Aviation

7 Tips To Deal With If Your Flight Is Cancelled, Delayed Or Overbooked

7 Tips To Deal With If Your Flight Is Cancelled, Delayed Or Overbooked

7 tips from Skycop.com: what to do if your flight is cancelled, delayed or overbooked and get deserving compensation Many of us have faced at least one of these very unpleasant situations when you are getting ready for a vacation or a business trip, but the flight is cancelled or […]

 
 

VIDEO: How Emirates Airline Cleans Aircraft While Saving Millions of Litres of Water

VIDEO: How Emirates Airline Cleans Aircraft While Saving Millions of Litres of Water

Dubai‘s flagship airline Emirates Airline is also environmentally responsible airline by adopting energy efficiency initiatives Did you know it takes a crew of 15 staff about 12 hours to clean an A380 and about 9 hours to clean a Boeing 777 aircraft? On the occasion of World Environment Day, Emirates […]

 
 

Middle East- The Most Well-Connected Region For Travel To Maldives

Middle East- The Most Well-Connected Region For Travel To Maldives

Maldives participates in the Arabian Travel Market 2017 Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation together with partners from the Maldivian Tourism Industry participated at the 24th Annual Arabian Travel Market. The Maldives delegation was led by the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mr. Hussain Lirar accompanied by Acting Managing Director of […]

 
 

Drones – A menace in Dubai

Drones – A menace in Dubai

Drones flying over unchartered skies have become a menace in the UAE. The Aviation authorities in Dubai are at a loss to counter this threat. More than five years ago, the risk that unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or drones, might pose to airliners was not a subject of concern on […]

 
 

Emirates signs US$16 billion engine services deal with GE Aviation

Emirates signs US$16 billion engine services deal with GE Aviation

On the second day of Dubai Airshow 2015 Emirates signs US$16 billion engine services deal with GE Aviation Emirates has signed a $16 billion OnPointSM solution agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the GE9X engines that will power the airline’s fleet of 150 Boeing […]

 
 

International and domestic traffic powers Middle East growth

International and domestic traffic powers Middle East growth

Some 2,500 new passenger and freighter aircraft required over the next 20 years Aviation growth in the Middle East has been so impressive; few regions of the world can match it. In the last decade, travel to from and within the region has quadrupled earning the region the title of […]

 
 

World’s fastest 3D-printed Drone unveiled at Dubai Airshow 2015

World’s fastest 3D-printed Drone unveiled at Dubai Airshow 2015

The Dubai Airshow has always been at the forefront of the aerospace industry, and the opening day of the 2015 edition was no different. The world’s fastest, largest and most complex 3D-printed drone was unveiled at Dubai Airshow today, forming the centrepiece of the region’s debut 3D Printshow. The jet-engine […]

 
 

Interview: How Sergey Petrossov revolutionized private jet business

Interview: How Sergey Petrossov revolutionized private jet business

JetSmarter is the Uber for Private Jets Sergey Petrossov, Chief Executive Officer and founder of JetSmarter, is one of those few people who are in the field of aviation but at the same time respect the importance of latest IT trends to fortify their business.  The Arabian Gazette managed to […]

 
 

Boeing to Establish Middle East Headquarters at Dubai South

Boeing to Establish Middle East Headquarters at Dubai South

The plan is to establish Boeing Middle East’s headquarters, a spare parts warehouse, a distribution facility and a maintenance training facility to service the region Boeing today announced at the Dubai Airshow a Memorandum of Agreement with Dubai South, outlining the company’s intention to establish its Middle East headquarters in the […]

 
 

Emirates Airline Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Emirates Airline Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Dubai’s flagship airline that started 30 years back with just two planes and $10 million is now named the world’s most valuable airline brand, with an estimated value of $6.6 billion Emirates Airlines celebrated its 30th anniversary on 25 October 2015. Commemorating the occasion, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al […]

 
 

