Articles Tagged ‘SHJ’

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.

Air India Express starts three new routes to Sharjah

Air India Express starts three new routes to Sharjah

Air India Express connects Chandigarh, Tiruchirappalli and Varanasi with Sharjah.

Jet Airways adds two new routes to the Middle East

Jet Airways adds two new routes to the Middle East

Jet Airways joins Hyderabad to Dammam and Mangalore to Sharjah.


Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

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 […]

Air India Express starts two new UAE services from Mumbai

Air India Express starts two new UAE services from Mumbai

Air India Express connects Mumbai with Dubai and Sharjah – both served with daily flights.


Atlasglobal starts Sharjah sector

Atlasglobal starts Sharjah sector

Atlasglobal begins daily service to the UAE airport from Istanbul Atatürk.

Air Arabia starts Sarajevo service from Sharjah

Air Arabia starts Sarajevo service from Sharjah

Air Arabia joins flydubai with a Bosnia and Herzegovina service from the UAE.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 4)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.


Liverpool loves its latest award – the Arch of Triumph certificate

Liverpool loves its latest award – the Arch of Triumph certificate

Getting a new route up and running gives an airport a special kind of buzz. Winning the Arch of Triumph competition is the icing on that celebratory cake – as it was at Liverpool. Find out who joins them on the leader board with the ultimate feel-good factor this week from the ten contending global […]

Air Arabia starts sixth Pakistani service from Sharjah

Air Arabia starts sixth Pakistani service from Sharjah

Air Arabia begins flights to Faisalabad, joining the likes of flydubai and Qatar Airways, which have both recently started services to the city.

Air Arabia strengthens its Saudi Arabian services

Air Arabia strengthens its Saudi Arabian services

Air Arabia launches services to Tabuk – the airline’s 13th destination in Saudi Arabia and 114th globally.