AUH - BOS

Etihad Airways’ first flight was in November 2003. It ended up replacing Gulf Air, whose Abu Dhabi hub closed in 2005. Etihad first served Europe in 2004 with the launch of London Heathrow flights, with North America following in October 2005 with the start of Toronto. North America capacity remains down by much more than […]

Last week in Europe 14th March

After five successive weeks of improvement, analysis of Eurocontrol data shows that the recovery rate for European flights (comparing 2022 movements with those during the same period in 2019) fell last week. The 7-day average, as of Saturday 12 March, was 73.9%, down one full percentage point from the previous week’s figure of 74.9%. One […]

Istanbul Airport

For the third straight month, Istanbul’s main airport was Europe’s busiest in September, handling just over four million passengers. However, that is still 39% down compared with the same month in 2019. Its nearest rival last month was again another Turkish airport, Antalya. That airport welcomed over 3.8 million passengers, mostly tourists, a decline of […]