Jennifer Aniston takes a jibe at US airlines in Emirates Ad

Jennifer Aniston takes a jibe at US airlines in Emirates Ad

USD 5mn deal gets Jennifer Aniston on Emirates in bathrobe! We had reported in August earlier this year about how Hollywood is eyeing the Middle Eastern airlines. Indeed, Emirates Airlines, based out of Dubai, has come out with a witty digital  and television advertisement starring Jennifer Aniston. The newly released […]

 
 

Infographic: Emirates Airline Boeing 777

Infographic: Emirates Airline Boeing 777

Emirates, the world’s largest operator of the Boeing 777, has celebrated the fleet completing over 859,000 flights while logging over 4,720,000 flight hours since its first delivery in 1996. On 3rd September, the airline and Boeing marked the 150th Emirates 777 delivery milestone, with a triple delivery of two Boeing […]

 
 

Jennifer Aniston for Emirates Airlines

Jennifer Aniston for Emirates Airlines

Wakey Wakey! Hollywood is eyeing all our airlines. Has Emirates has signed Jennifer Aniston as its brand ambassador?  Dubai-based Emirates airlines has apparently roped in Hollywood actor Jennifer Aniston to promote the airline in advertisements. Reportedly, Aniston has signed a USD5 million-deal with Emirates. News portals in New York have reports stated […]

 
 

Etihad gives a nod to Europe’s aviation policy

Etihad gives a nod to Europe’s aviation policy

 Etihad Airways urges the European Commission to embrace “bold, exciting and world-leading reforms” as part of the Strategic Aviation Package to overhaul Europe’s air transport industry     Airline lodges detailed submission to European Commission’s review of European air transport policy Says aviation is “global, not local”, and urges EC […]

 
 

Emirates Airline lists 913 million US dollar Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

Emirates Airline lists 913 million US dollar Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

Emirates Airline lists 913 million US dollar Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai • Listing underlines Dubai’s growth as global Capital of Islamic Economy • Nasdaq Dubai supports global visibility of airline’s Islamic capital-raising activities Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, today rang the […]

 
 

Hypocrisy in the air: Etihad Airways refutes subsidy allegations

Hypocrisy in the air: Etihad Airways refutes subsidy allegations

Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan refutes claims made by the Big Three carriers on open skies policy related to subsidies – CEO says campaign is little more than a regulatory attempt to further cement US Airlines’ oligopoly. – Big Three US carriers gained more than $70 billion in benefits from […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Launches Premium Twitter Channel

Etihad Airways Launches Premium Twitter Channel

Etihad Airways has launched an exclusive Twitter account to engage with Gold and Platinum members of its frequent flyer program – Etihad Guest, on the popular social media platform. The Etihad Premium Twitter channel provides a dedicated online touch-point for Etihad Guest Gold and Platinum members to gain access to a range […]

 
 

British Airways A380 now flies to the ‘City by the Bay’

British Airways A380 now flies to the ‘City by the Bay’

It’s California dreaming all the way to San Francisco thanks to British Airways’ new A380 that has started flying to the popular US city in the last few weeks. The ‘City by the Bay’ is the second destination in California after Los Angeles – and the third US destination following […]

 
 

Rolls-Royce gets jackpot order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce gets jackpot order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce has won its largest ever order, worth $9.2bn, to provide Trent 900 engines and TotalCare service support to Emirates. The engines will be used to power 50 Airbus A380s ordered at the Dubai Air Show in 2013, which will begin entering service in 2016. The deal, which is the […]

 
 

PhD in aviation: Meet the Etihad First Officer

PhD in aviation: Meet the Etihad First Officer

Shareef Al Romaithi, a 31 year-old Etihad Airways First Officer, has become the first Emirati to obtain a PhD in aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which also makes him the youngest and the eighth holder of this distinctive degree in the world. Shareef joined the UAE’s national carrier in 2007 as […]

