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 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...
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...
Gulf Air, the Bahrain-based carrier, is undertaking drastic measures to restructure operations and cut jobs to revive competitiveness. The company’s plan to lay-off about 15 per cent of it's staff and close four more routes in January have annoyed...
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...
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...
Half-year results show that restructuring efforts at Gulf Air are bearing fruit as the struggling airline posts strong financial and operational performance. Led by the new Chairman Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Gulf Air has recorded its best first...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Kuwait announced it will launch an initial tender for construction of a second terminal at its international airport in coming weeks. Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said on Monday the project is worth around 700m to 800m Kuwaiti dinars ($2.5bn-$2.9bn). The state-run...
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...
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...
See what happens when the world’s largest international airport gets a visit from the world’s least expected traveller! VIDEO: World's busiest airport gets a surprise visitor SEE ALSO: 5 Cool Things to do at Dubai Airport SEE ALSO: Ultimate Airport Dubai sneak preview...
Kuwait airplane leasing company ALAFCO on Tuesday announced an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s valued at $1.9 billion at current list prices, at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow in southern England. Boeing also racked up a multi-billion dollar deal with GE Capital...
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,...
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...
NEW ETIHAD AIRWAYS UNIFORMS TAKE INFLIGHT COUTURE TO GLAMOROUS NEW HEIGHTS New age of style and glamour unveiled with the arrival of Etihad Airways’ latest Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 aircraft Captivating images of the beautiful new uniforms by award-winning photographer,...
Stunning 360-degree virtual tour of Emirates A380 now on Google 'Street View' launched as Emirates Airlines celebrates its 5th anniversary partnership with the AirBus A380. Never got a chance to fly on a A380 super jumbo? No problem, Google, which recently...
Etihad Airways has revealed its plans to expand its global reach by entering into partnerships with Chinese and American operators. In the coming years, Etihad plans double-digit growth on the back of higher passenger traffic in emerging markets, such as...
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...
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...
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...
  Flydubai, Dubai's innovative airline, has announced the launch of Flydubai Cargo in Russia, providing an affordable and convenient outbound cargo service to complement the existing inbound service. Flydubai operates regular flights from four Russian cities - Kazan, Samara, Ufa and...
Airbus Execs Say Company May Leave the UK in a 'Hard Brexit' Scenario The most obvious thing in the world has finally occurred and the only surprise is that it took so long! Yesterday, Airbus said it would “reconsider its footprint...
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...
Bombardier Aerospace confirmed on Monday it has signed an agreement with Midparc Investment S.A., a Moroccan property holding and management company, to purchase from them the land required for its new plant in the Midparc Casablanca Free Zone, in...