Articles Tagged ‘Doha’

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.

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.

Qatar Airways' Doha hub analysed; three waves & 471 movements today

Qatar Airways’ Doha hub analysed; three waves & 471 movements today

We analyse Qatar Airways’ Doha hub by its wave structure and destinations as the carrier approaches 50 million seats – which it should exceed this 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.


Qatar Airways wins anna.aero's "Platinum Planet Prize" for launching the world's longest route: Doha-Auckland

Qatar Airways wins anna.aero’s “Platinum Planet Prize” for launching the world’s longest route: Doha-Auckland

As he stepped off the plane in Auckland anna.aero presented Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Office HE Mr Akbar Al Baker with the “Platinum Planet Prize” for opening the world’s longest non-stop commercial air service (14,535 kilometres according to OAG Analyser).

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

We reveal the leading generators of connecting traffic at the three home bases of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. Plus a look at traffic growth across these three airports since 2007, and what this all has to do with London’s next runway debate.

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.


Hamad International Airport opening signals start of new era in Qatar; seven new Qatar Airways routes to launch in next three months

Hamad International Airport opening signals start of new era in Qatar; seven new Qatar Airways routes to launch in next three months

Doha’s stunning new Hamad International Airport finally opened officially for passenger services last week. Qatar Airways operated a VIP flight to mark the opening, followed by flydubai with the first commercial service. We look at how monthly traffic has grown in the last five years, and which new destinations have been added in the last […]

Airport Exchange follows World Cup to Doha as Qatar Airways drives Doha Airport past 20 million

Airport Exchange follows World Cup to Doha as Qatar Airways drives Doha Airport past 20 million

With a route network almost as diverse as that of Emirates, Qatar Airways’ home airport in Doha handled just over 21 million passengers last year. We examine the airline’s typical daily schedule in more detail, reveal which routes have been added in recent years, and which other airlines operate to Qatar.

Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways networks compared

Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways networks compared

The Gulf’s MEB3 airlines continue to grow their global networks, with Qatar Airways closing the gap on Emirates in terms of destinations served non-stop. But Etihad Airways actually grew fastest, in the last 12 months, in terms of additional weekly departures from its hub. Download our free spreadsheet comparing the three carriers’ global networks.