 
 

VIDEO: World’s Busiest Airport gets a Surprise Visitor

VIDEO: World’s Busiest Airport gets a Surprise Visitor

See what happens when the world’s largest international airport gets a visit from the world’s least expected traveller! VIDEO: World’s busiest airport gets a surprise visitor SEE ALSO: 5 Cool Things to do at Dubai Airport [Photos] SEE ALSO: Ultimate Airport Dubai sneak preview [VIDEO] Join Pedro the penguin on his journey […]

 
 

MidEast carriers posts strongest annual traffic growth at 13% in 2014

MidEast carriers posts strongest annual traffic growth at 13% in 2014

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for the full year of 2014 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 5.9% compared to the full year of 2013. This 2014 performance was above the 10-year average growth rate of 5.6% and the 5.2% annual […]

 
 

Dubai International World’s Busiest Airport, with 70.45 million passengers in 2014

Dubai International World’s Busiest Airport, with 70.45 million passengers in 2014

Dubai International airport is now the world’s busiest airport, with over 70.45 million passengers traveling through Dubai in 2014 Dubai Airport expects 79 million passengers in 2015 Dubai Airports today released its year-end traffic report which confirm that Dubai International (DXB) is now world’s busiest airport. Full year passenger numbers totalled […]

 
 

Emirates ranked World’s Best Airline

Emirates ranked World’s Best Airline

Emirates airline has been ranked as the Best Airline in 2014, according to an annual study by eDreams, one of the largest e-commerce travel companies in Europe. The study, comprised of more than 90,000 customer reviews from all over the world, ranked airlines on various factors such as which aircraft […]

 
 

Drones disrupt Dubai Airport operations

Drones disrupt Dubai Airport operations

Air Traffic in Dubai halts for nearly hour due to use of UAV (Drones) in air space of planes, according to the official news agency WAM. Air traffic in Dubai came to standstill for 55 minutes from 3:00 to 3:55 today as a result of malpractices of some members of […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to fly double daily to Melbourne from August 2015

Etihad Airways to fly double daily to Melbourne from August 2015

Second daily non-stop Melbourne-Abu Dhabi flight from 1 August 2015 Only airline to offer double daily non-stop flights between Melbourne and UAE New service will increase connectivity to more than 50 markets worldwide Double daily service to 20 key destinations in the Middle East and Europe Doubling cargo capacity supports […]

 
 

Etihad Airways reveals new glamorous uniforms

Etihad Airways reveals new glamorous uniforms

NEW ETIHAD AIRWAYS UNIFORMS TAKE INFLIGHT COUTURE TO GLAMOROUS NEW HEIGHTS New age of style and glamour unveiled with the arrival of Etihad Airways’ latest Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 aircraft Captivating images of the beautiful new uniforms by award-winning photographer, Norman Jean Roy Etihad Airways today revealed its much […]

 
 

Falling oil prices bode well for airlines industry profits: IATA

Falling oil prices bode well for airlines industry profits: IATA

The recent slump in international oil prices has rejuvenated many financial sectors in various parts of the world and aviation industry is one of them. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced on Wednesday an outlook for improved industry profitability in its Economic Performance of the Air Transport Industry report. […]

 
 

Etihad Airways added 200,000 jobs in U.S. in a decade

Etihad Airways added 200,000 jobs in U.S. in a decade

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer Etihad Airways, has said that in over a decade, the Etihad Airways contributed more than 200,000 employment opportunities to the United States job market. The Etihad Airways CEO said in a statement issued on Tuesday that a decade of orders by Etihad Airways […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Upgrades Inflight Guest Experience

Etihad Airways Upgrades Inflight Guest Experience

Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways introduces new enhancements to inflight guest experience Luxury hotel-style reception service in First Class Cotton loungewear, mattress and turndown service in Business Class Revolutionary ergonomic pillow which converts into a neck pillow in Economy Class Etihad Airways has introduced innovative new inflight products and enhancements […]

