2016 was another banner year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 3.7 billion passengers, up a robust 8.6% from the previous record level from 2015. The total passenger count was almost half of the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.5 billion currently). Experience The Skies compiled the world’s top 30 busiest airports (also known as […]
Etihad Airways (EY) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) were the first airportss to demonstrate to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that they have the enhanced security measures (Related news on Enhanced Security Measures) in place for all US bound flights and were rewarded with the large electronic device ban lift (Related news […]
2015 was another record year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 7.1 billion passengers. The increase of 6.1% over 2014 brought the total passengers travelled closer to matching the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.4 billion in 2016). Experience The Skies compiled the world’s busiest airports by passengers for a third straight year with more facts […]
Emirates postpones its Central American launch further into the year.
Emirates (EK) announced in August 2015 it would commence operations to Panama City in February originally. Why has this flight been delayed to a later time?
Back in August 2015, Experience The Skies reported that Emirates would run all Airbus A380 service between London and Dubai starting on January 1, 2016 (News). The airline has new plans to expand the market with a new daily flight to be launched in early Spring.
2015 has been a big year for air travel. While final numbers are being prepared, year to year passenger gains are estimated to be around 6%. The biggest growth will come from Asia and the Middle East as with the prior five years.
December 1, 2015 marks the first day of operation for Emirates’ high capacity Airbus A380.
Singapore Airlines Emirates Airlines announced it will commerce operations from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panama City (7,463 nautical miles) starting on February 1, 2016. This flight will put the Middle Eastern airline just 10 miles ahead of the current king of the longest flight – Qantas Airways’ Sydney Airport (SYD) to […]
Emirates Without a doubt, Emirates already has the most number of seats going from two London airports (Heathrow (LHR) and Gatwick (LGW)) to Dubai International Airport (DXB). This number will increase when the Middle Eastern airline operates all Airbus A380-800s starting January 1, 2016.