Articles Tagged ‘flydubai’

New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

In this week’s edition, a total of 29 new routes were launched by some 21 airlines, including KLM’s new nonstop service between Amsterdam and Las Vegas- the first direct connection between Holland and the US state of Nevada.

Vegas McCarran comes up trumps for KLM

Vegas McCarran comes up trumps for KLM

 We have had water arch salutes from five contenders this week with three US-originating routes dominating.

flydubai arrives into Sochi

flydubai arrives into Sochi

flydubai launched flights between Dubai and Sochi.


Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Departing seat capacity from the Middle East has doubled over the past decade, going from 131.82 million in 2009 to 264.31 million last year. However, since 2016, the region’s growth rate has shrunk from 13% to 3.1% last year. anna.aero examines the market in more depth ahead of the inaugural CONNECT MEIA.

flydubai takes flight for Tashkent and returns to Hofuf

flydubai takes flight for Tashkent and returns to Hofuf

flydubai launches a five times weekly service to both destinations in Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia.

flydubai connects with Kozhikode

flydubai connects with Kozhikode

flydubai becomes the fifth airline to offer non-stop flights between Dubai and Kozhikode in India.


flydubai becomes latest carrier to serve Helsinki

flydubai becomes latest carrier to serve Helsinki

flydubai begins a daily 737 MAX 8 service between Dubai and Helsinki.

Air Tanzania gets 787-8 – but where will it fly it? Mumbai, London and Guangzhou best options

Air Tanzania gets 787-8 – but where will it fly it? Mumbai, London and Guangzhou best options

Air Tanzania reached a significant milestone earlier this month, when VIPs, staff and crew alike greeted the African airline’s first wide-body to its fleet – ushering in a new chapter in its development. Marc Watkins investigates the carrier’s existing network and its long-haul route plans for the future.

LCC capacity in Europe set for half a billion seats in 2018; nine nations already at 50% market share; European share forecast for 50% in 2027

LCC capacity in Europe set for half a billion seats in 2018; nine nations already at 50% market share; European share forecast for 50% in 2027

European low-cost seats are forecast to cross the half a billion barrier in 2018. Jonathan Ford takes a deeper look into the development of the model across Europe, including its market share of all seats, and which country markets have seen the greatest stimulation over the past decade.


Zurich's charming Chengdu Cake of the Week creation is celebrated

Zurich’s charming Chengdu Cake of the Week creation is celebrated

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Manchester Airport welcomes Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg as part of its 80th birthday celebrations, while Routes Europe 2019 host Hannover welcomes the first Azur Air charter service from Antalya. More news from Iasi, Catania, Memmingen and Yangon airports. 

Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport expects modest growth in 2018; IndiGo maintains #1 carrier status

Thiruvananthapuram Airport has slipped down the Indian airport rankings, as other facilities have grown quicker than the South India gateway. Marc Watkins investigates the airport’s traffic profile and seasonality, as well as its biggest carriers and country markets.

Vienna Airport announces winner of its annual airline award

Vienna Airport announces winner of its annual airline award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Vienna handing out its prestigious airline award, Southampton Airport holds another successful runway run, while Manchester Airports Group acquires international price comparison business Looking4.com. More news from Santo Domingo and flydubai.