Articles Tagged ‘Qatar’

Green Bay takes prize for Frontier Airlines to Denver

Green Bay takes prize for Frontier Airlines to Denver

The beginning of the summer season sees a lot of the world’s airports organising new route celebrations – and that means lots of delicious new route cakes. On top of that, it also means a lot of Fire Truck Water Arches (FTWAs) which all vary. The execution of these airline celebrations is important to the […]

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

There were 80.63 million two-way seats available between India and international destinations in 2018, up 5.6% on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at key trends in India’s international connections, including the strongest growing airlines, country markets and individual destinations.

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata traffic leaps by 26% during FY17/18; LCCs are driving growth, Bangladesh is leading international market in S18

Kolkata Airport handled 19.89 million passengers during the financial year FY17/18, 26% more than in the previous 12 months. Its average year-on-year traffic growth over the past two financial years is 25%. Nick Preston examines key traffic trends at this rapidly rising Indian airport, including its top airlines and routes.


Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market

Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market

There were 142.30 million two-way seats serving Brazilian airports in 2017, representing a very marginal 0.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines some of the main trends taking shape in the South American market over the past 10 years, including international and domestic growth rates.

Heathrow Expansion - 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

Heathrow Expansion – 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Africa and the Middle East. There are 61 African airports and 27 countries with links to other mega hubs in Europe, but no services to Heathrow this summer.

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai provided more than 15 million seats across its network in 2017, representing a marginal 2.0% reduction compared to the previous year. The Middle Eastern LCC has enjoyed a rapid rise since commencing services in 2009. Nick Preston examines the carrier’s development, including its fleet and network trends.


Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta traffic down 8.8% in 12 months; welcomes Heathrow link; Terminal 3 opens

Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta traffic down 8.8% in 12 months; welcomes Heathrow link; Terminal 3 opens

Jakarta’s Soekarno–Hatta Airport in 2015 welcomed 52 million passengers, 4.6 million less than the figure of 2014. Domestic traffic fell 9.6% while international traffic declined 2.6%. Despite this, the airport recently opened its new Terminal 3, raising the facility’s overall capacity to 70 million passengers. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic trends and route […]

Airport Exchange follows World Cup to Doha as Qatar Airways drives Doha Airport past 20 million

Airport Exchange follows World Cup to Doha as Qatar Airways drives Doha Airport past 20 million

With a route network almost as diverse as that of Emirates, Qatar Airways’ home airport in Doha handled just over 21 million passengers last year. We examine the airline’s typical daily schedule in more detail, reveal which routes have been added in recent years, and which other airlines operate to Qatar.

Qatar Airways connects Doha and Belgrade for the first time

Qatar Airways connects Doha and Belgrade for the first time

Qatar Airways launches services from Doha to Belgrade in Serbia via Ankara.


Qatar Airways will reach 100 destinations next April with Aleppo; several European destinations to start before then

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?

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year's level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year’s level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

So which ‘mature’ markets are performing best (and worst) from the UK in 2010? We’ve added two more countries to our basket of ‘emerging’ markets. And what’s up with the Moroccan and Polish markets?