Articles Tagged ‘Air Arabia’
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?
Air Arabia Maroc launches with six destinations from Casablanca starting with Stansted
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?
New routes launched during the last fortnight
(Saturday 4 April – Friday 17 April)
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!
New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 11 October – Friday 17 October):
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.
10 of the best analysed: The great global LCC network strategy comparison
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?
Air Arabia up to 40 destinations and growing fast (and profitably!)
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?