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.
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.
Air Canada Air Canada (IATA Airline Code – AC) announced today that it will begin new service to India starting November 2015 four times a week. The Canadian national airline last flew directly to India back in May 1, 2007.
Emirates The Middle East airline is adding significant capacity into Boston in the second half of the year (refer to our additional coverage of Emirates new and expanded service to Orlando / Seattle here). It currently operates a daily flight from its hub at Dubai International Airpot (DXB) to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) with a Boeing […]
Airbus A380 We previously discussed the longest non-stop flight from Qantas Airways (IATA Airline Code – QR) which is flew on an Airbus A380 (refer to post). As part of our Friday Aviation Trivia question, can you guess which city pairs and airlines operate the three shortlist flights on the A380? We will review the answer […]