British Airways has started powering some of its long-haul aircraft with high-speed Wi-Fi, with its first three connected aircraft now in service. The airline will connect 118 of its long-haul aircraft over the next two years. Customers will be advised...
Emirates will launch a new, five times a week, service from Dubai to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, starting on July 5, 2018. The new route will be operated with a two-class configured Boeing...
Skytrax awards quality rating for premium service and first-rate comfort Lufthansa has received five-star certification from British aviation consulting specialist, Skytrax, making it the first airline outside Asia for this achievement. The quality rating for premium service and first-rate comfort...
Emirates to launch non-stop Dubai-Newark service with a second daily flight from 1 June Highlights: -New York JFK services reduced from four daily, to three a day from 25 March -Daily services reinstated to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando from 25 March -Adjustments to...
Emirates orders 36 Airbus A380s worth US$ 16 billion -MOU for 20 firm orders and 16 options signed today -Latest deal takes Emirates’ total Airbus A380 commitment to 178 aircraft units, underscoring the airline’s confidence in the programme Emirates, the world’s largest...
The ultimate “upgrade” tip from the world’s best airline Emirates’ latest campaign says upgrade your airline, not just your seat Light-hearted series of videos show creative attempts at getting a seat upgrade. Emirates, the Best Airline in the World and Best Economy...
British Airways has just announced the perfect way for residents across the UAE to brighten up their January with the launch of their massive global special fares campaign. British Airways’ special fares offer runs across all its cabins through to January...
Emirates' special offers will take you places in 2018 Emirates is making it even more attractive for travellers to enjoy new destinations and experiences in 2018 with special discount prices. For a limited time, travellers can avail special offers on...
IBM today announced that it has signed a ten-year, approximately US$85 million managed services agreement with Emirates airline. The agreement will enable Emirates to focus its efforts on highly strategic initiatives, while IBM handles the day-to-day management of its IT...
Emirates and flydubai to offer travellers even more connections in 2018 -New codeshare destinations Krakow and Catania to be added -Partnership now covers 81 destinations, offering customers a breadth of travel options to, from, and via Dubai -Over 165,000 passengers have benefited...
British Airways has announced a multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller (long-haul economy cabin) catering, introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which provides more quantity and quality to both meals and great snacking options throughout the flight. The...
Emirates ends 2017 on a high note reaching fleet and product milestones Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is concluding another banner year of growth and innovation, marking significant milestones across its fleet, network, and product innovation initiatives, cementing its...
Enhanced airspace capacity, fuel savings and greener aviation form the key deliverables of the Air Space Restructuring Project (ARP) in the Emirate of Dubai Airlines to save USD 14.6 million in fuel consumption and reduce 90,401 metric tons in CO2...
The Hong Kong-based carrier has been named Favourite International Airline Premium Cabin at the prestigious Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards  Cathay Pacific has celebrated a further travel accolade after being named the Middle East’s Favourite International Airline...
British Airways has announced a massive sale offering British Airways Executive Club members the chance to travel the world for half the number of Avios usually required. RELATED: Top 8 Reasons To Visit London This Summer with British Airways Available for booking...
Book your big city shopping break this winter with British Airways The UK carrier is offering customers advice on how to make the most of their next visit to some of the biggest fashion hotspots in the world including...
Emirates’ new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with its game changing fully enclosed private suites in First Class, as well as refreshed Business and Economy Class cabins, has now entered service, to the delight of customers. The new Emirates cabins were...
Strata and Solvay Sign Final Agreement for UAE’s First Aerospace Materials Joint Venture to Supply Boeing 777X Partnership expands UAE’s industrial capabilities with high-tech carbon fiber prepreg manufacturing facility in Al Ain Agreement executed via first-of-its-kind blockchain technology Facility...
Emirates places US$15.1 billion order for 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners at 2017 Dubai Airshow Latest announcement for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, worth US$ 15.1 billion, takes Emirates’ total wide-body commitment with Boeing to 204 units Emirates’ Chairman and Chief...
Airshow for Airbus, all the way At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 12th to 16th November 2017, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services, from market-leading commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and space systems. The Airshow, which...
The Dubai Airshow 2017 is expected to be its biggest edition yet when it opens its doors at DWC, Dubai Airshow Site on Sunday. The Airshow, which was launched in 1986, represents one of the largest and most important aerospace...
Abu Dhabi's new upcoming iconic Midfield Terminal is on track to make a mark on the regional and international air transport map Abu Dhabi Airports announced that it has so far spent AED 12.5 billion or 66 percent of the...
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 compensation Many 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 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...
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,...
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 Aviation Emirates 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 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 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 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...
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...
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...
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...