Data published by the Asia Pacific Center for Aviation "Kappa" and the British "OAG" provider of airports and airlines data showed that the UAE market ranked first as the largest international market related to the Saudi market, in terms of seat capacity available on flights connecting the two countries.
According to the data, Emirates Airlines ranked fourth in the world as the largest airline to the Saudi market, noting that the Dubai-Riyadh line is the largest air route between Saudi Arabia and the outside world.
In detail, the airline, which links Dubai International Airport with its Saudi counterpart (Riyadh), was ranked first, as the largest international air route between Saudi Arabia and the outside world, registering more than 66,000 seats per week on flights, starting last October.
Data published by the Asia Pacific Center for Aviation "Kappa" and the British "OAG" provider of airports and airlines data showed that the Dubai-Jeddah line, in turn, came second in the list of the top 10 markets (airports), registering about 50 thousand seats Weekly, on international flights connecting Jeddah to the outside world.
According to the indicators mentioned in the statistical reports that Emirates Today obtained a copy of, seat capacity on flights connecting the UAE and Indian markets recorded significant growth levels over the past years, with increased air connectivity services for various commercial and economic airlines.
The data indicated that the UAE market ranked first, as the largest international market in relation to India, registering about 120 thousand seats per week on international flights between the two countries and from various airports, noting that the Egyptian market ranked in the second place by about 70 thousand seats, and the Pakistani third by about 54 thousand Seat, followed by India with more than 45 thousand.
The data indicated that Emirates Airlines ranked fourth in the world as the largest air carrier to Saudi Arabia, in the list of the 10 largest companies in order to provide seat capacity to this market, according to the latest seat capacity data on international flights, while flydubai came in the center Seventh, and the company «Air Arabia» ten.
In addition, the data indicated that the Saudi market continues to have strong growth rates in air transport, registering around 12.6 thousand weekly flights for flights, including 7800 movements for domestic flights, followed by flights in the Middle East with a rate of 3400, and the Asia Pacific region with 580 flights.
And showed that the seat capacity on flights in the Saudi market in total, reached about 98 million seats scheduled during the current year, pointing out that the three largest airlines in order to provide capacity for the seat in this market, are "Saudi Airlines" and "flynas" and " Fly Adele »respectively.
The second largest destination in Dubai Airport
Saudi Arabia has maintained its position as the second largest destination in Dubai International Airport in terms of numbers of passengers, with the arrival of traffic during the first nine months of this year to 4.8 million passengers.
Riyadh came as the third highest city in terms of number of passengers, registering more than 1.6 million passengers in nine months.