Articles Tagged ‘Gulf Air’

Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

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 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 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.


Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

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

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 celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

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 starts its eighth European service

Gulf Air starts its eighth European service

Gulf Air adds Tbilisi to its west-bound network.

Gulf Air reconnects Colombo to its network

Gulf Air reconnects Colombo to its network

Gulf Air resumes Colombo service which it last operated in 2013.

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.


Bahrain Airport-Jakarta is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 90,000 searches; anna.aero recommends Gulf Air

Bahrain Airport-Jakarta is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 90,000 searches; anna.aero recommends Gulf Air

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that in the last year 90,000 potential passengers searched for flights between Bahrain and Jakarta ‒ but the route is unserved! While Gulf Air already serves Bangkok and Manila in Southeast Asia, Indonesia remains a network white spot.

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Everyone might be busy out Christmas shopping (or doing it all on-line these days), but the world’s airports fire crews are still producing FTWAs at a rate that would put Santa’s elves to shame. Find out which one of nine global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.

Gulf Air adds another city to Pakistan market

Gulf Air adds another city to Pakistan market

Gulf Air starts flights to destination #6 in Pakistan ‒ Multan. Faisalabad to start on 22 December.