Articles Tagged ‘CGP’

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. 

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka’s regional market goes from strength to strength with 48% year-on-year growth to Bangkok, while capacity to domestic leader Chittagong increases to 817,957 seats. James Davis examines the airlines and routes driving this impressive expansion, whilst reviewing external socio-economic trends which will determine the future for this up-and-coming hub.

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.


Malindo Air starts new routes to Australia, Bangladesh, China & Myanmar

Malindo Air starts new routes to Australia, Bangladesh, China & Myanmar

Malindo Air adds Brisbane, Chittagong, Haikou and Yangon to its network.

US-Bangla Airlines offers up Oman services

US-Bangla Airlines offers up Oman services

US-Bangla Airlines connects Chittagong and Dhaka with Muscat.

Regent Airways operates first flights to Oman

Regent Airways operates first flights to Oman

Regent Airways links Dhaka and Chittagong with Muscat. Becomes third carrier on both routes.


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.

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at […]

Air Arabia connects Chittagong with Ras Al Khaimah base

Air Arabia connects Chittagong with Ras Al Khaimah base

Air Arabia makes its second destination in Bangladesh, after Dhaka, Chittagong, from its Ras Al Khaimah base.


Malindo Air adds second route to Bangladesh

Malindo Air adds second route to Bangladesh

Malindo Air starts thrice-weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chittagong using 737-900ERs.

NovoAir launches domestic operations with four routes from Dhaka

NovoAir launches domestic operations with four routes from Dhaka

NovoAir launches services from Dhaka to Chittagong, Cox’s Bazaar and Jessore in Bangladesh.

New airline routes launched (11–17 January 2011)

New airline routes launched (11–17 January 2011)

Ahead of the major Chinese New Year travel period, airlines in China have been active in the last week. But there is more. Which Italian airport got three new domestic routes? Which airline began serving a US airport marketing itself as a secondary airport for Canadians? And which two major port cities again have an […]