Articles Tagged ‘Air Arabia’

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

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 […]


Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!

Air Arabia starts Sarajevo service from Sharjah

Air Arabia starts Sarajevo service from Sharjah

Air Arabia joins flydubai with a Bosnia and Herzegovina service from the UAE.

Iranian airports handled fewer than 50 million passengers in 2015; Air Arabia, Emirates, flydubai, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines serve multiple airports

Iranian airports handled fewer than 50 million passengers in 2015; Air Arabia, Emirates, flydubai, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines serve multiple airports

Iran could see rapid growth at its airports this year after the lifting of economic sanctions. We reveal the country’s busiest airports and how much they have grown in the last two years as well as seeing which carriers have been starting new international routes.


The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

The MEB3 lead the way in connecting the Middle East with China, yet all three are reporting declines in capacity

Although Emirates and Qatar Airways are only reporting minor declines in seat capacity in the Middle East to China market, it is Etihad Airways which is letting down the MEB3 trio as it reports a drop in overall seats between its Abu Dhabi hub and China of over 16%. anna.aero looks to see how the […]

Liverpool loves its latest award – the Arch of Triumph certificate

Liverpool loves its latest award – the Arch of Triumph certificate

Getting a new route up and running gives an airport a special kind of buzz. Winning the Arch of Triumph competition is the icing on that celebratory cake – as it was at Liverpool. Find out who joins them on the leader board with the ultimate feel-good factor this week from the ten contending global […]

Air Arabia starts sixth Pakistani service from Sharjah

Air Arabia starts sixth Pakistani service from Sharjah

Air Arabia begins flights to Faisalabad, joining the likes of flydubai and Qatar Airways, which have both recently started services to the city.


Air Arabia strengthens its Saudi Arabian services

Air Arabia strengthens its Saudi Arabian services

Air Arabia launches services to Tabuk – the airline’s 13th destination in Saudi Arabia and 114th globally.

Middle East to Pakistan capacity grows 82%; frequency to Maldives increases by 108%

Middle East to Pakistan capacity grows 82%; frequency to Maldives increases by 108%

With sectors being able to be flown by wide and narrow-bodied equipment, the market between the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent draws industry heavyweights like the MEB3, fast-growing LCCs from both sides, along with regional carriers operating a handful of aircraft. anna.aero uncovers some of the important trends of the last five years in […]

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at […]