Articles Tagged ‘Emirates’
Dubai to Heathrow now #1 by seats – it wasn’t even in the top-10 last winter. There has been huge change, with nine of the top-10 now different.
Doha – Dubai is highly interesting from numerous widebodies, high frequency, very short length, and because so many are surprised there’s such service.
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’ 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.
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 is an enormous country and could be a future aviation paradise. We see what’s been happening, noting that it is very underexploited domestically.
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’ 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 London Heathrow, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris CDG, and Zurich to resume, mainly for cargo. 16-weekly flights will initially operate vs. usual 112.
Boeing completes first flight of the 777-9X. We reveal the top 777 operators, and where the next orders could come from.
Emirates will operate Dubai – Singapore – Penang daily from April. Qatar Airways operates Doha – Penang non-stop, with the UK/Germany Penang’s key markets.
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.