Articles Tagged ‘Air Arabia’

Air Arabia makes Taif in Saudi Arabia its 53rd route from Sharjah

Air Arabia makes Taif in Saudi Arabia its 53rd route from Sharjah

Air Arabia makes Taif its seventh destination in Saudi Arabia with introduction of three weekly flights.

UAE celebrates 40th anniversary; nation's airports handle almost 70 million passengers in 2011

UAE celebrates 40th anniversary; nation’s airports handle almost 70 million passengers in 2011

Last week the United Arab Emirates had reason to celebrate, but how many passengers are its main airports handling, and by how much did traffic grow in 2010? How quickly is traffic growing in 2011, and which are the leading country markets for the nation’s airports as a whole? How dominant are Emirates, Etihad and […]

Air Arabia makes Yanbu sixth Saudi destination

Air Arabia makes Yanbu sixth Saudi destination

Yanbu in Saudi Arabia becomes Air Arabia’s 51st destination from Sharjah. Becomes second LCC after flydubai to serve Red Sea port.


Air Arabia adds new Sharjah - Ekaterinburg link; second new Russian route in October following Moscow Domodedovo launch

Air Arabia adds new Sharjah – Ekaterinburg link; second new Russian route in October following Moscow Domodedovo launch

Air Arabia launches twice-weekly flights to Ekaterinburg from Sharjah. Follows hot on heels of recently started flights to Moscow Domodeovo. Faces competition (of sorts) from flydubai.

Expanding Air Arabia to speak at anna.aero/ACI Abu Dhabi network planning conference

Expanding Air Arabia to speak at anna.aero/ACI Abu Dhabi network planning conference

If your airport wants to be celebrating a new Air Arabia route then you need to come and listen to Harish Moideen Kutty the airline’s Group Head of Network Planning and Revenue Management at the anna.aero/ACI Network Planning Conference hosted by hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports Company, November 28-30 2011. Arjun Singh, flydubai’s Head of […]

Air Arabia launches new routes from Sharjah to Kharkiv and Moscow

Air Arabia launches new routes from Sharjah to Kharkiv and Moscow

Air Arabia now flies from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Kharkov in the Ukraine and Moscow Domodedovo in Russia.


How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

When it comes to the low-cost carrier ‘rulebook’ it seems that there are basically two versions when it comes to network planning models. One for Europe and one for the rest of the world. We explain all in our unique analysis of the world’s leading low-cost airlines.

flydubai announces Riyadh and Jeddah; faces low-cost competition from nasair and Air Arabia

flydubai announces Riyadh and Jeddah; faces low-cost competition from nasair and Air Arabia

Dubai’s low-cost carrier has announced two major routes to Saudi Arabia, but which low-cost carrier already operates on both routes? And which indirect competition makes the competitive situation even tougher?

Rapidly expanding flydubai already ranks #2 in Dubai; faces indirect competition from Air Arabia in Sharjah

Rapidly expanding flydubai already ranks #2 in Dubai; faces indirect competition from Air Arabia in Sharjah

Dubai’s own low-cost carrier has grown faster than sibling Emirates in the last year, but in which region is its core network? What is atypical for a low-cost carrier about some of its routes? Which of the airline’s routes lack competition? And how does it compete with Air Arabia?


New airline routes launched<br/> (21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

New airline routes launched
(21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

Over the Christmas and New Year period, 36 new routes were launched across the world and they were far from only to ski and sun destinations. We have analysis and pictures to go with the new routes that range from Transaero’s 11,500-kilometre route between Moscow and Rio to Cape Air’s 300-kilometre hop between San Juan […]

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

The great global LCC network strategy comparison; 11 of the world’s best analysed and compared with two years ago

The great global LCC network strategy comparison; 11 of the world’s best analysed and compared with two years ago

We examine the network characteristics of 11 of the world’s most significant LCCs and see how things have changed in the last two years. Which has the longest (and shortest) sector lengths, and which serves the most airports?