Airline breaks ground with the construction of mobility inspired pavilionRich visitor experience planned around future of air travel Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and...
Etihad Airways announce ‘step-change in business strategy’ with the launch of Etihad Regional, in partnership with Swiss carrier Darwin Airline Branded operation to start following acquisition of 33.3 per cent stake in Swiss carrier Darwin Airline Etihad Regional to connect passengers...
Bombardier Vision Flight Deck world tour continues with Dubai Show debut UAE, Dubai, November 29 2012 – Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it will showcase three of its class-defining business jets at this year’s Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show at Dubai’s Al...
  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...
Rotana Jet continues Middle East expansion with flights to Bahrain, from Abu Dhabi. Twice-weekly flights connect Kingdom of Bahrain with Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen Airport. Rotana Jet today announced twice-weekly flights between Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport and the Kingdom of...
International Airlines Group, the super-airline formed by the merger of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, posted a pre-tax profit of ?39m (AED194m) for the first half, compared with a loss of ?419m (AED2.1bn) for the same period last year....
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...
Oman Air on Sunday announced it suffered from a loss of 110 million riyals ($285.71m) in 2011 due to spiralling fuel costs. The Omani national flag carrier said in an email statement that revenue for the year increased by 35% to 311.3...
Airbus is planning on dazzling the Paris Air Show, however Boeing is taking things slowly and its looking more long term. Boeing Co. is leaning toward a bigger version of the 787 Dreamliner as the U.S. company seeks to dominate...
Jazeera Airways, the largest carrier flying out of Kuwait tops in operational performance and continue to lead in market shares on all major routes it operates. The company secured a month-on-month lead in market share since July 2009 and...
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...
Airbus said it has bagged another order on Wednesday at the Farnborough Airshow, south of London, from CIT Group's aerospace division in a deal that has a list value of $2.3 billion. The European aircraft manufacturer will deliver 10 A330...
Qatar Airways has purchased 35% stake in the Luxembourg freight carrier, Cargolux. The deal, according to the airlines, marks the beginning of a strategic partnership between two companies. For Qatar Airways, the move has helped them with their expansion plans...
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 International airport passenger traffic in July reached 5,310,361, an increase of 6.1 percent compared to 5,006,155 during the corresponding month in 2012. Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world's second busiest airport for international passengers, rose 6.1 percent in...
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced today that traffic for Abu Dhabi International Airport during the month of November 2012 has increased by 10% compared to the same period in 2011, reaching 1,211,464 passengers. Aircraft movements increased by 7.9% reaching 10,711....
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%...
Virgin Atlantic piloting Google Glass and Sony Smartwatch technology - A pioneering singular technological employment by one of the world's leading aircraft operators sure to change the face of the global aviation sector If the Wright brothers revolutionised the domain...
Mubadala Aerospace, a division of Mubadala Development, announced Tuesday it has entered a $1 billion (AED3.67bn) contract for supplying critical components for 777 and 787 Dreamliner airplanes. The partnership makes Mubadala the Arab world's first direct supplier of composites to...
The Saudi Arabian Airlines, the kingdom?s national carrier has denied recent reports of recruiting three Bangladeshi pilots. If the reports are to be believed, the airlines have recruited pilots from Bangladesh and they were given English training in Dubai. The...
Kuwait’s government will spend $6bn to almost double the number of passengers its airport handles by the end of 2016, the head of the country’s aviation regulator said. Kuwait Civil Aviation President Fawaz Abdul-Aziz Al Farah told reporters in Dubai...
While every expert is of the opinion that Kingfisher Airlines is on the verge of collapse, Vijay Mallya is not going to give up that easily. Arabian Gazette has an information that Mallya already have a foreign airline partner. Only...
ABU DHABI – 17 December 2012 – Self-service check-in at Abu Dhabi International Airport is growing at a rapid pace according to the latest figures from the seventh SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey. The 2012 results found that...
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...
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...
Airports throughout the Gulf region managed to clinch the bulk of transportation contracts worth $2bn awarded during the first five months of 2012, a report said on Sunday. The new research suggested road construction stood second with contracts worth $1.6bn...
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...
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...
South Korea's Incheon International Airport has been crowned the World's Best Airport for 2012. The World Airport Awards were announced by SKYTRAX, a UK-based consultancy, which has the largest airline and airport review and ranking site. The World Airport Awards are...
Are we ready for commercial drone aircraft flying missions at home or to other countries? A billion+ people on Earth live in areas with limited road access, and without access to an airport, or seaport. A network of commercial drones could...
  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...
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...
Qatar Airways announced on Tuesday it is joining an alliance of airlines including American Airlines, British Airways and nine other carriers that coordinate routes and allow passengers to earn frequent flier miles on each other's flights. The agreement will help...
The launch of the Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF) in Dubai was announced by Reed Exhibitions today. GALF aspires to be one of the world's leading platforms where the global challenges that the industry faces and solutions needed to address...
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...
A German newspaper reported Air France-KLM is considering a partnership with UAE's national flag carrier Etihad that also includes a tie up with Air Berlin. Etihad recently acquired a 30% stake in Germany's second biggest carrier which is struggling to make profits. "A...
UAE and Bahrain have reached a new airspace agreement that will reduce the increasing congestion in the skies. The new M600 airways will be the new ?highway in the sky? for passenger airlines; this portrays the efforts? undertaken by...
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...
The Australian flagship airline Qantas resumed its flights on Monday after an Australian court ordered permanent settlement between the industry and union members. The prolonged dispute had brought down all the flights to a grinding halt and affected more...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday international air passenger traffic rose 3.5% in July year-on-year with Middle East airlines experiencing strong growth rate of 11.2% compared to the same month last year. The Middle Eastern airlines, home to...