Articles Tagged ‘KWI’

anna.aero's 100 best unserved routes from Asia's top 10 airports

anna.aero’s 100 best unserved routes from Asia’s top 10 airports

With Routes Asia fast approaching, anna.aero has decided to look into the numbers to reveal the top 10 unserved markets from Asia’s top 10 airports. Using OAG Traffic Analyser data, we showcase the leading airports across the globe that are looking for direct flights to the continent’s biggest gateways.

Turkish Airlines gets going for Gatwick from Ankara

Turkish Airlines gets going for Gatwick from Ankara

Turkish Airlines starts twice-weekly service on the link – also adds more flights from Istanbul New Airport. 

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.


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.

IndiGo adds Abu Dhabi and Kuwait City to its network

IndiGo adds Abu Dhabi and Kuwait City to its network

IndiGo initially links Kochi with Abu Dhabi and Chennai with Kuwait City – also adds Surat from Chennai.

Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

At the fifth attempt, starting with its first entry back in 2014, Stuttgart Airport has finally won its first ever weekly win in the Arch of Triumph competition. Airports from Africa, Caribbean, Europe and South America battle it out for new route marketing glory this week.


Turkish Airlines connects Samsun with Kuwait City

Turkish Airlines connects Samsun with Kuwait City

Turkish Airlines launches a weekly seasonal service between the Turkish city and Kuwait.

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka’s regional market goes from strength to strength with 48% year-on-year growth to Bangkok, while capacity to domestic leader Chittagong increases to 817,957 seats. James Davis examines the airlines and routes driving this impressive expansion, whilst reviewing external socio-economic trends which will determine the future for this up-and-coming hub.

Europe, Middle East and Africa S18 review; UK biggest market; Jeddah – Riyadh is busiest route

Europe, Middle East and Africa S18 review; UK biggest market; Jeddah – Riyadh is busiest route

This week, in the second instalment of our regional review for S18, we look at Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Nick Preston takes a look at the region’s busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical peak week in summer and offers a comparison of this year’s schedules with those of S17.


Jazeera Airways jumps into Georgia

Jazeera Airways jumps into Georgia

Jazeera Airways connects Kuwait with Tbilisi.

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.

Jazeera Airways joins Mumbai's tailfins

Jazeera Airways joins Mumbai’s tailfins

Jazeera Airways begins daily service from Kuwait to Indian hub.