Articles Tagged ‘Saudi Arabian Airlines’

ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

By the end of 2014, Etihad Airways will have added three new US routes to its network, including San Francisco this week, complementing the seven already started over the last 12 months from the Middle East region. anna.aero investigates just how much of the growth between these regions is being delivered by the MEB3.

New airport facilities that airlines and passengers will love – all you need to know about New Istanbul Airport, Hamad International Airport in Qatar and klia2

New airport facilities that airlines and passengers will love – all you need to know about New Istanbul Airport, Hamad International Airport in Qatar and klia2

Building new airports and terminals that make the airlines and passengers happy is easier said than done. But at anna.aero sister event, FTE Asia 2014, the man responsible for delivering the New Istanbul Airport mega hub will reveal how he plans to achieve this and what we can expect from the world’s largest terminal under […]

The Middle East: seats up 1.1%, while flights decreased by 1.9% and ASKs went down 0.6%; Riyadh-Jeddah is #1 route

The Middle East: seats up 1.1%, while flights decreased by 1.9% and ASKs went down 0.6%; Riyadh-Jeddah is #1 route

While the Middle East has been a major centre of world affairs, the air transport industry has become extremely significant for the development of the region. As weekly departing seats have increased by 1.1% this October, anna.aero takes a closer look at the top dozen country and city pairs respectively within the Middle East.


Emirates #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth

Emirates #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth

Not many global region pairs can boast posting double-digit annual growth, but the Middle East to Africa is an exception, posting a 14% growth in weekly ASKs and a 10% hike in weekly seats in the last 12 months. anna.aero delves into the data to reveal the emerging trends in this dynamic market.

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; United Airlines receives 8000th 737 family aircraft

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; United Airlines receives 8000th 737 family aircraft

Following a busy March, both Airbus and Boeing handed over fewer airframes in the fourth month of the year. However, both manufacturers recorded the strongest April since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer leading this year’s delivery race by 24 units.

Saudi Arabian Airlines launches three new international routes

Saudi Arabian Airlines launches three new international routes

Saudi Arabian Airlines starts new flights to Casablanca, Istanbul and Manchester.


Saudi Arabian Airlines inaugurates new services to Los Angeles

Saudi Arabian Airlines inaugurates new services to Los Angeles

Saudi Arabian Airlines adds one of the world’s longest 777 sectors with thrice-weekly services from Jeddah and Riyadh to Los Angeles.

Leak of the week: flynas looks to launch long-haul operations in 2014

Leak of the week: flynas looks to launch long-haul operations in 2014

Currently serving regional destinations from Saudi Arabia with its all-A320 fleet, the LCC is evaluating flying to Europe in 2014 using A330s. The airline is also eyeing new routes in Iran and Morocco.

Saudi Arabian airports forecast to break 70m passengers in 2013

Saudi Arabian airports forecast to break 70m passengers in 2013

Sidewall skiing (where cars drive on two wheels) is a growing trend in Saudi Arabia. Air travel is also growing in popularity too, with the country’s airports doubling in size since 2004. anna.aero investigates the biggest airlines and routes in this burgeoning market.


Airbus vs Boeing race 2011 is on; 2009-2010 airline top lists revealed; Chinese airlines beat Gulf carriers

Airbus vs Boeing race 2011 is on; 2009-2010 airline top lists revealed; Chinese airlines beat Gulf carriers

The new year’s first month has seen the delivery of 59 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, but which manufacturer started off the year in the lead? And which airlines took the most aircraft during the last two years? We expect you to find the results rather surprising as a nation’s aviation industry emerges as a key […]

Boeing closes in on Airbus in delivery race; 737-800 still most popular model; A380 for Lufthansa

Boeing closes in on Airbus in delivery race; 737-800 still most popular model; A380 for Lufthansa

Saudi Arabian Airlines continues with its rapid fleet replacement, but which airline received an A380? And which airline took its first 777s direct from Boeing?

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

In August and September, Boeing delivered more aircraft than Airbus, but which aircraft type dominated? Which US majors had large aircraft orders fulfilled? And which airlines took delivery of A380s?