Articles Tagged ‘AMM’

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai provided more than 15 million seats across its network in 2017, representing a marginal 2.0% reduction compared to the previous year. The Middle Eastern LCC has enjoyed a rapid rise since commencing services in 2009. Nick Preston examines the carrier’s development, including its fleet and network trends.

Ryanair set to become Jordan's third largest airline once all routes to Amman and Aqaba have begun; carrier's second Middle Eastern market

Ryanair set to become Jordan’s third largest airline once all routes to Amman and Aqaba have begun; carrier’s second Middle Eastern market

Ryanair on 4 February announced that it will begin its first operations to Jordan in March with a route from Paphos to Amman, followed with a further 13 services at the start of W18/19. Jonathan Ford looks to see what state the Jordan to European market is currently in, and what Ryanair’s impact will be […]

Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Like many small- and medium-sized national carriers around the world, Royal Jordanian seems to stagger from one period of navel-gazing to the next, not really seeming to know its role in the industry. We investigate the oneworld carrier’s progress (or lack of) over the last decade, as well as its biggest airports and country markets.


Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Everyone might be busy out Christmas shopping (or doing it all on-line these days), but the world’s airports fire crews are still producing FTWAs at a rate that would put Santa’s elves to shame. Find out which one of nine global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.

Jordan sees its winter seat capacity rise by 7.7% while the UAE remains its number one market

Jordan sees its winter seat capacity rise by 7.7% while the UAE remains its number one market

Although the UAE remains the number one country market from Jordan, seat capacity between the two nations has declined by over 10% during the past 12 months, while Saudi Arabia, the second most popular destination from Jordan, has seen capacity grow by 27%. anna.aero investigates to see how other country markets have changed over the […]

Royal Jordanian reveals two capital city routes from Amman hub

Royal Jordanian reveals two capital city routes from Amman hub

Royal Jordanian starts link to Turkish capital of Ankara, as well as relaunching services to Indonesia’s capital city.


flydubai launches Dubai Al Maktoum operations

flydubai launches Dubai Al Maktoum operations

flydubai begins life at Dubai Al Maktoum with six new routes spread across Asia and Middle East. Existing Dubai base also expanded with two extra routes.

Air Arabia Jordan dashes off to Dammam

Air Arabia Jordan dashes off to Dammam

Air Arabia Jordan begins route #5 and destination #2 in Saudi Arabia – joining existing flights to Jeddah.

Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Since a low of 32 destinations over the last decade in S13, Gulf Air continues its reconstruction of its route portfolio in S15, with 42 network points now on offer, including Moscow Domodedovo. anna.aero takes a look at the reborn Gulf Air, and considers where it may fly to next on its journey of route […]


Royal Jordanian starts fifth Saudi destination

Royal Jordanian starts fifth Saudi destination

Royal Jordanian begins twice-weekly flights to Tabuk, the oneworld carrier’s fifth destination in Saudi Arabia.

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Is this the least dynamic LCC in the world, or simply one that is hampered by its tricky geographical location? Is there anybody in the Jazeera Airways Network Planning Department anymore? anna.aero blows away the cobwebs to see if anyone is home.

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.