 
 

Aviation’s big impact on Dubai’s economy

Aviation’s big impact on Dubai’s economy

Aviation to contribute $53.1 billion to Dubai’s economy, 37.5% to its GDP and will support over 750,000 jobs by 2020 According to the latest Oxford Economics Report, the aviation sector is all set to play an important role in shaping Dubai’s economy.  The aviation section contributed USD26.7 billion (27%) to […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to hire hundreds of Pilots, first batch from Alitalia

Etihad Airways to hire hundreds of Pilots, first batch from Alitalia

Etihad all set on expansion plans. Recruits 40 pilots from Alitalia. Etihad Airways, UAE’s national airlines has announced the recruitment of 40 pilots from Alitalia, the struggling national airline of Italy. Earlier, Etihad had announced a deal to acquire 49% stake in Alitalia. “Etihad Airways will hire hundreds of pilots […]

 
 

5 Cool Things to do at Dubai Airport [Photos]

5 Cool Things to do at Dubai Airport [Photos]

From a desert landing strip, to the world’s second busiest airport in a little more than 50 years – that’s what it makes Dubai Airport a stellar success. Dubai airport is now the world’s top two busiest airports for international passengers and is set to overtake London Heathrow by 2015. Dubai […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Partners Alliance Network Launched

Etihad Airways Partners Alliance Network Launched

The new alliance network puts itself in direct competition with the existing three largest passenger airline alliances: Star Alliance, SkyTeam, and Oneworld. ETIHAD AIRWAYS PARTNERS UNVEILED Enhanced network and frequent flyer benefits giving consumers more choice Common focus on service and quality Partnership opportunities for all airlines Etihad Airways today […]

 
 

Dubai Helishow 2014 dates announced

Dubai Helishow 2014 dates announced

Dubai Helishow – The One and Only Exhibition in the Middle East for the Helicopter Industry The dates for the Dubai Helishow 2014 will take place from the 4th to the 6th of November 2014, announced the organizers of the show, The Domus Group, an international exhibition specialist based in […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Launches New Arrivals Lounge in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Launches New Arrivals Lounge in Abu Dhabi

ETIHAD AIRWAYS LAUNCHES ARRIVALS LOUNGE IN ABU DHABI                                                                                                                                          ·         Airline celebrates milestone opening of first Arrivals Lounge ·         Exciting new ‘SHAVE by Etihad Airways’ concept introduced ·         Innovative 10-minute clothes steaming […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to launch six new routes in H1 2015

Etihad Airways to launch six new routes in H1 2015

ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO EXPAND GLOBAL REACH WITH SIX NEW DESTINATIONS IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2015 Network grows to 107 passenger and cargo destinations New services will increase coverage in Europe, Asia and Africa First non-stop flight launched between Abu Dhabi and Brisbane First Class cabin to be added on […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Partners With Google to Make Flight Search Easier

Etihad Airways Partners With Google to Make Flight Search Easier

Etihad Airways today announced that it has partnered with Google to make it more convenient for travellers to view the airline’s flight schedules and fares on the search engine’s flight search tool. Using Flight Search, travellers in the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and […]

 
 

Etihad Airways expands codeshare agreement with Jet Airways

Etihad Airways expands codeshare agreement with Jet Airways

Etihad Airways in major expansion of its codeshare agreement with Jet Airways, extending India’s domestic routes and international connections. The new expansion brings codesharing to a total of 71 routes. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced a major expansion of its codeshare agreement with […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to establish world class Flight Training College

Etihad Airways to establish world class Flight Training College

Etihad Airways to establish world class Flight Training College Etihad Airways announced today it is establishing the Etihad Flight College, a world-class flight training facility in the United Arab Emirates for Emirati and international cadet pilots. Etihad is following suit of Emirates Airline, which has established the Emirates Aviation University […]