Articles Tagged ‘EBB’

Africa accepts its first Arch of Triumph win of 2018

Africa accepts its first Arch of Triumph win of 2018

Having won once in 2016, but yielding no victories last year, its great news that an African airport has taken this week’s Arch of Triumph title – the first awarded to the region in 2018. Find out which European and US airport attempts were beaten into the minor places by the African lion!

Air Tanzania unites home market with Uganda once again

Air Tanzania unites home market with Uganda once again

Air Tanzania begins a four times weekly link between Dar es Salaam and Entebbe – flown via Kilimanjaro.

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Serving as the main gateway to Uganda, Entebbe Airport has witnessed a 310% increase in annual traffic between 2000 and last year. Jonathan Ford looks at how traffic has developed from the Ugandan gateway in recent years, which airlines are seeing potential, and highlights the top unserved markets.


Air Tanzania gets 787-8 – but where will it fly it? Mumbai, London and Guangzhou best options

Air Tanzania gets 787-8 – but where will it fly it? Mumbai, London and Guangzhou best options

Air Tanzania reached a significant milestone earlier this month, when VIPs, staff and crew alike greeted the African airline’s first wide-body to its fleet – ushering in a new chapter in its development. Marc Watkins investigates the carrier’s existing network and its long-haul route plans for the future.

fastjet grows from mid-September with arrival of fourth A319; 750,000 passengers carried in last 12 months from Dar es Salaam base

fastjet grows from mid-September with arrival of fourth A319; 750,000 passengers carried in last 12 months from Dar es Salaam base

Based at Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, fastjet is looking to focus more on international routes. The arrival of a fourth aircraft from mid-September will see international routes increase their share of network ASKs from 25% to 39%.

RwandAir jets off from Entebbe to Nairobi

RwandAir jets off from Entebbe to Nairobi

RwandAir takes on Kenya Airways and Fly-SAX on Entebbe-Nairobi sector with daily flights, using its CRJ 900s.


Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Famous for its tea, coffee, flowers and athletes, Kenya is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its 19 airports offering around 6.3 million one-way seats in 2014. As Kenya Airways controls over half of weekly capacity this January, anna.aero evaluates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international […]

Fly-SAX jets off from Nairobi to Entebbe

Fly-SAX jets off from Nairobi to Entebbe

Fly-SAX now flies from Nairobi to Entebbe with twice-daily flights, using its CRJ 200s. Competes against Kenya Airways.

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

The gateway to the largest and richest city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Airport (perhaps better known as Julius Nyerere International Airport) handled close to 2.4 million passengers in 2013. With a total of 20 airlines flying to 30 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals its top […]


Stockholm Bromma firefighters display winner’s certificate; seven airports battle it out for Week 34 honours

Stockholm Bromma firefighters display winner’s certificate; seven airports battle it out for Week 34 honours

After seven attempts, the world’s most prolific provider of Fire Truck Water Arches has finally secured its first ever ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate for the fire station walls. Find out here who will be cracking open some of its world famous beers in celebration.

flydubai starts five routes including a Moscow link

flydubai starts five routes including a Moscow link

flydubai starts five routes in four countries – two in Kazakhstan, and one each in Uganda, Rwanda and Russia.

Sydney receives its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award at World Routes in Chicago

Sydney receives its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award at World Routes in Chicago

All seven of the FTWAs which have been submitted this week have come from new entrants to the ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition. Will one of these ‘newbies’ mount a serious challenge to the industry marketing heavyweights which currently boss this competition? Find out here if they step-up or buckle under the pressure…a bit like American […]