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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...
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...
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 signs deal for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s worth US$21.4 billion Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units Emirates...
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...
Ultimate Airport – Dubai: A special 10 part documentary series featuring Dubai’s aviation sector with Dubai International airport at its centre, which will be aired across National Geographic Channel’s global network from September 5. Less than 55 years ago, Dubai...
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...
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...
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...
Etihad Airways has announced the launch of a new global brand advertising campaign that will soon storm the regional and international TV, print, outdoor, and digital media advertising space. Themed "The World Is Our Home, You Are Our Guest", this...
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...
Let's admit it, the in-flight safety instructions that we are repeatedly exposed to when flying an airline are pretty boring. Despite its obvious importance and relevancy, a good number of people do not pay any attention to the robotic acts of...
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...
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, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will...
  Experience the legendary Hong Kong Sevens with Cathay Pacific, the Official Airline and Title Sponsor, with a special package for this year’s premier World Rugby Sevens Series tournament It’s a must-experience event for sports fans all over the world. From...
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...
Amid the spectacular success stories of Etihad Airways, Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways in the Middle East aviation industry, the Bahrain Air debacle stands out. Last month, stakeholders in Bahrain Air made a final call to suspend airline operations...
Kinshasa joins flydubai’s growing network in Africa Dubai-based carrier to start operating daily flights to the Congolese capital from 15 April with an enroute stop in Entebbe Carrier grows network in Africa to 13 destinations in 10 countries Dubai-based flydubai has announced...
At one time, it was quite astonishing to hear about air travellers being able to contact their family and friends through phones installed in their seats. Especially as a kid, I always wondered how the planes could have a...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Global independent suggests more customer-focused approach in managing delays, cancellations and missed connections. Report recommends offering standard service approach to disruption, delivering ‘intelligent re-accommodation’ and better quality and more transparent communication with airline passengers. A major independent global study calls on...
Oman Air announced on Monday its passenger revenue increased 28% during the first five months of the year as more people travelled with the national flag carrier. The Muscat-based carrier, which serves 41 destinations, recorded a net passenger growth of 28%...
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 Duty Free’s has announced that its year-end sales figures hit a record Dhs5.9 billion (US$1.6 billion), representing a 10% increase over  2011. The announcement came on the same day Dubai International airport announced the first Emirates inaugural A380 flight...
Kuwait announced it will resume flights to Iraq later this month after a 21-year lapse between the two countries. Al Iraqiya TV channel quoted Ali Al Mu'min, Kuwait's Ambassador Iraq, as saying that Jazeera Airways will run flights to Iraq...
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...
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 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,...
Growth of GCC carriers beat global industry average. Growth of Middle Eastern aviation has surpassed the global average and this trend will persist backed by an array of growth tactics such as fleet expansion, with Emirates as the leader, according...
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...
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...
Bahraini government has warned parliament's rejection of a 664.3 million Bahraini dinar ($1.74 billion) payment to Gulf Air could ground the national carrier for good. Finance Minister Sheikh Ahmad Bin Mohammad Al Khalifa and Transportation Minister Kamal Ahmad urged leading...
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...
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...
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...
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...