Articles Tagged ‘AUH’
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe has been awarded the contract to operate the air services between Newquay and London Gatwick, a route supported by a Public Service Obligation. More news from Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Aberdeen and Frankfurt airports.
The Middle East: seats up 1.1%, while flights decreased by 1.9% and ASKs went down 0.6%; Riyadh-Jeddah is #1 route
While the Middle East has been a major centre of world affairs, the air transport industry has become extremely significant for the development of the region. As weekly departing seats have increased by 1.1% this October, anna.aero takes a closer look at the top dozen country and city pairs respectively within the Middle East.
anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Vlad Cristescu, was specially invited by Brussels Airport to attend Emirates’ inaugural flight from Dubai on 5 September. Highlights of the celebrations included the traditional water arch salute, a press conference in the terminal by airport and airline officials as well as a special tour on board Emirates’ 777-200LR.
In the first six months of 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers have reported traffic growth of 3.3%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets are up except for North Africa (down 0.1%), with the Middle East leading the way (+8.0%).
Qatar Airways increases Hamad International Airport non-stop network by 17 destinations; still just behind Emirates
The MEB3 carriers have added a total of 34 new non-stop services in the last 12 months, 20 of which are to new destinations. Download our free summary spreadsheet that reveals who’s flying where and how often.
Budapest and Perth airports show-off certificates for Pegasus Airlines and Etihad Airways respectively
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Riga Airport celebrates 10 million transit passengers since the restoration of Latvia’s independence. More news from Aruba Airport and Cranfield University.
Etihad Airways makes Rome Fiumicino its second Italian destination and Perth its fourth point in Australia.
Until this week, Cambridge was the only airport to have won more than one ‘Arch of Triumph’ award so far in 2014. However this week another European airport has joined this elite club — find out which capital city airport it is inside.
Etihad Airways commences services to Yerevan – becomes first MEB3 carrier serving Armenia’s capital.
Air Seychelles starts flights to Europe again after previously withdrawing in 2011.
Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]
Expanding horizons, expanding waistlines. Did you miss the on-stand goodies from last week’s 134th IATA Slot Conference in Abu Dhabi last week? Don’t worry, stuff yourself silly with our Arrivals and Departures flick-thru magazines here.