Emirates today celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Hamburg.Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive officiated the ceremony. He was...
Travelling with children on a plane can be a hassle for many parents. Be it a 3 hour flight or a 7 hour flight. Kids very often lose their cool. Parents often dread the idea of travelling on a...
The X-Lab will host an annual challenge at Area 2071 to rethink the transportation industry The Experimental Lab will host senior executives and experts from every facet of aviation industry The first challenge will be announced in November, with...
How does a global airline like Emirates cater to the needs of its over 55 million customers? Here's a neat infographic that gives you a glimpse into how Dubai's flagship airline is able to meet and exceed its customer's...
7 tips from Skycop.com: what to do if your flight is cancelled, delayed or overbooked and get deserving compensationMany of us have faced at least one of these very unpleasant situations when you are getting ready for a vacation...
Dubai's flagship airline Emirates Airline is also environmentally responsible airline by adopting energy efficiency initiativesDid you know it takes a crew of 15 staff about 12 hours to clean an A380 and about 9 hours to clean a Boeing...
Maldives participates in the Arabian Travel Market 2017Maldives 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,...
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,...
On the second day of Dubai Airshow 2015 Emirates signs US$16 billion engine services deal with GE AviationEmirates has signed a $16 billion OnPointSM solution agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the GE9X...
Some 2,500 new passenger and freighter aircraft required over the next 20 yearsAviation 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 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,...
JetSmarter is the Uber for Private JetsSergey 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...
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 regionBoeing today announced at the Dubai Airshow a Memorandum of Agreement with Dubai South, outlining the...
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 billionEmirates Airlines celebrated its 30th anniversary on 25 October...
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...
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...
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...
 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...
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 activitiesSheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 visitorSEE ALSO: 5 Cool Things to do at Dubai AirportSEE ALSO: Ultimate Airport Dubai sneak preview...
 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...
Dubai International airport is now the world's busiest airport, with over 70.45 million passengers traveling through Dubai in 2014Dubai Airport expects 79 million passengers in 2015Dubai Airports today released its year-end traffic report which confirm that Dubai International (DXB) is...
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...
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...
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...
NEW ETIHAD AIRWAYS UNIFORMS TAKE INFLIGHT COUTURE TO GLAMOROUS NEW HEIGHTSNew 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,...
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...
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...
Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways introduces new enhancements to inflight guest experienceLuxury 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 ClassEtihad Airways has...
Aviation to contribute $53.1 billion to Dubai’s economy, 37.5% to its GDP and will support over 750,000 jobs by 2020According to the latest Oxford Economics Report, the aviation sector is all set to play an important role in shaping...
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%...
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...
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 UNVEILEDEnhanced network and frequent flyer benefits giving consumers more choice Common focus on service and...
Dubai Helishow - The One and Only Exhibition in the Middle East for the Helicopter IndustryThe dates for the Dubai Helishow 2014 will take place from the 4th to the 6th of November 2014, announced the organizers of the...
ETIHAD AIRWAYS LAUNCHES ARRIVALS LOUNGE IN ABU DHABI                                                                                                                                         ·         Airline celebrates milestone opening of first Arrivals Lounge ·         Exciting new ‘SHAVE...