Articles Tagged ‘NBO’

Oman Air introduces Indian and Kenyan routes

Oman Air introduces Indian and Kenyan routes

Oman Air adds Kozhikode services from Salalah and Nairobi from Muscat.

Kenya Airways connects to Cape Town

Kenya Airways connects to Cape Town

Kenya Airways begins thrice-weekly service between Nairobi and Cape Town – a route which will operate via Livingstone in Zambia.

fastjet’s GM East Africa Jimmy Kibati can’t believe his eyes with Route of Week certificate

fastjet’s GM East Africa Jimmy Kibati can’t believe his eyes with Route of Week certificate

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aena shows off its Route of the Week award for its new Beijing Capital Airlines Hangzhou service and Budapest Airport reaches a passenger milestone with Ryanair. More news from Swedavia, Cairns Airport, All Nippon Airways, Flybe and U-FLY.


Birmingham Airport’s 2015 Arch of Triumph win is bostin’

Birmingham Airport’s 2015 Arch of Triumph win is bostin’

Having held onto top spot since early-October, the UK Midlands airport of Birmingham made it three wins out of three for Europe in the annual Arch of Triumph competition. Find out which of this week’s entries gets 2016 off to a winning start for their respective airport.

fastjet makes Kenya country market #7

fastjet makes Kenya country market #7

fastjet launches a daily service between Dar es Salaam and Nairobi – Kenyan capital will also be connected to Kilimanjaro while the carrier also launches a link between Zanzibar and Johannesburg.

Lufthansa adds Frankfurt and Munich new route doubles

Lufthansa adds Frankfurt and Munich new route doubles

Lufthansa adds new African and European services from its two biggest hubs at the start of W15/16.


Lufthansa using CityLine/Jump off-shoot to add destinations at its Frankfurt base this winter; US accounts for six of top 10 routes by ASKs

Lufthansa using CityLine/Jump off-shoot to add destinations at its Frankfurt base this winter; US accounts for six of top 10 routes by ASKs

This week, Lufthansa’s CityLine/Jump off-shoot began operations on behalf of the parent from Frankfurt to Tampa in Florida, using high-density configured A340-300s transferred from the mainline carrier’s fleet. anna.aero looks at what else is going on at the world’s sixth biggest carrier’s largest hub.

Discover who wins week 26 of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition

Discover who wins week 26 of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition

Out of 500 FTWA entries in the last three years, we have only ever had eight from Africa…and six of those were from three airports. Find out this week how entry #9 – from new entrant Nairobi ‒ does against competitors from the US and Mexico.

China Southern Airlines lands in Kenya

China Southern Airlines lands in Kenya

China Southern Airlines connects Guangzhou with Nairobi with thrice-weekly non-stop flights.


Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Known for its fast-growing economy and for being home of Amantle Montsho (gold medallist at Daegu 2011 World Championships and at Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games), Botswana is also an African aviation hot-spot, being served by four international airports this February. With the flag carrier Air Botswana controlling 58% and 61% of seats and fights respectively, […]

RwandAir jets off from Entebbe to Nairobi

RwandAir jets off from Entebbe to Nairobi

RwandAir takes on Kenya Airways and Fly-SAX on Entebbe-Nairobi sector with daily flights, using its CRJ 900s.

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Famous for its tea, coffee, flowers and athletes, Kenya is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its 19 airports offering around 6.3 million one-way seats in 2014. As Kenya Airways controls over half of weekly capacity this January, anna.aero evaluates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international […]