, with many changes over pre-coronavirus S19.  The carrier’s longest route, to Kuala Lumpur, will use A321neos.

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. 


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 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?


Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Departing seat capacity from the Middle East has doubled over the past decade, going from 131.82 million in 2009 to 264.31 million last year. However, since 2016, the region’s growth rate has shrunk from 13% to 3.1% last year. anna.aero examines the market in more depth ahead of the inaugural CONNECT MEIA.

Air Arabia selects Prague as newest connection from Sharjah

Air Arabia selects Prague as newest connection from Sharjah

Air Arabia begins a five times weekly link between Sharjah and the Czech Republic capital. 

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka’s regional market goes from strength to strength with 48% year-on-year growth to Bangkok, while capacity to domestic leader Chittagong increases to 817,957 seats. James Davis examines the airlines and routes driving this impressive expansion, whilst reviewing external socio-economic trends which will determine the future for this up-and-coming hub.


Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Nestled on the edge of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan has witnessed its scheduled commercial aviation market double in size between 2009 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the growth taking place, which airlines are taking advantage of the potential, and where Azerbaijani’s like to travel.

Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport has slipped down the Indian airport rankings, as other facilities have grown quicker than the South India gateway. Marc Watkins investigates the airport’s traffic profile and seasonality, as well as its biggest carriers and country markets.

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.