Articles Tagged ‘Dubai’

Emirates resumes Lusaka; we examine connectivity over Dubai + carrier's Africa growth

Emirates resumes Lusaka; we examine connectivity over Dubai + carrier’s Africa growth

Emirates’ Lusaka route saw 76% of pax connect over Dubai last year; we see where and why. Africa had 11% of the MEB3’s seats, with Emirates by far the #1 non-African airline.

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.

Tel Aviv - Dubai coming?  Israel - UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

Tel Aviv – Dubai coming? Israel – UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

As Israel – UAE announce peace deal, we see that over 1.9 million flew between Tel Aviv and Africa (East/Southern), Asia, and Australasia last year, with UAE hubs offering more choice and often shorter routings. 


flydubai + Emirates “almost a merger”; 33 routes overlap with brother, lowest since 2013

flydubai + Emirates “almost a merger”; 33 routes overlap with brother, lowest since 2013

We look at the network overlap between flydubai and Emirates, with Kuwait the #1 by total seats, and see what new destinations flydubai would bring.

Emirates to resume 5 European airports from 6 April; we look at numbers

Emirates to resume 5 European airports from 6 April; we look at numbers

Emirates to London Heathrow, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris CDG, and Zurich to resume, mainly for cargo. 16-weekly flights will initially operate vs. usual 112.

Emirates announce Penang, Malaysia, as next Asian destination

Emirates announce Penang, Malaysia, as next Asian destination

Emirates will operate Dubai – Singapore – Penang daily from April. Qatar Airways operates Doha – Penang non-stop, with the UK/Germany Penang’s key markets.


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.

Dubai and Sibiu airports showcase prestigious anna.aero award wins

Dubai and Sibiu airports showcase prestigious anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Budapest Airport welcomes the arrival of SWISS’ CS100 while easyJet celebrates one million passengers between London Gatwick and Sofia. More news also from Budapest as well as Sydney, Bodrum, Dubai and Copenhagen airports.

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country […]


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.

Dubai, Ryanair and China are the fastest growing airport, airline and country market entering W15/16

Dubai, Ryanair and China are the fastest growing airport, airline and country market entering W15/16

The northern hemisphere winter season has begun with the launch of dozens of new routes. anna.aero reveals which airports, airlines and country markets have seen the biggest volume increase in seat capacity this November compared with last November.