Articles Tagged ‘MCT’

FTE Global Awards 2018 shortlists announced – 16 airlines and airports make the cut

FTE Global Awards 2018 shortlists announced – 16 airlines and airports make the cut

The shortlists for the Future Travel Experience Global Awards 2018 (sponsored by Airport Lounge Development) have been revealed and include a total of 16 airlines and airports from around the world. Future Travel Experience Global 2018, will take place from 10-12 September, in Las Vegas.

SalamAir kick-starts Khartoum connection

SalamAir kick-starts Khartoum connection

SalamAir commences a three times weekly service between Muscat and Khartoum.

Naples shows off its 'From Russia with Love' Cake of the Week win

Naples shows off its ‘From Russia with Love’ Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, LEVEL launches its first operations to Canada, while East Midlands Airport welcomes UK Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg. More news also from Oman Air which introduces 787 services to Manchester, plus Leeds Bradford, Bristol and Hermes airports. 


Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Nestled on the edge of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan has witnessed its scheduled commercial aviation market double in size between 2009 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the growth taking place, which airlines are taking advantage of the potential, and where Azerbaijani’s like to travel.

Oman Air charms its way to Casablanca

Oman Air charms its way to Casablanca

Oman Air launches a four times weekly service between Muscat and Morocco’s largest city.

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

After waiting until Week Eight of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition to chalk up its first win of the year, the Middle East has not wasted any time in securing its second victory, and as a result, the region draws level with Asia in the fledgling inter-regional battle, with leader Australasia now in its […]


Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.

SalamAir starts Shiraz sector

SalamAir starts Shiraz sector

SalamAir introduces first Iranian route from Muscat base.

SalamAir pushes further into Pakistan

SalamAir pushes further into Pakistan

SalamAir introduces Multan as its third destination in Pakistan after Karachi and Sialkot. 


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.

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

More than 29.75 million seats will be available on departing flights from India’s Mumbai Airport in 2017, 3.3% up on the previous year. We take a look at air service developments at the airport over the past 10 years including growth rates in domestic and international services, and the largest and fastest growing airlines and […]

Oh man don't miss Oman! ACI Airport Exchange takes place next week in Muscat; over 1,000 international airport executives attending

Oh man don’t miss Oman! ACI Airport Exchange takes place next week in Muscat; over 1,000 international airport executives attending

Airports Council International’s biggest annual trade show, ACI Airport Exchange, takes place in Oman next week, hosted by OAMC as part of its celebrations for the new Muscat Airport.