Articles Tagged ‘DOH’

Route launches (18 July - 29 July)

Route launches (18 July – 29 July)

Qatar Airways begins Cebu, its fourth Philippine destination; Corendon Airlines launches Basel – Izmir, Alliance soaks up in the sun in Sunny Coast; and more.

Qatar Airways starts Cebu, its fourth destination in the Philippines

Qatar Airways starts Cebu, its fourth destination in the Philippines

Qatar Airways launched Doha – Cebu on 24 July. The carrier’s Philippine seats almost reached one million last year.

Qatar Airways restarts Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen; Kuwait #1 connecting destination

Qatar Airways restarts Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen; Kuwait #1 connecting destination

Qatar Airways restarted Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen on 25 July; the carrier had 485,000 seats to/from the airport last year.


Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s' international network distribution

Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s’ international network distribution

Asia is #1 for the MEB3 while Europe is #1 for Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines now has more frequencies to Africa than Asia.

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.

Hamad International Airport: set to be the Middle East's new top hub?

Hamad International Airport: set to be the Middle East’s new top hub?

Situated in the heart of the Middle East, the State of Qatar is home to one of the fastest-growing aviation hubs – Hamad International Airport. Based in the capital of Doha, both Hamad and Qatar Airways have been instrumental in the state’s overall economic development through its global aviation presence. anna.aero investigates the island nation’s […]


Qatar Airways debuts in Lisbon

Qatar Airways debuts in Lisbon

Qatar Airways made its first venture into Portugal with the launch of its new Doha to Lisbon route on 24 June.

Green Bay takes prize for Frontier Airlines to Denver

Green Bay takes prize for Frontier Airlines to Denver

The beginning of the summer season sees a lot of the world’s airports organising new route celebrations – and that means lots of delicious new route cakes. On top of that, it also means a lot of Fire Truck Water Arches (FTWAs) which all vary. The execution of these airline celebrations is important to the […]

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Departing seat capacity from the Middle East has doubled over the past decade, going from 131.82 million in 2009 to 264.31 million last year. However, since 2016, the region’s growth rate has shrunk from 13% to 3.1% last year. anna.aero examines the market in more depth ahead of the inaugural CONNECT MEIA.


Qatar Airways launches first new route of 2019

Qatar Airways launches first new route of 2019

Qatar Airways begins a twice-weekly service between Doha and Isfahan in Iran. 

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.

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

Qatar Airways stretched its lead over Emirates and Etihad Airways in terms of destinations served between peak S17 and peak S18. anna.aero reveals which routes have been added and dropped by the MEB3 carriers since summer 2017, plus the fastest growing destination markets across the trio’s networks.