Articles Tagged ‘ELQ’

flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

Launched on 23 September, flyadeal, the sister LCC of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier’s attempt to combat the growing presence of other carriers like flynas and SaudiGulf Airlines. We look at where the fledgling carrier is presently operating and try to understand where it might fly to next.

flyadeal delves into Dammam and Gassim

flyadeal delves into Dammam and Gassim

flyadeal adds two more routes in the competitive Saudi Arabian domestic market.

Saudi Arabian Airlines still the Middle East's second largest airline; robust domestic growth to battle newcomers

Saudi Arabian Airlines still the Middle East’s second largest airline; robust domestic growth to battle newcomers

Saudi Arabian Airlines is a bit of an enigma when compared to its more media-hungry neighbours, the MEB3 – Emirates, Qatar Airways and Eithad Airways. With a vast domestic network, something that the MEB3 do not have, the Saudi national carrier is bigger than you might expect when compared to its Middle Eastern peers. We take […]


Turkish Airlines grows faster in Egypt than MEB3

Turkish Airlines grows faster in Egypt than MEB3

Despite Turkish Airlines being the best connected airline to the African continent in terms of destinations served, when it comes to Egypt the carrier places second to Qatar Airways in relation to seat capacity. anna.aero looks into the connectivity contest between Turkish and the MEB3 carriers in Egypt, as well as looking to see which […]

Gulf Air gets two more Saudi Arabian points on its network

Gulf Air gets two more Saudi Arabian points on its network

Gulf Air adds Gassim and Taif to its Saudi Arabia route portfolio.

Air Go Airlines Egypt launches operations with Saudi Arabian services

Air Go Airlines Egypt launches operations with Saudi Arabian services

Air Go Airlines Egypt begins operations with four routes from Cairo to Saudi Arabian cities, using its A320s.


Turkish Airlines now connects Gassim and Salzburg with Istanbul hub

Turkish Airlines now connects Gassim and Salzburg with Istanbul hub

Turkish Airlines now connects Gassim Airport and Salzburg Airport with Istanbul Atatürk Airport; also connects Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen with Milan Malpensa Airport

Egyptair launches flights to Gassim, Manchester and Toronto; adds stopping services to Harare

Egyptair launches flights to Gassim, Manchester and Toronto; adds stopping services to Harare

Egyptair flies from its Cairo Airport base to Gassim Airport, Manchester Airport and Toronto Airport; extends its Dar es Salaam service to Harare Airport.

Qatar Airways adds Qassim as its fifth destination in Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways adds Qassim as its fifth destination in Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways commenced operations on its fifth route to Saudi Arabia, the four-weekly service from Doha to Qassim.


Qatar Airways set to overtake Emirates in terms of network spread; seven more destinations outlined for 2012

Qatar Airways set to overtake Emirates in terms of network spread; seven more destinations outlined for 2012

Qatar Airways may always have to operate in Emirates’ giant shadow, but in terms of destinations served the Doha-based carrier is apparently determined to beat its Dubai-based rival. Which seven new destinations has the airline announced this week and which major carriers already operate services to these airports?

New airline routes launched (18-24 January 2011)

New airline routes launched (18-24 January 2011)

Although it has been a slow week in terms of new route launches, we have excellent photo coverage to go with the 12 new routes launched. Read about new services starting all over the world; in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and the Middle East.