Articles Tagged ‘Etihad’

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

With Air Arabia’s third + fourth routes from the UAE capital revealed, we look at its network strategy with Etihad and what routes could be next.

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.

Düsseldorf welcomes back Etihad Airways

Düsseldorf welcomes back Etihad Airways

Düsseldorf Airport has welcomed back Etihad Airways, with the carrier ramping up frequency from twice-weekly in July to once-daily in September.


Air Arabia Abu Dhabi takes off

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi takes off

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi on 14 July took off to Alexandria, Egypt, followed by Sohag the following day. This marked the start of the new carrier, which is a joint venture with Etihad.

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.

Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s' international network distribution

Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s’ international network distribution

Asia is #1 for the MEB3 while Europe is #1 for Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines now has more frequencies to Africa than Asia.


Despite Jet Airways' end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

Despite Jet Airways’ end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

159 routes operate between the Gulf and India. Dubai International is the most-served airport and Emirates is the largest airline, but not at group level.

Etihad Airways launches its first route to Scotland

Etihad Airways launches its first route to Scotland

Etihad Airways launches its latest route from Abu Dhabi to Edinburgh, becoming the airline’s third destination in the UK after London Heathrow and Manchester.

Lagos sees capacity decline of 13%; demise of Air Nigeria and problems at Dana Air impact traffic

Lagos sees capacity decline of 13%; demise of Air Nigeria and problems at Dana Air impact traffic

Nigeria’s civil aviation faces on-going challenges. Passenger numbers grew rapidly between 2006 and 2011, but safety issues and the demise of Air Nigeria have brought growth to a halt. Internationally, Etihad Airways is the most recent carrier to launch inter-continental services to Africa’s fourth busiest airport.


Etihad becomes next Gulf carrier to serve Ahmedabad

Etihad becomes next Gulf carrier to serve Ahmedabad

Etihad launches daily services from Abu Dhabi Airport to Ahmedabad in India.

UAE passes 70 million passengers; Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia networks continue to grow

UAE passes 70 million passengers; Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia networks continue to grow

Traffic at the UAE’s three biggest airports has almost quadrupled in just 10 years. Which airport grew fastest in 2011 and how dominant are the main carriers at these airports? Which new routes have been launched in the last 12 months and which country market has seen growth of over 30%?

Emirates growing faster than Etihad and Qatar Airways; MEB3 carriers target US and Poland for growth

Emirates growing faster than Etihad and Qatar Airways; MEB3 carriers target US and Poland for growth

Yes, those three big carriers in the Middle East are still expanding their networks and growing capacity. But which have been the latest route additions for each carrier and what are their plans for the coming months?