Articles Tagged ‘DXB’

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.

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.

New airline routes launched (06 – 11 December)

New airline routes launched (06 – 11 December)

Amongst this week’s new airline routes launched, Emirates finally gets the go-ahead to serve Mexico City and Air Belgium connects the Caribbean with Brussels Charleroi.


flydubai connects Yangon with Dubai; replaces Emirates

flydubai connects Yangon with Dubai; replaces Emirates

flydubai launches Yangon replacing partner Emirates and increase frequency to daily. This is flydubai’s second foray into Southeast Asia after Bangkok.

Emirates launches Mexico City flights after legal battle

Emirates launches Mexico City flights after legal battle

Emirates is finally able to connect Dubai with Mexico City from 09 December, via Barcelona, after Mexican authorities grant permission.

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.


London Stansted has added Dubai and Amritsar. Where next?

London Stansted has added Dubai and Amritsar. Where next?

98% of London Stansted capacity is short-haul. But within one year, both Emirates and Air India began service. Long-haul is the focus. Where’s next?

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.

Vistara ventures into Dubai

Vistara ventures into Dubai

Vistara launches daily flights between Mumbai and Dubai.