Articles Tagged ‘Airblue’

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.

airblue resumes two domestic routes from Karachi

airblue resumes two domestic routes from Karachi

airblue once again connects Karachi with Peshawar and Rahim Yar Khan.

Pakistan sees a rise in seat capacity of 23%; flydubai is fastest growing airline while UAE is top foreign country market

Pakistan sees a rise in seat capacity of 23%; flydubai is fastest growing airline while UAE is top foreign country market

Pakistan has seen an increase in seat capacity over the past 12 months of just over 23%. anna.aero investigates to see which country markets have witnessed the greatest growth as a result of seat capacity increases, and which airports are experiencing the greatest growth.


airblue makes Birmingham second UK destination

airblue makes Birmingham second UK destination

airblue introduces non-stop flights between Birmingham Airport and Islamabad Airport as well as one-stop flights to Lahore Airport.

airblue launches services from Karachi to Jeddah

airblue launches services from Karachi to Jeddah

airblue inaugurates thrice-weekly flights from Karachi Airport to Jeddah Airport.

Pakistan market dominated by PIA and flights to UAE; UK market grew 8% in 2010 as PIA serves four airports

Pakistan market dominated by PIA and flights to UAE; UK market grew 8% in 2010 as PIA serves four airports

Which are the busiest airports in Pakistan and which are the biggest carriers serving the market? Which are the leading country markets and which carriers have abandoned the market in recent years? How global is PIA’s network and which new routes have been started in the last 15 months?


New routes launched during the last week:
Saturday 20 September – Friday 26 September

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week’s new routes come mostly from Asia and the Middle East. Afriqiyah starts service from Libya to Dubai, while Pakistan’s airblue links Lahore with Muscat. India’s Paramount began a new domestic route and Hong Kong Express launched flights to Manila in competition with three other carriers. Norwegian re-started a domestic route, and Pacific Blue started Auckland-Melbourne.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 16 August – Friday 22 August 2008)

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefSix new routes that started this week from six different airlines, plus an update on one that was supposed to start this week but has been delayed.

Airblue now has 20% share of domestic traffic in Pakistan – looks to Scandinavia for further western expansion

Airblue now has 20% share of domestic traffic in Pakistan - looks to Scandinavia for further western expansionjetBlue lookalike airblue is based in Pakistan and has a growing share of the domestic market. It also serves Dubai and Manchester (via Ankara) with half a dozen Airbus aircraft. How vibrant is the Pakistan market and what other routes does airblue have its eye on? And how many aircraft has it ordered to aid growth?