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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The UK retail giant WHSmith has announced its plans to open eight shops at the delayed New Doha International Airport (NDIA). It is expected that the retailer will occupy around 8,000 square feet of space at the new airport,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Emirates Airline plans to open a AED400 million (US$108.8m) flight training academy at Dubai World Central Airport as the carrier strives to meet its demands for pilots. The centre will have the capacity to train up to 400 students at...
  A new scheme has been introduced by Etihad Airways, providing travel benefits to employees of the Abu Dhabi government. The program was developed both by Etihad and Musanada (Abu Dhabi General Service Company). The partners will work hand in hand...
You are lucky if your name is Harry or Meghan (or even Megan) and flying British Airways on the big day! British Airways is adding some extra sparkle to customers’ journeys ahead of His Royal Highness Prince Harry’s marriage to...
Emirates Airlines, Dubai's flag carrier, has placed a massive order and commitment with Boeing company for airplanes worth $26 billion at the Dubai Air Show. The agreement includes firm orders for 50 Boeing 777 jetliners valued at $18 billion, and...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Bahrain Air, the Gulf kingdom’s private carrier, is engaged in "serious" talks with local competitor Gulf Air for a possible merger, an Arabic language newspaper quoted a senior airline official as saying. The Al Watan newspaper cited Bahrain Air Managing Director...
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...
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...
A US company has displayed a new prototype car at the New York International Auto show that is licensed not only to drive but also to fly. “This street legal aeroplane is the world’s first vehicle to have met both...
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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...
The success of the aviation industry in the Middle East is creating increased demands on an already extremely complex air traffic environment. The region has experienced incredible growth in air traffic over recent years. In fact Dubai has recently overtaken...
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...
Emirates has introduced Home Check-in, a new service which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai. The service is available for customers across all classes travelling on Emirates flights. The new service enables Emirates passengers...