Articles Tagged ‘Etihad’

World’s airlines already plan 600 new routes for 2010; easyJet and Ryanair account for 200+

World’s airlines already plan 600 new routes for 2010So how busy will airline PR and marketing departments be in 2010? Well, some 600 new routes have already been announced for this year but what other factors may influence growth in 2010?

New routes launched during the last three weeks (Saturday 19 December – Friday 8 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsOver 40 new routes have been started since mid-December. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, the Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, the USA and Uzbekistan.

Dreamliner flies… making more long ‘thin’ routes viable

Dreamlimer flies…making long ‘thin’ long routes viableOver two years later than originally planned, the Dreamliner is aloft. But which airlines have ordered the most of Boeing’s new small widebody and what sort of routes might it help launch? We do some crystal ball gazing.

Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways combined now serve 109 destinations non-stop

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe MEB3 airlines have all added frequency during the last four months but which five new destinations have been added? And which new destination might all three carriers be starting in 2010?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 26 September – Friday 2 October):

Route NewsQuite a busy week with new routes from airlines based in Australia, Bahrain, China, India, Iraq, Ireland, Latvia, Oman, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, the UAE, the UK and the USA.

Etihad first MEB3 carrier to serve Chicago; 54 destinations served non-stop from Abu Dhabi

Airline AnalysisFast-growing Etihad launched a new US route this week but which are its busiest routes from Abu Dhabi? How dominant is it at the airport and which major sporting event will it be sponsoring later this year?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 29 August – Friday 4 September):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.

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?

Abu Dhabi races towards 10 million passengers thanks to Etihad; first F1 race in November

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusEtihad may be the dominant carrier but 30 other airlines also serve Abu Dhabi. Over 30 new services have been started in the last two years. Which non-Etihad carriers have been lured to the airport?

Aegean and Athens Airways providing growing competition to Olympic; Athens welcomes Air Arabia and Etihad

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusGreece is seeing growing airline competition but which new routes have Aegean and Athens Airways started in the last year? Which LCCs serve the airport and who operates to where?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 13 June – Friday 19 June):

Article thumbSign of a good week – some 40+ new routes have begun and no shortage of festivities as the likes of Safi Airways, Swiss, jetBlue, Thai Airways and Delta ensured their new services will be remembered. If you can fight your way through the cakes and balloons, other airlines adding to their network this week include Air Canada, Air Astana, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Wizz Air, Spirit Airlines, BlueWings, Cebu Pacific,, Carpatair and SkyGeorgia.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 2 May – Friday 8 May):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsRecession? What recession? The world’s airlines unleashed another 70-plus new routes this week featuring Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc, Air India Express, Air Malta, airBaltic, airberlin, Air Transat, Allegiant Air, Austrian, Blue1, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, easyJet, El Al, Etihad, Flybe, Flyglobespan, Germanwings, GOL, Helvetic, Iberia, Intersky, JAT Airways,, LOT,, Northwest, Norwegian, Ryanair, TAAG Angola Airlines, Turkish Airlines, VLM and WestJet. We have photos!