Articles Tagged ‘Etihad’
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.
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 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 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 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’ 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.
Asia is #1 for the MEB3 while Europe is #1 for Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines now has more frequencies to Africa than Asia.
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 latest route from Abu Dhabi to Edinburgh, becoming the airline’s third destination in the UK after London Heathrow and Manchester.
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 launches daily services from Abu Dhabi Airport to Ahmedabad in India.
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%?