Articles Tagged ‘Qatar Airways’

Eurovision host Azerbaijan sees traffic surge 22% at Baku airport in 2011; Qatar Airways launched Doha flights in February

Eurovision host Azerbaijan sees traffic surge 22% at Baku airport in 2011; Qatar Airways launched Doha flights in February

Sadly for Loreen there are no non-stop scheduled flights to Sweden from Azerbaijan, but which two country markets account for 50% of scheduled seat capacity? How dominant is Azerbaijan Airlines at Baku and what plans does it have for the future? And how’s the new terminal progressing?

Qatar Airways launches first route to Iraq; now serves Erbil in Kurdistan

Qatar Airways launches first route to Iraq; now serves Erbil in Kurdistan

Qatar Airways now flies from its Doha hub to Erbil International Airport in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Qatar Airways launches new route to Zagreb in Croatia

Qatar Airways launches new route to Zagreb in Croatia

Qatar Airways now flies to Zagreb Airport in Croatia from its Doha hub, via Budapest.


Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

Emirates now serves over 100 destinations non-stop; MEB3 carriers add 21 new routes since September

So what new destinations have Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways added to their globe-spanning networks in the last seven months? Which services have been dropped (or suspended) and which have been downgraded from non-stop to one-stop? And what are their plans for the rest of 2012?

Qatar Airways launches new route from Doha to Kigali via Entebbe

Qatar Airways launches new route from Doha to Kigali via Entebbe

Qatar Airways starts flying from Doha to Kigali via Entebbe.

Etihad names Washington as third US destination starting in March 2013; will become 12th MEB3 service to US

Etihad names Washington as third US destination starting in March 2013; will become 12th MEB3 service to US

Since Emirates launched New York flights in 2004 the number of US services operated by Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways has grown relatively slowly. Next year’s Washington service from Etihad will only be the 12th such route. But which airports are served by more than one of the MEB3 carriers?


The non-MEB3s – how Gulf Air, Oman Air and Royal Jordanian are developing their networks

The non-MEB3s – how Gulf Air, Oman Air and Royal Jordanian are developing their networks

With growth at Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways showing no signs of slowing, how have the national carriers of Bahrain, Oman and Jordan responded in recent years? What has been the focus of their network growth? Which routes will they be dropping in 2012? And just how much bigger are the MEB3 carriers in terms […]

Qatar Airways now flies to Baku, Tbilisi and Tripoli (again)

Qatar Airways now flies to Baku, Tbilisi and Tripoli (again)

Qatar Airways launches new routes to Azerbaijan and Georgia, and returns to Libyan capital.

Qatar Airways launches new route to Chongqing in China

Qatar Airways launches new route to Chongqing in China

Qatar Airways now flies to Chongqing in south-western China from its hub at Doha Airport.


Precision Air chosen by Qatar Airways for interline deal in Tanzania and East Africa; IPO took place last month

Precision Air chosen by Qatar Airways for interline deal in Tanzania and East Africa; IPO took place last month

Tanzania’s Precision Air got some global coverage recently when Qatar Airways announced its interline deal with the airline. But what does Precision Air offer Qatar Airways? How dominant is it in the domestic market, how extensive is its regional network and how diverse is its fleet?

Qatar Airways set to overtake Emirates in terms of network spread; seven more destinations outlined for 2012

Qatar Airways set to overtake Emirates in terms of network spread; seven more destinations outlined for 2012

Qatar Airways may always have to operate in Emirates’ giant shadow, but in terms of destinations served the Doha-based carrier is apparently determined to beat its Dubai-based rival. Which seven new destinations has the airline announced this week and which major carriers already operate services to these airports?

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

This week’s Dubai Air Show proved beyond doubt that Emirates and Qatar Airways’ global ambitions remain undiminished by pesky economic issues in certain parts of the world. But what competition do they face from Europe’s big global airlines in serving the Europe – Asia market? Which MEB3 markets remain untouched by European carriers?