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...
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...
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...
Rotana's first international destination outside GCC -Srilankan expats and tourists targeted -Rotana to begin with three flights per week and increase it to six flights -Rotana also hopes to cater to South Indians via partnership with Sri Lankan airlines Beginning 9th April 2014,...
After the unveiling of Boeing’s new 777X jet last week, some of the largest Gulf airlines are set to book orders for the new plane amid hopes that the company would avoid the well-publicised problems of the 787 Dreamliner. The...
Emirates' special offers will take you places in 2018 Emirates is making it even more attractive for travellers to enjoy new destinations and experiences in 2018 with special discount prices. For a limited time, travellers can avail special offers on...
Oman Air on Sunday announced it suffered from a loss of 110 million riyals ($285.71m) in 2011 due to spiralling fuel costs. The Omani national flag carrier said in an email statement that revenue for the year increased by 35% to 311.3...
British Airways has just announced the perfect way for residents across the UAE to brighten up their January with the launch of their massive global special fares campaign. British Airways’ special fares offer runs across all its cabins through to January...
Dubai-based Emirates named the world's best airline brand When one travels aboard an aircraft, there are certain subtle and personalised services that one looks out to experience to make his travel interesting and exciting. Any airline that caters to all...
Emirates orders 36 Airbus A380s worth US$ 16 billion -MOU for 20 firm orders and 16 options signed today -Latest deal takes Emirates’ total Airbus A380 commitment to 178 aircraft units, underscoring the airline’s confidence in the programme Emirates, the world’s largest...
Jet Etihad deal encounters yet another problem with reports emerging about envoy intervention in the passing of the deal The strategic alliance between India’s leading airline operator Jet Airways and Abu Dhabi’s premier aircraft services, Etihad Airways was touted to...
Media reports show that the Qatar Airways chief has blamed a U.S. contractor for causing further delay towards completion of the Hamad International Airport (HIA). According to Dow Jones, Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, the San Francisco-based Bechtel...
  British Airways has started powering some of its long-haul aircraft with high-speed Wi-Fi, with its first three connected aircraft now in service. The airline will connect 118 of its long-haul aircraft over the next two years. Customers will be advised...
Mubadala Aerospace, a division of Mubadala Development, announced Tuesday it has entered a $1 billion (AED3.67bn) contract for supplying critical components for 777 and 787 Dreamliner airplanes. The partnership makes Mubadala the Arab world's first direct supplier of composites to...
Etihad today at Dubai Airshow announced deal with Boeing to buy up to 82 Wide-body aircraft worth US$ 25.2bn Etihad Airways today announced a firm order for 56 new Boeing wide-body aircraft, with options and purchase rights for a further...
  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...
European defence group insisted it is still in the running to sign a multi-billion dollar deal for fighter jets for the United Arab Emirates. The British ministers expressed their hope on Tuesday amid reports that France is close to clinching the...
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...
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...
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...

Air Battles

While Airbus and Boeing battle for jetliner orders, another battle is raging over the engines that power the planes. Some of the major players include Pratt & Whitney, General Electric Co, and Rolls Royce. Airlines purchase engines separately as each jetliner...
The first time I came to know about RAK Airways was when I was doing some research about the flag carriers of all seven emirates of the UAE. Etihad Airways is the flag carrier of Abu Dhabi, Emirates of...
The world’s airports are increasing their investment in information technology (IT) to approximately US$6 billion in 2013. This is according to the 2013 SITA/ACI/Airline Business Airport IT Trends Survey released today. Key highlights of the Airport IT Trends Survey Report Airport IT...