Articles Tagged ‘Dammam’

Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express focuses on the Gulf and South India. We look at its route network and competition and how its network overlap with its parent is changing.

flynas announce 11 new routes; Salzburg and Tirana among new airports

flynas announce 11 new routes; Salzburg and Tirana among new airports

Saudi Arabia’s flynas to start 11 new routes this summer, including four airports new to its network: Hurghada, Salalah, Salzburg, and Tirana.

Saudi Arabia – India bilateral increases 78% to 50,000 weekly seats

Saudi Arabia – India bilateral increases 78% to 50,000 weekly seats

Weekly seats from India – Saudi Arabia increase 78% to 50,000. 5.3 million passengers were carried in the last year, but only 37% were non-stop. Many opportunities remain.


Saudi Arabia’s Sama ceases services; 70% of network was allocated to international flights to eight cities

Saudi Arabia’s Sama ceases services; 70% of network was allocated to international flights to eight cities

The battle between Saudi Arabia’s two LCCs appears to have been won by Nas Air. Rival Sama ceased operations this week. How big was its fleet and which cities did it serve recently and in the past? And what did it need a Jetstream for?

Sama likes it hot

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisSaudi Arabia has not just one but two LCCs now operating in the domestic market. We take a closer look at Sama, whose management has considerable experience of UK LCCs. How is it scheduling its four Dammam-based aircraft to offer five routes out of Riyadh? How many passengers currently fly on the routes operated by Sama?