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Articles Tagged ‘Qatar Airways’

Qatar Airways checks out Chiang Mai

Qatar Airways checks out Chiang Mai

Qatar Airways opens its fourth gateway in Thailand.

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

Emirates is catching Qatar Airways in terms of the number of destinations served by the big three Middle Eastern airlines (MEB3). We reveal the routes added (and dropped) by the MEB3 carriers in the last 12 months, and which are the top 15 country markets for the combined carriers.

Airbus and Boeing's delivery productivity increased 10% in October; European giant outperforms Boeing for only second time this year

Airbus and Boeing’s delivery productivity increased 10% in October; European giant outperforms Boeing for only second time this year

A total of 119 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in October, 11 more units than the pair managed during the same month of 2016. For only the second time this year, Airbus led the delivery charge, with it handing over seven more aircraft than Boeing in the tenth month of this year.  


A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

The A350 family is Airbus’ latest generation and most efficient long-haul, twin-engine, wide-body product, designed to compete with Boeing’s 787 and challenge the 777 family. From 2016 to 2017 the number of seats available on A350-operated flights more than trebled. We take a look at how the A350 has been deployed since entering service in […]

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of operation from Stockholm Arlanda

Qatar Airways celebrates 10 years of operation from Stockholm Arlanda

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Qatar Airways’ Swedish celebration, Air India Express now connects Coimbatore with Delhi four times weekly, while Cozumel welcomes its second link with Volaris. 

South African airports showing 4.0% traffic growth for Q1, Q2 and Q3; MEB3 and Turkish Airlines traffic up 66% since 2012; Alitalia to arrive

South African airports showing 4.0% traffic growth for Q1, Q2 and Q3; MEB3 and Turkish Airlines traffic up 66% since 2012; Alitalia to arrive

South Africa’s leading airports are highlighting a 4.0% increase in traffic for the first nine months of 2017, however it would appear that one of its biggest long-haul markets is feeling the wrath of Gulf competition. We take a closer look behind connecting traffic trends, and how airports are performing so far in 2017. 


Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year's total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year’s total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Handling 2.25 million passengers in 2016, Tbilisi Airport is on a roll this year, with traffic expected to reach the three million barrier. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford went to Georgia to discover more about the airport’s past, plus its plans for the future, including being the destination for CONNECT 2018.   

London Southend Airport wins W17/18 FTWA public vote Part I; pick your Arch of Triumph from the 15 entries in Part II

London Southend Airport wins W17/18 FTWA public vote Part I; pick your Arch of Triumph from the 15 entries in Part II

Having effectively mobilised their followers on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat, London Southend Airport won Part I of the Arch of Triumph W17/18 vote. There are another 15 FTWAs to choose from in Part II of this bi-annual competition this week.

London Southend Airport wins Cake of the Week W17/18 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 13 cakes in Part II

London Southend Airport wins Cake of the Week W17/18 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 13 cakes in Part II

With London Southend winning last week’s Part I for the cake it made for Flybe’s three new routes, it is now time for Part II of the W17/18 public vote. With another 13 entries this week, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week?? 


Qatar Airways launches European new route brace

Qatar Airways launches European new route brace

Qatar Airways adds its fourth route to Turkey, the country’s fifth largest city, as well as Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

Battle for second spot in inter-regional Arch of Triumph competition hots-up as Asia and North America slug-it out

Battle for second spot in inter-regional Arch of Triumph competition hots-up as Asia and North America slug-it out

Although Europe effectively won its fourth consecutive inter-regional Arch of Triumph title in the summer, the tussle for runner-up still has a way to go it would seem. Will 2013 overall champion North America succeed in securing second spot from Asia, which has taken this slot every year since 2014?

LATAM Airlines proclaims Route of the Week victory for its new Melbourne connection as Tampa celebrates Cake of the Week win

LATAM Airlines proclaims Route of the Week victory for its new Melbourne connection as Tampa celebrates Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cobalt is named as the best start-up airline at the 2017 CAPA Awards while it also announces a new route to Moscow Sheremetyevo. More news also from Wizz Air which has confirmed it will begin serving Athens from 2018, Blue Air, Qatar Airways Cargo and Cardiff Airport.