Thursday, February 2, 2017

Qatar Airways increases Zurich flights

Qatar Airways has officially announced that it shall be significantly increasing its presence in ZRH-Zurich marketplace effective 17SEP17 as the carrier looks to gain a proper foothold especially amongst the high yielding corporate market segment out of the country.

Currently, QR operates a daily nonstop service from DOH to ZRH using a B788, however effective 17SEP, frequencies shall be increased to 11 weekly nonstop exclusively operated by the A350-900.

Etihad announces more India expansion

Etihad Airways has officially announced that will be boosting its presence in India by adding more frequencies to Bangalore and Calicut from the on set of the IATA S17 season as demand to the GCC region in particular continues to surge from South India.

In addition, the carrier confirmed adjusting capacity based upon demand projections for its Middle East services during this period too.

The main highlights are as follows:

BLR – frequencies increased from double to triple daily nonstop using an A321 (double daily) and an A320 (daily) 

CCJ – frequencies increased from 3 to 4 times daily using an A321 and A320 double daily each respectively

MUC – capacity increased to daily B77W + daily A346 effective 01JUN

AMM – frequencies reduced from double daily A321/A320 combination to daily B789

BEY – capacity increased from daily A321 to daily B789 effective 01AUG

CAI – capacity reduced from 3 daily A320 + daily A346 to four daily flights exclusively operated by the A320/A321 only from 01AUG

MAD – frequencies increased from 4 weekly to daily nonstop using an A332


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Pakistan flights increased by Oman Air

Oman Air has officially published on sabre its expansion plan for Pakistan as a result of it receiving additional bilateral access to the country.  

The main highlights are as follows effective 05FEB17:

KHI – frequencies increased from daily to 12 weekly using a B738

LHE – frequencies increased from daily to 10 weekly using a B738