Articles Tagged ‘AUH’
Cobalt inaugurates a three times weekly link between Larnaca and Abu Dhabi.
MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs
Emirates is catching Qatar Airways in terms of the number of destinations served by the big three Middle Eastern airlines (MEB3). We reveal the routes added (and dropped) by the MEB3 carriers in the last 12 months, and which are the top 15 country markets for the combined carriers.
Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017
More than 29.75 million seats will be available on departing flights from India’s Mumbai Airport in 2017, 3.3% up on the previous year. We take a look at air service developments at the airport over the past 10 years including growth rates in domestic and international services, and the largest and fastest growing airlines and […]
flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?
Launched on 23 September, flyadeal, the sister LCC of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier’s attempt to combat the growing presence of other carriers like flynas and SaudiGulf Airlines. We look at where the fledgling carrier is presently operating and try to understand where it might fly to next.
The biggest new route cake in Riga Airport history (it weighed 16kg and measured 1m x 1m) is just one of the 28 entries in the W17/18 Part I Cake of the Week competition. And yes you, the humble anna.aero reader, has the chance to select which one of these baked beauties scoops this top […]
airBaltic commences a four times weekly service between Riga and Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Airways confirms it is ending service to San Francisco; route averaged 79% load factor in 2016; Qatar Airways’ entry the final straw?
Etihad Airways has recently confirmed that it is ending its service to San Francisco after three years of operation. We take a look behind the numbers and analyse the factors that have resulted in the MEB3 carrier’s decision to withdraw from the city.
Jeddah Airport’s capacity increased by 13% in 2016; international market growing twice as fast as domestic; new terminal due to open Q1 2018
Jeddah Airport is one of the leading airport’s of the Middle East, with the largest airport in Saudi Arabia handling over 30 million passengers per annum. Since 2007, the airport’s average year-on-year increase in seat capacity is 11%. We take a closer look at the growth patterns of one of the Middle East’s unique gateways.
Amsterdam-Ho Chi Minh City is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 530,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines’ fifth European destination??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 530,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Amsterdam and Ho Chi Minh City ‒ but the route is unserved!? Already serving Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Moscow Domodedovo and Paris CDG, will the Dutch hub become Vietnam Airlines’ fifth destination in […]
Milan Malpensa witnesses Q1 2017 traffic jump 11%; 2016 traffic grew 4.7%; easyJet’s largest continental base with 29% of airport capacity
Milan Malpensa is one of Europe’s leading airports and the second largest in Italy, with it welcoming 19.3 million passengers in 2016. Last week anna.aero’s roving reporter Jonathan Ford visited the Italian airport to learn more about its impressive success, and why recent growth figures are more important than those in previous years.
Qatar Airways is MEB3 load factor champion to US in 2016; filled over 80% of seats on its 10 routes beating Emirates and Etihad Airways
The bosses of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines really don’t like the big Gulf carriers and want changes. But how well are the Gulf carriers doing at filling their US capacity in 2015 and 2016? We dig into the available data and reveal individual route load factors for 2016.
Manchester-Mumbai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 725,000 searches; Virgin’s next long-haul from Northwest UK?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last 12 months a staggering 725,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Manchester and Mumbai ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be Virgin Atlantic Airways or Jet Airways that jumps onto this sizeable sector.