Articles Tagged ‘Gulf Air’
We have five fantastic entries for this week’s FTWA, from three continents: Europe, North America, and South America. The creative juices have clearly been flowing among airport photographers and marketers this week, in a bid to stand out and claim the Arch of Triumph.
A total of 12 new routes were launched by 10 airlines, including TAP Air Portugal adding San Francisco and Washington Dulles to its network.
Bahrain-based Gulf Air launched two new routes including Malaga and Salalah from Bahrain.
India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year
There were 80.63 million two-way seats available between India and international destinations in 2018, up 5.6% on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at key trends in India’s international connections, including the strongest growing airlines, country markets and individual destinations.
Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year
Nestled on the edge of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan has witnessed its scheduled commercial aviation market double in size between 2009 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the growth taking place, which airlines are taking advantage of the potential, and where Azerbaijani’s like to travel.
Airbus outperforms Boeing for deliveries in April; combined productivity down 3.1%; Primera Air gets first A321neo
Airbus and Boeing managed to deliver 95 aircraft between them in April, down 3.1% versus the same month last year. Among the delivery highlights for the fourth month of 2018 included Primera Air getting its first A321neo, allowing the LCC to become the latest to venture into the long-haul sector.
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.
Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline
Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.
Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year’s total; destination of CONNECT 2018
Handling 2.25 million passengers in 2016, Tbilisi Airport is on a roll this year, with traffic expected to reach the three million barrier. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford went to Georgia to discover more about the airport’s past, plus its plans for the future, including being the destination for CONNECT 2018.
Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.
Gulf Air adds Tbilisi to its west-bound network.
Gulf Air resumes Colombo service which it last operated in 2013.