Articles Tagged ‘SHJ’

Air Arabia makes Taif in Saudi Arabia its 53rd route from Sharjah

Air Arabia makes Taif in Saudi Arabia its 53rd route from Sharjah

Air Arabia makes Taif its seventh destination in Saudi Arabia with introduction of three weekly flights.

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 makes Yanbu sixth Saudi destination

Air Arabia makes Yanbu sixth Saudi destination

Yanbu in Saudi Arabia becomes Air Arabia’s 51st destination from Sharjah. Becomes second LCC after flydubai to serve Red Sea port.


Air Arabia adds new Sharjah - Ekaterinburg link; second new Russian route in October following Moscow Domodedovo launch

Air Arabia adds new Sharjah – Ekaterinburg link; second new Russian route in October following Moscow Domodedovo launch

Air Arabia launches twice-weekly flights to Ekaterinburg from Sharjah. Follows hot on heels of recently started flights to Moscow Domodeovo. Faces competition (of sorts) from flydubai.

Mihin Lanka launches new route to Sharjah from Colombo

Mihin Lanka launches new route to Sharjah from Colombo

Mihin Lanka now flies from Colombo in Sri Lanka to Sharjah. This is the low-cost airline’s second route to the U.A.E.

Jet Airways adds second route to Sharjah

Jet Airways adds second route to Sharjah

Jet Airways already serves Sharjah from Kochi, but is now adding flights from Trivandrum despite competition from Air Arabia, Air India and Air India Express.


Air Arabia launches new routes from Sharjah to Kharkiv and Moscow

Air Arabia launches new routes from Sharjah to Kharkiv and Moscow

Air Arabia now flies from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Kharkov in the Ukraine and Moscow Domodedovo in Russia.

Rapidly expanding flydubai already ranks #2 in Dubai; faces indirect competition from Air Arabia in Sharjah

Rapidly expanding flydubai already ranks #2 in Dubai; faces indirect competition from Air Arabia in Sharjah

Dubai’s own low-cost carrier has grown faster than sibling Emirates in the last year, but in which region is its core network? What is atypical for a low-cost carrier about some of its routes? Which of the airline’s routes lack competition? And how does it compete with Air Arabia?

New airline routes launched<br/> (21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

New airline routes launched
(21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

Over the Christmas and New Year period, 36 new routes were launched across the world and they were far from only to ski and sun destinations. We have analysis and pictures to go with the new routes that range from Transaero’s 11,500-kilometre route between Moscow and Rio to Cape Air’s 300-kilometre hop between San Juan […]


New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

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?

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 8 June - Monday 14 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 8 June – Monday 14 June):

The United States dominated the world’s route launches this week, which is detailed in our top story, but a major political breakthrough for flights between Taiwan and mainland China resulted in three airlines launching the same route. The total of 65 new routes involved 60 airports in the US, followed by Germany, China, Spain, the […]