Articles Tagged ‘Sharjah’

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country […]

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

If Dubai didn’t have to do some major runway maintenance work this summer, UAE airports might have handled over 100 million passengers this year, after growing by 14% last year to over 91 million. We reveal which are the fastest-growing major country markets from the UAE and which new services have been started by the […]

Air Arabia turns 10; over 60 destinations served from Sharjah Airport

Air Arabia turns 10; over 60 destinations served from Sharjah Airport

The Middle East’s first low cost turns 10. Aiming “to serve all the Arab world from the Atlantic to Indian Ocean” we look at its longest and shortest sectors.


UAE passes 70 million passengers; Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia networks continue to grow

UAE passes 70 million passengers; Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia networks continue to grow

Traffic at the UAE’s three biggest airports has almost quadrupled in just 10 years. Which airport grew fastest in 2011 and how dominant are the main carriers at these airports? Which new routes have been launched in the last 12 months and which country market has seen growth of over 30%?

UAE celebrates 40th anniversary; nation's airports handle almost 70 million passengers in 2011

UAE celebrates 40th anniversary; nation’s airports handle almost 70 million passengers in 2011

Last week the United Arab Emirates had reason to celebrate, but how many passengers are its main airports handling, and by how much did traffic grow in 2010? How quickly is traffic growing in 2011, and which are the leading country markets for the nation’s airports as a whole? How dominant are Emirates, Etihad and […]

Air Arabia now serves 44 destinations in 22 countries from Sharjah, including 13 in India and Athens in Europe

Air Arabia now serves 44 destinations in 22 countries from Sharjah, including 13 in India and Athens in Europe

Air Arabia may be creating new bases in Morocco, Egypt and Jordan but what’s happening at its home base? How many new routes has it started this year and what frequencies does it operate on each route?


Air Arabia up to 40 destinations and growing fast (and profitably!)

Air Arabia up to 40 destinations and growing fast (and profitably!)Sharjah based Air Arabia was the region’s first, and still most successful, LCC. It now operates to 20 countries, including some that may surprise you, and operates over a dozen A320s with almost 50 more on order. Which is its most important country market and which routes have failed?