Articles Tagged ‘BAH’

Despite Jet Airways' end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

Despite Jet Airways’ end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

159 routes operate between the Gulf and India. Dubai International is the most-served airport and Emirates is the largest airline, but not at group level.

Geneva Airport's time to shine with a rainbow-themed Arch of Triumph

Geneva Airport’s time to shine with a rainbow-themed Arch of Triumph

We have five fantastic entries for this week’s FTWA, from three continents: Europe, North America, and South America. The creative juices have clearly been flowing among airport photographers and marketers this week, in a bid to stand out and claim the Arch of Triumph. 

New airline routes launched (11 June – 17 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (11 June – 17 June 2019)

A total of 12 new routes were launched by 10 airlines, including TAP Air Portugal adding San Francisco and Washington Dulles to its network.


Gulf Air adds Malaga and Salalah from Bahrain

Gulf Air adds Malaga and Salalah from Bahrain

Bahrain-based Gulf Air launched two new routes including Malaga and Salalah from Bahrain.

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the national carrier of Bangladesh, holding a 28% share of capacity from its home market. While the airline’s growth has been slow in recent years as capacity has been adjusted, Jonathan Ford tells of the carrier’s network changes, and informs on potential new routes for the 787-8s. 


Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.

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.

easyJet, Salvador de Bahia and Berlin Tegel celebrate anna.aero awards

easyJet, Salvador de Bahia and Berlin Tegel celebrate anna.aero awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its annual awards for 2017, while Bahrain Airport celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Jet Airways services. More news also from IndiGo plus Akureyri, Cairns and Cardiff airports. 


Wataniya Airways adds two more international sectors

Wataniya Airways adds two more international sectors

Wataniya Airways begins services to Bahrain and Najaf.

Ethiopian Airlines restores service to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines restores service to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines ends six-year hiatus on route from Addis Ababa – operates outbound via Dammam. 

Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.