Emirates brings the A380 back to Houston after almost two year hiatus

United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Emirates Airline has confirmed it will resume Airbus A380 services between its Dubai International Airport hub Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental…..

Airport Insight: Abu Dhabi 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…..

Emirates confirms new A380 order, but does anyone actually win from the deal?

It had been a battle of who would blink first, but it appears that just a matter of days after Airbus revealed for the first…..

Emirates boosts its London operation with new daily Stansted link in 2018, but slot limitations hit scheduling

United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Emirates Airline is to further expand its London operations with the addition of a new daily flight into Stansted Airport…..

Etihad Airways suspends Dallas link after American Airlines codeshare termination makes it ‘commercially unsustainable’

The rivalry between the US majors and the Gulf hub carriers has taken another notable turn after United Arab Emirates (UAE) national airline Etihad Airways…..

Dubai International Airport continues its meteoric rise as it closes in on 90mppa landmark

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) surpassed 43 million in the first half of 2017, according to official traffic reports from operator Dubai Airports……

Emirates faces a big dilemma – how do you replace the A380?

With continued slow sales – or should that be non-existent sales – of the Airbus A380 over the past two years and it looking increasingly…..

Dubai Airports reports busiest month in history with 8.1m pax in Jul-2017

Dubai International Airport reported (22-Aug-2017) traffic highlights for Jul-2017: Passengers: 8.1 million, +5.9% year-on-year; Cargo: 213,258 tonnes, +5.0%; Aircraft movements: 34,181, -4.7%. The airport reported South America was…..

A hop, skip and jump along the Kangaroo Route

From a nine stop ‘hop’, via a one-stop ‘skip’ via an Asian or Middle East Hub to a non-stop ‘jump’ launching next spring, the popular…..

Emirates tie-up with flydubai will deliver more than 50 destinations to its global network

An extensive partnership between United Arab Emirates (UAE) carriers Emirates Airline and flydubai will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers enhanced…..