Articles Tagged ‘MEB3’
UK – Middle East market still booming; Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways all increasing Manchester flights this summer
Passenger numbers at UK airports may have fallen in each of the last three years, but not on routes to the Middle East. We examine the extraordinary growth of traffic to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha from London and the UK’s regional airports as Manchester prepares for a huge boost in capacity in 2011.
We all know that these are three of the fastest-growing (and highly regarded) global airlines, but how do their fleets and networks compare? What makes Emirates different from its two regional rivals? What share of each airline’s capacity is allocated to different regions of the world and which of the three currently has no new […]
Qatar Airways will reach 100 destinations next April with Aleppo; several European destinations to start before then
As Doha’s favourite airline announced its 100th destination, we take a close look at how the airline schedules its hub by looking at a typical day’s operation? How many ‘waves’ and mini-waves does it operate and during which two-hour period are there no flights at all?
Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways add new links to Alexandria, Buenos Aires, Dakar, Madrid, Phuket, Prague and São Paulo
Two of the ‘MEB3’ carriers have grown quite slowly this summer, but all three have started new routes since June. Which new routes are in the pipeline for the rest of 2010 and early 2011?
Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports
Many Central European airports have benefited from increased short-haul services as a result of becoming EU members but what about long-haul services? Which routes are currently offered and which have disappeared in recent years?
Two of the ‘MEB3’ carriers are keeping their marketing departments busy with planned new routes. But how much have they grown capacity in the last three months and how dominant are they at their home bases?
The MEB3 airlines have all added frequency during the last four months but which five new destinations have been added? And which new destination might all three carriers be starting in 2010?
Fast-growing Etihad launched a new US route this week but which are its busiest routes from Abu Dhabi? How dominant is it at the airport and which major sporting event will it be sponsoring later this year?
Etihad may be the dominant carrier but 30 other airlines also serve Abu Dhabi. Over 30 new services have been started in the last two years. Which non-Etihad carriers have been lured to the airport?