Articles Tagged ‘Qatar Airways’
Indian domestic market up over 20% in 2010 Q2; Qatar Airways latest airline to expand international services
Air travel in India has been growing by more than 20% all year. Which airlines have gained (and lost) market share so far this year and which carrier has grown its international presence by 30% since April?
This has been a busy week for route launches. Out of 75 new routes, 25 are started by Ryanair which launched its new Malaga base. Still, we have information and photos from all the remaining 50 worldwide routes, ranging from CityJet’s short hop across the English Channel to Qatar Airways new South American service.
Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways add seven new non-stop destinations and nine new routes in last three months
Our latest summary table of the networks and frequencies of the three most ambitious Gulf carriers reveals the addition of several new routes since March. But which airline is growing flight frequencies fastest? And what else are they planning in 2010?
This week has seen the launch of over 100 new routes! The single airport to have experienced the most new routes is Keflavik Airport in Iceland, followed by Ireland’s Cork Airport. The week’s routes are between 60 of the world’s countries, giving our coverage a truly global spread. We have all the details and lots […]
A bit of a lull before the beginning of May when over 100 new routes will begin. After the ash cloud dispersed from European airspace, launch celebrations were not at the top of the agenda everywhere. However, we still have news and pictures on new routes started during the last week involving airports in France, […]
flydubai and Wataniya Airways expand in Gulf; Angoulême’s London link is rebuilt; Continental drops Bristol; Swiss swaps routes at Basel
This week’s new route headlines come from the Middle East. Flydubai and Wataniya Airways grow their networks as Qatar Airways praises its new Indian route. Continental drops a UK destinations while Swiss does a route swap in Basel.
Ryanair starts over 50 new routes in one week; now serves 142 airports across Europe and North Africa
Another 100 new routes were started by the world’s airlines over this year’s (early) Easter as the summer season truly got under way. Love them or hate them, the cheeky Irish low cost revolutionary started up over half the world’s new services last week.
You know what? It wasn’t all Ryanair this week. We also have great coverage from Qatar Airways’ two route launches, Avianova’s new operations from Sheremetyevo, easyJet and Norwegian in Malta, Meridiana in Helsinki and much, much more.
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?
Zzzzzz. Starting new routes at the end of February is not a popular activity it turns out. We still found a few though courtesy of Air Europa, Allegiant Air, Norwegian and Qatar Airways.
So how busy will airline PR and marketing departments be in 2010? Well, some 600 new routes have already been announced for this year but what other factors may influence growth in 2010?
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?