Articles Tagged ‘Air Arabia’

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 […]

Air Arabia establishes new base at Ras Al Khaimah

Air Arabia establishes new base at Ras Al Khaimah

Air Arabia seizes the opportunity at Ras Al Khaimah, launching seven routes following the demise of RAK Airways.

Air Arabia launches Ras Al Khaimah base with two aircraft and seven routes

Air Arabia launches Ras Al Khaimah base with two aircraft and seven routes

Air Arabia has opened its second base in the UAE less than 60 kilometres from its main base at Sharjah. We examine the airline’s planned operational schedule, and investigate how much competition the new routes from Ras Al Khaimah will face from nearby Sharjah and Dubai.


Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row; Air Arabia receives 6000th A320 aircraft

Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row; Air Arabia receives 6000th A320 aircraft

While the 6000th A320 family aircraft was delivered in March, Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with its American counterpart, as Boeing is now leading the 2014 delivery race by 20 units.

Air Arabia adds its third destination in Kazakhstan

Air Arabia adds its third destination in Kazakhstan

Air Arabia makes Shymkent its third network point in Kazakhstan, after Almaty and Astana.

Air Arabia launches its fourth route to Egypt

Air Arabia launches its fourth route to Egypt

Air Arabia expands its Sharjah base with thrice-weekly Cairo operations, its fourth route to Egypt.


Air Arabia turns 10; over 60 destinations served from Sharjah Airport

Air Arabia turns 10; over 60 destinations served from Sharjah Airport

The Middle East’s first low cost turns 10. Aiming “to serve all the Arab world from the Atlantic to Indian Ocean” we look at its longest and shortest sectors.

Air Arabia makes Hofuf its 10th destination in Saudi Arabia

Air Arabia makes Hofuf its 10th destination in Saudi Arabia

Air Arabia now serves 87 destinations. Now serves Hofuf from Sharjah with four weekly flights.

World LCC route launches: Ryanair +200; over half of Indonesia AirAsia’s network new; Interjet drops no routes

World LCC route launches: Ryanair +200; over half of Indonesia AirAsia’s network new; Interjet drops no routes

It’s time for anna.aero’s annual network analysis of 32 of the world’s biggest LCCs to see which have started (and stopped) the most routes in the last 12 months. Ryanair retains the number one position in two categories, and every LCC analysed (except one) dropped at least one route in the last 12 months.


Mashhad Airport on course to break four million passengers in 2013; new flights to Al Najaf, Dubai and Sharjah

Mashhad Airport on course to break four million passengers in 2013; new flights to Al Najaf, Dubai and Sharjah

Mashhad in Iran has long been a centre for the production of Persian carpets and is one of the oldest centres of carpet weaving. The cultured city is served by Mashhad International Airport, which despite a traffic fall in 2011, is growing again and anna.aero predicts reaching a passenger milestone in 2013.

Air Arabia commences two Iranian routes in a week with Lar and Mashad start-ups

Air Arabia commences two Iranian routes in a week with Lar and Mashad start-ups

Air Arabia launches flights from Sharjah Airport to both Larestan Airport and Mashad Airport.

Air Arabia commences flights from Sharjah to Lar

Air Arabia commences flights from Sharjah to Lar

Air Arabia launches Sharjah Airport to Lar Airport route