Articles Tagged ‘LHE’

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.

SaudiGulf Airlines departs from Dammam for Pakistan

SaudiGulf Airlines departs from Dammam for Pakistan

SaudiGulf Airlines initiates three more routes from Dammam to Pakistan – adds to Islamabad service. 

Pakistan International Airlines capacity stable in 2017; Karachi is leading hub, Saudi Arabia tops international markets

Pakistan International Airlines capacity stable in 2017; Karachi is leading hub, Saudi Arabia tops international markets

Pakistan International Airlines provided more than 7.8 million two-way seats across its network in 2017, a marginal 0.2% increase when compared to the previous year. Nick Preston looks at the airline’s network developments over the past 10 years, during which time large cuts were followed by strong growth.


flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

Launched on 23 September, flyadeal, the sister LCC of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier’s attempt to combat the growing presence of other carriers like flynas and SaudiGulf Airlines. We look at where the fledgling carrier is presently operating and try to understand where it might fly to next.

Somon Air lands in Lahore

Somon Air lands in Lahore

Somon Air links Dushanbe twice-weekly with the Pakistani city.

Shaheen Air International now serves Kuala Lumpur

Shaheen Air International now serves Kuala Lumpur

Shaheen Air International connects both Karachi and Lahore twice-weekly with Malaysian capital.


Malindo Air premiers in Pakistan

Malindo Air premiers in Pakistan

Malindo Air connects Kuala Lumpur with Lahore competing with PIA.

Pakistan International Airlines adds new Bangladesh link

Pakistan International Airlines adds new Bangladesh link

Pakistan International Airlines connects Lahore with Dhaka with weekly A320 flights.

Shaheen Air International makes China debut

Shaheen Air International makes China debut

Shaheen Air International connects Lahore with Guangzhou, thrice-weekly.


Pakistan sees a rise in seat capacity of 23%; flydubai is fastest growing airline while UAE is top foreign country market

Pakistan sees a rise in seat capacity of 23%; flydubai is fastest growing airline while UAE is top foreign country market

Pakistan has seen an increase in seat capacity over the past 12 months of just over 23%. anna.aero investigates to see which country markets have witnessed the greatest growth as a result of seat capacity increases, and which airports are experiencing the greatest growth.

Mihin Lanka starts first route to Pakistan

Mihin Lanka starts first route to Pakistan

Mihin Lanka now links Colombo with Lahore, operating thrice-weekly with A320s.

Air Arabia establishes new base at Ras Al Khaimah

Air Arabia establishes new base at Ras Al Khaimah

Air Arabia seizes the opportunity at Ras Al Khaimah, launching seven routes following the demise of RAK Airways.