Articles Tagged ‘Kuwait’

Delhi's top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

Delhi’s top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

With Air India announcing Delhi – Vancouver and United starting Chicago, we explore Delhi’s top-20 international routes last year. Where features?

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen will have 1,591 departures in mid-Oct; Doha new #1 route. We investigate SAW’s network + chat with its Aviation Marketing Director.

Latest route launches (30 September - 7 October)

Latest route launches (30 September – 7 October)

United Express begins two routes, Aer Lingus Regional’s final pieces of its Belfast City puzzle, Jazeera Airways becomes the only carrier to Dhaka, + more.


Jazeera Airways launches Kuwait - Dhaka

Jazeera Airways launches Kuwait – Dhaka

Jazeera Airways began Kuwait – Dhaka on 1 October. It is presently the only operator on the airport-pair, which had a 14-weekly offering this time in 2019.

Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express: only carrier on 38% of international routes; competition growing

Air India Express focuses on the Gulf and South India. We look at its route network and competition and how its network overlap with its parent is changing.

Jazeera Airways CEO meets anna.aero before London launch; Manchester next?

Jazeera Airways CEO meets anna.aero before London launch; Manchester next?

Jazeera Airways starts Kuwait to London daily on the 27th October, a market of 394,000 P2P passengers and a CAGR of 7% since 2015.


Despite Jet Airways' end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

Despite Jet Airways’ end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

159 routes operate between the Gulf and India. Dubai International is the most-served airport and Emirates is the largest airline, but not at group level.

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

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.

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.


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.

Kuwait International Airport heading for 10-million passenger milestone; Cebu Pacific Air starts flights from Manila

Kuwait International Airport heading for 10-million passenger milestone; Cebu Pacific Air starts flights from Manila

Oil-rich Kuwait is not trying to create another regional aviation mega hub, but has still seen passenger numbers double in the last decade at its only airport. We reveal the airport’s leading airlines and some of the route developments that have occurred in 2014.

Kuwait Airways still waiting for major fleet upgrade; London Heathrow and New York JFK key destinations in network

Kuwait Airways still waiting for major fleet upgrade; London Heathrow and New York JFK key destinations in network

Unlike other carriers in the Middle East, Kuwait Airways rarely starts new routes, has an ageing fleet, and doesn’t sponsor any European football teams. We examine which are the airline’s most important routes, and at which major European city it has recently changed airports.