Kuwait International Airport is forging a Middle East privatisation path. Can it become the benchmark for the region?

There are few examples of airport privatisation in the Middle East though there are a handful of long-established ones such as the Queen Alia Airport…..

Airport Insight: Bahrain International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airline Insight: Kuwait Airways

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Dubai dominates, Iran opens up and Saudi Arabia continues seat rise, but is Middle East market growth now set to slide?

Dubai International Airport remains the world’s largest international airport after recording a 5.5% growth in traffic in 2017 to just over 88 million passengers. This…..

Airport Insight: Kuwait International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airline Insight: Qatar Airways

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airspace in the Middle East: a quarrelsome subject unlikely to produce good fortunes

The headlines in the Middle East have been dominated by talk of blockades and airspace restrictions since the middle of last year after the suspension of…..

Saudi Arabia’s new vision opens a door of opportunity for airlines

The aviation spotlight in the Middle East over the past couple of decades has centred around the rise of the Gulf hub carriers. But while…..

Air Arabia sees century of possibilities with new fleet order

Air Arabia, the Middle East’s first low-fare carrier, has seen profits rise over the past year despite a decline in revenues. It is now poised…..

Dubai International Airport to close one of two runways for 45 days in 2019 – which airports might benefit?

Dubai Airports recently confirmed plans to close Dubai International Airport’s (DXB) southern runway for a 45-day period in Apr/May-2019 in order to conduct a “comprehensive upgrade” designed to boost…..