Articles Tagged ‘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%?
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?
The Middle East Big 3 (MEB3) and Turkish Airlines are growing their networks to Sub-Saharan Africa fast, but how are the big European airline groups developing in the market? What are their African network strategies? Who is the biggest in the market and who is growing the fastest?
Etihad Airways has launched flights to Nigeria. Now serves Lagos from its hub at Abu Dhabi Airport in the UAE.
So what new destinations have Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways added to their globe-spanning networks in the last seven months? Which services have been dropped (or suspended) and which have been downgraded from non-stop to one-stop? And what are their plans for the rest of 2012?
Etihad Airways now flies from its Abu Dhabi Airport hub to Basra in southern Iraq, home to the country’s oil and gas industry.