Articles Tagged ‘SHJ’
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
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 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 launches services to Tabuk – the airline’s 13th destination in Saudi Arabia and 114th globally.
Air Arabia adds China to its network
Air Arabia becomes first Middle East and African LCC to enter China with Urumqi launch.
Air Arabia makes Tbilisi its 100th global destination
Air Arabia connects Sharjah with Georgia operating twice-weekly flights.
Reykjavik/Keflavik wins Cake of the Week W14/15 Part I; Vote for the best cake – Part II
Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport won the Cake of the Week Vote W14/15 Part I for easyJet’s new service from Geneva, with a close win over the effort baked for easyJet’s London Gatwick to the Icelandic gateway. There are 17 more cakes to choose from this week.
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.
Air Arabia adds Abadan to its network
Air Arabia makes Abadan its fifth destination in Iran, adding to existing flights to Tehran, Shiraz, Lar and Mashhad.
flynas restarts Sharjah services from Jeddah
flynas begins services to its second destination in UAE from Jeddah, adding to its existing double-daily operation into Dubai.
Air Arabia adds Antalya to its network
Air Arabia makes Antalya its second Turkish destination after Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen.
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 […]