As of today, Emirates has launched a daily service to Copenhagen. The route will be catered by a 237-seat A 330-200 in a three class configuration and each flight can hold up to 17 tonnes of cargo. Taking flight The aircraft...
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...
Dubai International recorded its busiest first half in its history with 27.9 million passengers transiting through its three terminals between January and June this year, according to report issued on Monday. According to the traffic report compiled by airport operator...
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,...
Saudi Arabia announced it has plans to invest SAR200bn ($53.33bn) in aviation sector over the next five years, country's English daily reported. According to Arab News, the spending will be made to meet future demands of the Kingdom's ever-increasing air traffic...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Middle Eastern airlines by far witnessed the strongest traffic growth in September, with demand hitting 13.3% year-on-year. The region registered a growth rate of 17% in August due to seasonal impacts, including...
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...
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...
Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA) was founded in 1949 by eleven airlines: Air France, KLM, Sabena, Swissair, TWA, British European Airways Corporation (BEAC), British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), British South American Airways (BSAA), Swedish A.G.Aerotransport, Danish Det Danske...
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...
Traffic at the world's second busiest international airport surged 23.8 percent in August making it the busiest month in terms of passenger numbers in Dubai International's history, according to traffic report issued today by airport operator Dubai Airports. Key Highlights...
Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia have entered into a strategic partnership; which will allow both the airlines to sell tickets and seats on each other?s international and domestic flights. With this code sharing agreement; passengers may purchase a seat...
Dubai International Airport's passenger traffic increased 6% from a year earlier in July, with monthly traffic surpassing 5 million passengers for the first time, Dubai Airports said on Wednesday. The airport, one of the world's busiest, handled 5.01 million passengers in...
According to an Airbus forecast, Middle East requires over 1900 aircraft in the next 20 years with demand of aircraft worth around $336 billion between 2011 and 2030. ?Middle East remains one of the world?s most robust aviation regions and...
UAE’s RAK Airways announces Islamabad and Amman to be its first two destination launches in 2013. Earlier in the month, in a strategic press briefing Mr. Murabit Al Sawaf, President and CEO of RAK Airways stated that the airline...
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...
Paris Air Show seems to go from strength to strength each day. The highlight of the show was definitely the Skytrax Awards. Skytrax Skytrax guarantee total transparency across the World Airline Survey process, and the awards operate on a not-for-profit basis...
Dubai Helishow - The One and Only Exhibition in the Middle East for the Helicopter Industry The dates for the Dubai Helishow 2014 will take place from the 4th to the 6th of November 2014, announced the organizers of the...
Abu Dhabi's flagship carrier announced on Tuesday it has acquired a 4% stake in Virgin Australia Holdings in a stock market transaction, strengthening its stake in the Australian airline. Etihad said in a statement the stake was bought through market...
Two UAE based carriers, Etihad and Emirates have announced cuts in air fare, in a bid to ensure summer traffic is not affected. The fall in oil prices is cited as the reason for this initiative. Emirates, the Dubai-based...
New technology is widely used at airports to beef up security measures as a move to combat terrorism and enforce vigilance. Airport authorities worldwide are gearing up innovative tools and invaluable techniques to maintain the highest possible levels of...
  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...
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...
Abudhabi-based Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced it will commence operations to Mah? in the Republic of Seychelles on November 1, subject to government approval. Etihad will operate four return services per week from...
A Saudi newspaper reported that Dubai's carrier may no longer be interested in Saudi market because of the tough terms imposed by the Gulf Kingdom, the largest Arab economy and most lucrative regional market. According to a report published by Saudi...
-Middle East carriers’ demand soared 18.1% the strongest growth for any region -The Middle East carriers are benefitting from the strength of regional economies and solid growth in business-related premium travel The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic...
Qatar Airways launched on Tuesday an amazing three-day global sale to more than 100 destinations worldwide. Passengers from Doha and around the world can avail the special fares taking advantage of up to 25% off both Economy and Business...
Business jets are touted to be on the increase in sales for 2012 a leading global provider in avionics forecasted in its annual report.?Unit deliveries will rise 3 to 5 per cent in 2012 for models such as the...
Capacity constrains at?London?s Heathrow airport may be costing the UK economy as much as ?1.2 billion ($1.9 billion; AED 6.98 billion) a year in lost trade, according to a report commissioned by BAA. The UK is missing out on trade...
Days before a partnership with Emirates Airline comes into effect, Qantas has responded to growing concerns regarding passengers who may unknowingly violate local laws during a stop-over in Dubai. The Australian regulator is expected to approve the alliance between the...