Articles Tagged ‘Emirates’

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

We speak with Khalil Lamrabet, SVP of Aviation Development at Abu Dhabi Airports, with a focus on the airport’s two new home-based LCCs.

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. 


Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan is an enormous country and could be a future aviation paradise. We see what’s been happening, noting that it is very underexploited domestically.

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.

Qatar Airways to serve Toronto; we analyse connections and look at MEB3 to North America

Qatar Airways to serve Toronto; we analyse connections and look at MEB3 to North America

Qatar Airways’ new Toronto route will have 33 two-way connections, a market of 1.8 million, helping to push the carrier from #4 for MEB3 + Turkish seats to Canada.


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.

X-rated: Boeing's new 777X takes to the skies

X-rated: Boeing’s new 777X takes to the skies

Boeing completes first flight of the 777-9X. We reveal the top 777 operators, and where the next orders could come from.

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.