Articles Tagged ‘Emirates’

Emirates and Etihad still adding flights; Qatar Airways drops Nagpur and cuts frequencies

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsOnly Etihad among the MEB3 airlines has added new destinations since April but all three have several new routes starting before the end of the year. Which is the leading destination for these airlines?

Airbus and Boeing deliveries slow in July; Airbus delivers 1000th A330/A340 to Thai

Article ThumbnailBoth Airbus and Boeing staff seem to have started their summer holidays/vacations a bit earlier this year as deliveries fell to just 67 in July from 94 in June. But the airlines in which country were kept busiest with new deliveries in July?

Emirates drops Nagoya, adds San Francisco & Brisbane non-stop; Qatar to add six more routes this year

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsWe have updated our downloadable spreadsheet comparing networks of the MEB3 airlines. Not many routes have been added since December but Qatar Airways has revealed plans to add several destinations this year. Which ones?

Airbus delivers 46 aircraft in November; Boeing delivers just four

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe strike at Boeing may be over but it will take a while before deliveries return to normal. Airbus had its second most productive month of the year with one airline receiving four new aircraft and another three. Can you guess which? (Clue: They’re both European airlines.)

Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways grew capacity by 15% in 2008; Almaty and Los Angeles are newest routes

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAlthough they haven’t started that many new routes this year Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways have grown capacity by around 15% this year. Which destinations are ‘monopoly’ routes and where is competition fiercest for transfer passengers?

Sweet dreams for LAX*; A380 and Emirates both make first appearance at airport as major development plans are revealed

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisThe world’s busiest O&D airport has had a busy few weeks PR-wise. Which are its biggest airlines and how competitive are the busiest routes? Which new airline has made it into the airport’s Top 10 for the first time this winter?

Airbus stretches lead over Boeing as strikes hamper deliveries; TAM receives five new aircraft in a month

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered 42 aircraft to Boeing’s five in October. Apart from TAM which other airlines took delivery of more than one new aircraft and which lucky Boeing customers received new aircraft?

Just nine new routes so far in 2008 from the Middle East’s “Big 3”; none to Western Europe

Thumb: Middle East Top StoryEmirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are still ordering more new aircraft to support their growth plans but which routes have they launched so far in 2008? Which are starting soon and which destination did all three start this year? And what links Brussels, Dublin and Minsk?

Airbus/Boeing: Southwest first to reach 25 new deliveries in 2008; Emirates finally receives its first A380

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsBoeing’s deliveries fell a bit in July as staff took hard-earned vacations. Airbus extended its lead for the year to nine as both manufacturers passed the 250 delivery mark. Which carriers received most aircraft and which airline surprisingly didn’t receive any at all in July?

Emirates: new long range 777s enable American expansion

Emirates: new long range 777s enable American expansionThanks to the new ultra long-range 777-200LRs, Emirates is beginning to make inroads into the Americas. It started Houston, Sao Paulo and Toronto last year and has California in its sights for this summer. But how does the Dubai hub work? When are the peak arrival and departure periods, and which country markets are the airline’s biggest?

Etihad racing to catch up with Emirates and Qatar Airways

Etihad racing to catch up with Emirates and Qatar AirwaysPassenger numbers at this ambitious airline grew by nearly 70% in 2007 to 4.6 million as routes were launched to nine new destinations. Which markets achieved better than average load factors and what is growth likely to be in 2008? What makes Brussels and Dublin interesting for Etihad and why is 2009 going to be a big year from a PR point of views?

Etihad playing catch-up in Middle East hub battle

Etihad playing catch-up in Middle East hub battleWe look at how the networks of the three biggest spending carriers in the region have developed since July when we last looked. How many destinations have Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad added? How many have they dropped? How many flights have they added? The answers may surprise you. They surprised us!