Articles Tagged ‘KBL’

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai provided more than 15 million seats across its network in 2017, representing a marginal 2.0% reduction compared to the previous year. The Middle Eastern LCC has enjoyed a rapid rise since commencing services in 2009. Nick Preston examines the carrier’s development, including its fleet and network trends.

Somon Air connects the Stans

Somon Air connects the Stans

Somon Air starts a weekly service between Tajikistan’s and Afghanistan’s capital cities.

Safi Airways adds third domestic route from Kabul

Safi Airways adds third domestic route from Kabul

Safi Airways now connects Kabul to Kandahar with thrice-weekly flights using a mixed fleet of its A319s and A320s. Competes against Afghan Jet International, Kam Air and Ariana Afghan Airlines.


Emirates enters Afghanistan with new Kabul service

Emirates enters Afghanistan with new Kabul service

Emirates launches flights from its Dubai hub to Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

Safi Airways launches domestic route from Kabul Airport

Safi Airways launches domestic route from Kabul Airport

Safi Airways introduces thrice-weekly flights between Kabul and Mazar-I-Sharif in Afghanistan.

Safi Airways adds Islamabad to Kabul network

Safi Airways adds Islamabad to Kabul network

Safi Airways introduces flights from Kabul to Islamabad, joining Delhi, Dubai and Herat.


SpiceJet launches first route to Afghanistan; from Delhi to Kabul

SpiceJet launches first route to Afghanistan; from Delhi to Kabul

SpiceJet now flies from Delhi International Airport to Kabul in Afghanistan. The Indian low-cost airline becomes the first LCC on the route.

Safi Airways now flies between Kabul and Herat airports in Afghanistan

Safi Airways now flies between Kabul and Herat airports in Afghanistan

Safi Airways of Afghanistan operates a new domestic route from Kabul to Herat.

Safi Airways starts services from Kabul to Bahrain

Safi Airways starts services from Kabul to Bahrain

Safi Airways launches flights from Kabul in Afghanistan to Bahrain.


Safi Airways launches new route from Kabul Airport to Abu Dhabi

Safi Airways launches new route from Kabul Airport to Abu Dhabi

Safi Airways has launched its third route and now flies to Abu Dhabi in the UAE from Kabul in Afghanistan.

Turkish Airlines launches new routes to Najaf and Kabul from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines launches new routes to Najaf and Kabul from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines launches new routes to its fourth Iraqi destination, Najaf, and the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, from its hub at Istanbul Atatürk Airport.

New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?