Articles Tagged ‘JRO’

Africa accepts its first Arch of Triumph win of 2018

Africa accepts its first Arch of Triumph win of 2018

Having won once in 2016, but yielding no victories last year, its great news that an African airport has taken this week’s Arch of Triumph title – the first awarded to the region in 2018. Find out which European and US airport attempts were beaten into the minor places by the African lion!

Air Tanzania unites home market with Uganda once again

Air Tanzania unites home market with Uganda once again

Air Tanzania begins a four times weekly link between Dar es Salaam and Entebbe – flown via Kilimanjaro.

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.


Heathrow Expansion - 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

Heathrow Expansion – 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Africa and the Middle East. There are 61 African airports and 27 countries with links to other mega hubs in Europe, but no services to Heathrow this summer.

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Having not just won a weekly title last year, but also securing fourth spot overall, the firefighters of Gold Coast are used to success in this competition. This time its big win was for a new domestic service by Tigerair Australia – totally roar-some!

flydubai becomes first UAE airline to provide direct links to Kilimanjaro

flydubai becomes first UAE airline to provide direct links to Kilimanjaro

flydubai expands its African network to 12 destinations from Dubai.


fastjet makes Kenya country market #7

fastjet makes Kenya country market #7

fastjet launches a daily service between Dar es Salaam and Nairobi – Kenyan capital will also be connected to Kilimanjaro while the carrier also launches a link between Zanzibar and Johannesburg.

fastjet grows from mid-September with arrival of fourth A319; 750,000 passengers carried in last 12 months from Dar es Salaam base

fastjet grows from mid-September with arrival of fourth A319; 750,000 passengers carried in last 12 months from Dar es Salaam base

Based at Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, fastjet is looking to focus more on international routes. The arrival of a fourth aircraft from mid-September will see international routes increase their share of network ASKs from 25% to 39%.

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

The gateway to the largest and richest city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Airport (perhaps better known as Julius Nyerere International Airport) handled close to 2.4 million passengers in 2013. With a total of 20 airlines flying to 30 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals its top […]


FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe has been awarded the contract to operate the air services between Newquay and London Gatwick, a route supported by a Public Service Obligation. More news from Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Aberdeen and Frankfurt airports.

flydubai starts three Tanzanian new destinations

flydubai starts three Tanzanian new destinations

flydubai joins parent Emirates in serving east African country with Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro added to its network.

30-second interview — Ed Winter, CEO and acting Chairman fastjet talks exclusively to anna.aero

30-second interview — Ed Winter, CEO and acting Chairman fastjet talks exclusively to anna.aero

Fledgling African LCC fastjet started its first international route last week, flying from its Dar es Salaam base in Tanzania to Johannesburg in South Africa. anna.aero catches up with Ed Winter, the airline’s CEO and acting Chairman, on the day of the route launch at its London Gatwick offices.