Articles Tagged ‘AUH’

Rotana Jet launches UAE domestic flight

Rotana Jet launches UAE domestic flight

Rotana Jet now flies between Abu Dhabi and Fujairah, a domestic route in the United Arab Emirates.

Emirates growing faster than Etihad and Qatar Airways; MEB3 carriers target US and Poland for growth

Emirates growing faster than Etihad and Qatar Airways; MEB3 carriers target US and Poland for growth

Yes, those three big carriers in the Middle East are still expanding their networks and growing capacity. But which have been the latest route additions for each carrier and what are their plans for the coming months?

airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

Among Europe’s biggest airlines the only one carrying fewer passengers than last summer is airberlin. We take a close look at which routes have been dropped from which German airports, and which have been added. And why has one destination in particular has been added from so many airports?


Etihad now serves Lagos in Nigeria from its Abu Dhabi hub

Etihad now serves Lagos in Nigeria from its Abu Dhabi hub

Etihad Airways has launched flights to Nigeria. Now serves Lagos from its hub at Abu Dhabi Airport in the UAE.

Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

So what new destinations have Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways added to their globe-spanning networks in the last seven months? Which services have been dropped (or suspended) and which have been downgraded from non-stop to one-stop? And what are their plans for the rest of 2012?

Etihad launches new route to Basra in Iraq

Etihad launches new route to Basra in Iraq

Etihad Airways now flies from its Abu Dhabi Airport hub to Basra in southern Iraq, home to the country’s oil and gas industry.


Etihad launches Nairobi services from Abu Dhabi

Etihad launches Nairobi services from Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways starts flying from Abu Dhabi to Nairobi in Kenya.

airberlin introduces second Abu Dhabi route

airberlin introduces second Abu Dhabi route

airberlin’s new partnership with Etihad results in new Düsseldorf service to Abu Dhabi complementing Etihad’s now daily flights.

Air Seychelles launches services to Abu Dhabi from Mahe

Air Seychelles launches services to Abu Dhabi from Mahe

Air Seychelles starts flying between Mahe and Abu Dhabi.


Etihad launches third route to Mainland China; Shanghai Pudong

Etihad launches third route to Mainland China; Shanghai Pudong

Etihad now flies to Shanghai Pudong Airport from its Abu Dhabi hub.

Etihad names Washington as third US destination starting in March 2013; will become 12th MEB3 service to US

Etihad names Washington as third US destination starting in March 2013; will become 12th MEB3 service to US

Since Emirates launched New York flights in 2004 the number of US services operated by Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways has grown relatively slowly. Next year’s Washington service from Etihad will only be the 12th such route. But which airports are served by more than one of the MEB3 carriers?

Safi Airways launches new route from Kabul Airport to Abu Dhabi

Safi Airways launches new route from Kabul Airport to Abu Dhabi

Safi Airways has launched its third route and now flies to Abu Dhabi in the UAE from Kabul in Afghanistan.