Articles Tagged ‘flydubai’
flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?
Launched on 23 September, flyadeal, the sister LCC of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier’s attempt to combat the growing presence of other carriers like flynas and SaudiGulf Airlines. We look at where the fledgling carrier is presently operating and try to understand where it might fly to next.
Boeing opens gap over Airbus in the 2017 delivery race to 57 units; flydubai becomes first Middle East carrier to operate the 737 MAX 8
Airbus and Boeing in July delivered 105 aircraft between them, up seven units when compared to the same month of 2016. However, the results for July are lower than the 139 units delivered in June. Among the delivery highlights of July were flydubai’s first 737 MAX 8 and Airbus distributing its 100th A350.
Muscat-Tunis is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 30,000 searches; Oman Air’s next African addition??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 30,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Muscat and Tunis ‒ but the route is unserved!? Surely a route menu omission to be filled by Oman Air or a tasty tempter for Tunisair?
flydubai expands its European reach
flydubai enters the Batumi and Tivat markets from its Dubai base.
Middle East LCCs battle it out for Arch of Triumph supremacy
This week we have two Middle Eastern LCCs going head-to-head in the Arch of Triumph competition. Will Dubai’s flydubai beat its neighbour Air Arabia from Sharjah? Next week…the first of anna.aero’s renowned public votes, as S17 gets underway.
Ryanair arrives in Ukraine with Kiev and Lviv links
Ryanair is pushing eastward launching four new services from Kiev Boryspil and seven more from Lviv. We take a look at how the arrival of Europe’s biggest airline will shake-up the Ukrainian market and try to gauge just how scared the incumbents are.
flydubai boosts Bangladesh network with third route
flydubai launches services to its third destination in Bangladesh – Sylhet.
Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports
The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market is still in its relative infancy. We reveal the leading airlines and airports this summer, as flights are up 20%, but the number of airports involved has remained unchanged. Eurowings’ Cologne Bonn operation is adding several new routes this summer.
Ethiopia’s double-digit ASK growth shows no signs of stopping; Ethiopian Airlines #1 carrier
With over 86 million inhabitants, Ethiopia is Africa’s second largest country in terms of population and is home to the ever-dynamic and opportunist carrier Ethiopian Airlines. We take a look at the country’s ASK growth, along with its biggest country markets and airlines.
flydubai goes up against Emirates to Bangkok
flydubai flies alongside big brother Emirates to offer a combined eight flights per day to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi.
Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation
During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]
UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier
The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country […]