In case you missed it: June's most read on Routesonline

The Qatar diplomatic row, Auckland's expansion plans and Lufthansa long-haul changes all feature in this month's most-read stories.

What were Routesonline visitors reading in June? 

In a new feature, we've collated what our users across the globe were reading last month across our features, news and Airlineroute channels.

Top five news stories:

Diplomatic row hits Qatar connectivity
Qatar and its national carrier face airspace and route closures

Flybe forms alliance with Eastern Airways
Eastern to operate under larger brand while its aircraft serve Flybe routes

Auckland ready to become global hub for Asia and South America
New Zealand’s largest airport has launched a 30-year masterplan for change, but is already showing serious signs of growth

Shifting sands - what's next for the giants of the gulf?
After three decades of rapid expansion, carriers across the Gulf are facing much more challenging times as global aviation takes a new direction

United aims to dominate Hawaii market with 40 daily flights
United to become largest carrier to Hawaii with 11 routes increased

Top five Airlineroute stories

Lufthansa S18 long-haul changes as of 21JUN17
Delta outlines A350 International routes in W17
Doha flight updates as of 0000GMT 06JUN17
British Airways S18 London Heathrow long-haul changes as of 21JUN17
Etihad ends San Francisco service in Oct 2017

Most-read by region

EuropeFlybe forms alliance with Eastern Airways
AsiaDiplomatic row hits Qatar connectivity
AmericasUnited aims to dominate Hawaii market with 40 daily flights
AfricaDiplomatic row hits Qatar connectivity
OceaniaAuckland ready to become global hub for Asia and South America

Nearly 500% trafic growth on Routesonline!

Routes is where the global aviation community comes together face-to-face through our market-leading events, and increasingly through our news on Routesonline.com.

Since June 2015 our website traffic has grown by an incredible 486% and we're now the world's second-largest aviation news website*.  And we're still growing with another 19.1% increase year-on-year in June 2017.

*source Alexa.com traffic rank of 67,205. competitors include centreforaviation.com (217,522), anna.aero (198,617) and flightglobal.com (39,657)