Articles Tagged ‘Air Arabia’
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?
Air Arabia now serves 44 destinations in 22 countries from Sharjah, including 13 in India and Athens in Europe
Air Arabia may be creating new bases in Morocco, Egypt and Jordan but what’s happening at its home base? How many new routes has it started this year and what frequencies does it operate on each route?
The United States dominated the world’s route launches this week, which is detailed in our top story, but a major political breakthrough for flights between Taiwan and mainland China resulted in three airlines launching the same route. The total of 65 new routes involved 60 airports in the US, followed by Germany, China, Spain, the […]
Jordan’s Queen Alia Airport growing at almost 20% in 2010; airBaltic, Alitalia, Iberia and Vueling starting new flights
Royal Jordanian may not have the same global ambitions as some of its regional rivals but it continues to start new routes and Jordan continues to attract new services. We reveal which LCCs, US carriers and European flag carriers fly to Amman.
Here it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.
The start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.
Aegean and Athens Airways providing growing competition to Olympic; Athens welcomes Air Arabia and Etihad
Greece is seeing growing airline competition but which new routes have Aegean and Athens Airways started in the last year? Which LCCs serve the airport and who operates to where?
Morocco has a new low-cost airline. With two A320s the airline launches routes to four countries in the next fortnight. Who will be its main competitors on the selected routes and how many other routes might it start with its existing fleet?
Over 40 new routes took to the skies this week. Airlines feeling optimistic included Adria Airways, Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air Austral, Air Southwest, American Airlines, Armavia, Brussels Airlines, City Airline, Karthago Airlines, LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador, LOT, Luxair, Mauritania Airways, Northwest/Delta, Norwegian, SAA, Shenzhen Airlines, Sun D’Or, Swiss, Transavia.com, Turkish Airlines, V Australia, Virgin Blue and Wind Jet. Phew!
This week’s new routes cover the globe from North to South America, Europe to the Middle East and a lot of activity in Australia. Airlines involved include Air Arabia, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, easyJet, Norwegian, OpenSkies, Pacific Blue, TAM, United Express and Virgin Blue.
Not all LCCs are the same. We examine average frequency, average sector length, number of routes and airports served to reveal significant differences in network strategy of the world’s most successful LCCs. And just how much bigger is Southwest than all the rest?
Sharjah based Air Arabia was the region’s first, and still most successful, LCC. It now operates to 20 countries, including some that may surprise you, and operates over a dozen A320s with almost 50 more on order. Which is its most important country market and which routes have failed?