Articles Tagged ‘SHJ’

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

We explore Air Arabia’s Sharjah network, with many changes over pre-coronavirus S19.  The carrier’s longest route, to Kuala Lumpur, will use A321neos.

Doha to Dubai had 39 departures on this day in 2017

Doha to Dubai had 39 departures on this day in 2017

Doha – Dubai is highly interesting from numerous widebodies, high frequency, very short length, and because so many are surprised there’s such service.

Milan Bergamo expands to 20mppa; we chat with its Commercial Aviation Director

Milan Bergamo expands to 20mppa; we chat with its Commercial Aviation Director

Milan Bergamo had 13.9 million pax in 2019. And with ongoing development, we see what will drive the airport’s future together with key unserved routes.


Tel Aviv - Dubai coming?  Israel - UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

Tel Aviv – Dubai coming? Israel – UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

As Israel – UAE announce peace deal, we see that over 1.9 million flew between Tel Aviv and Africa (East/Southern), Asia, and Australasia last year, with UAE hubs offering more choice and often shorter routings. 

Despite Jet Airways' end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

Despite Jet Airways’ end, 39 million seats exist between India and the Gulf

159 routes operate between the Gulf and India. Dubai International is the most-served airport and Emirates is the largest airline, but not at group level.

IndiGo adds Sharjah from Amritsar

IndiGo adds Sharjah from Amritsar

IndiGo launches a daily service between Amritsar and Sharjah, and celebrates the 1,000th A320neo with Airbus.


Turkish Airlines begins operations to Abidjan, Marrakech and Sharjah

Turkish Airlines begins operations to Abidjan, Marrakech and Sharjah

Turkish Airlines launches new routes from Istanbul to destinations in Africa and the Middle East.

SkyUp Airlines selects Sharjah as its newest gateway

SkyUp Airlines selects Sharjah as its newest gateway

Ukrainian carrier SkyUp Airlines begins a weekly service between Kharkiv and Sharjah. 

Air Arabia selects Prague as newest connection from Sharjah

Air Arabia selects Prague as newest connection from Sharjah

Air Arabia begins a five times weekly link between Sharjah and the Czech Republic capital. 


Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka’s regional market goes from strength to strength with 48% year-on-year growth to Bangkok, while capacity to domestic leader Chittagong increases to 817,957 seats. James Davis examines the airlines and routes driving this impressive expansion, whilst reviewing external socio-economic trends which will determine the future for this up-and-coming hub.

Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Azerbaijan market set to grow 8.7% in 2018; low-cost sector now accounts for over 10% of seats; seven new airlines this year

Nestled on the edge of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan has witnessed its scheduled commercial aviation market double in size between 2009 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the growth taking place, which airlines are taking advantage of the potential, and where Azerbaijani’s like to travel.

Air Arabia adds Moscow Sheremetyevo service

Air Arabia adds Moscow Sheremetyevo service

Air Arabia commences its second route to the Russian capital.