Airline New Routes News

Emirates launches Geneva service

Emirates launches Geneva service

5th Jun 2011 Airline News

Emirates has launched daily flights between Dubai and Geneva. The Geneva route is Emirates’ second gateway into Switzerland after Zurich, which started in 1992, and is now double daily. Much of the capacity out of Geneva is expected to be used by the luxury sector, one of the top employers in the Geneva region and responsible for 60 percent of its exports.

Emirates increases Saudi services

Emirates increases Saudi services

1st Sep 2010 Press Release Airline News

Emirates is to increase flights from Dubai to Al Medinah al Munawarah in Saudi Arabia to seven flights per week from 31 October 2010 due to the growing importance of economic and cultural ties between the two nations.

Virgin Blue axes New Zealand

Virgin Blue axes New Zealand

17th Aug 2010 Airline News

Pacific Blue, a subsidiary of Richard Branson’s Virgin Blue, is axing its New Zealand domestic operations after suffering from years of heavy losses. It will redeploy planes and staff on transtasman services to Australia.

BA launches Cancun service

BA launches Cancun service

16th Jun 2010 Airline News

British Airways is boosting its Mexico services with the launch of two direct flights a week from London Gatwick to Cancun from November 2010. The route will be served by a Boeing 777 with three cabin classes.

Etihad expands Iraq services

Etihad expands Iraq services

1st Jun 2010 Airline News

Etihad Airways has highlighted the burgeoning opportunities in Iraq by launching a new service to the northern city of Erbil. This follows the successful launch of a service to Baghdad in April.