The US Federal Aviation Administration has given a go-ahead to Boeing Co for restarting test flights of the grounded 787 Dreamliner. Although the agencies are still interested in reviewing the approval process of batteries, the test flights will provide...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCCs) has granted an interim authorization to the Emirates Airline for its proposed partnership with Qantas. However, a final verdict regarding this matter is expected to be announced in March. The proposed alliance is...
Dubai International Airport sees Substantial Increase in Air Traffic Percentages to usher in the New Year Recession and increased fears of global economic meltdown may be cramping several economic sectors in various countries and metropolises across the world, but despite...
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...
Emirates airlines recorded a profit, 52 percent high, and has surpassed Lufthansa to become the leader among international airlines. The airline posts its 23rd consecutive year of profit with a performance of US$1.5bn (Dh5.5bn) till March 31. The carrier...
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...
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...
Airbus said on Wednesday it expects the UAE to emerge as the world’s third single biggest market for new aircraft deliveries with total orders worth $223.9 billion in next 20 years. China will top the world’s aircraft markets with new orders...
Emirates is investing in a wide-body jet fleet including 90 Airbus SAS A380 Super-jumbos worth $34bn at list prices and financing the planes isn't a concern as it's fully funded through July 2012. The Airbus A380 superjumbo jet is with...
Royal Jordanian announced on Monday it will reverse its decision to suspend operations to Munich as part of cost cutting measures. The route closure was set to take place on 19 April, and was part of the five destinations identified...
If you?re a rugby fan, imagine how great it would be to be present, live, in New Zealand to watch Australia take on the world in rugby? Emirates, one of the world?s leading airlines, is offering Australian rugby fans...
Statistics for commuter traffic for February, released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), showed a surge in the demand for the aviation transportation with a percentage increase of about 5.4 percent. This increase has been placed in context...
Book your big city shopping break this winter with British Airways The UK carrier is offering customers advice on how to make the most of their next visit to some of the biggest fashion hotspots in the world including...
Place:?Spain Story: Emirates, Real Madrid in sponsorship deal Emirates is joining a host of stars at Real Madrid by adding the revered Spanish football team to its impressive sponsorship portfolio. The deal, announced at a press conference on Friday at the Santiago...
Turkish Airlines named 2020 Five Star Global Airline at APEX Awards Offering the privilege of discovering 126 countries around the world to its passengers, Turkish Airlines was named a “2020 Five Star Global Airline”...
Middle East airlines are confident of making profit irrespective of the unrest in Bahrain, Yemen and Syria. According to data from IATA, airlines are likely to make broader growth in the coming months. This is generally reflected by other...
The funniest commercial airline safety video ever by Turkish Airlines in collaboration with LEGO Lights, camera, action! Turkish Airlines launches new inflight safety video in partnership with Warner Bros. and The LEGO Movie franchise. Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more...
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...
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...
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...
Emirates firms up US$8.8 billion order for 30 Boeing 787s at 2019 Dubai Airshow Takes total value of Emirates’ firm aircraft orders announced at the 2019 Dubai Airshow to US$ 24.8 billion Emirates, the world's largest international airline, today announced that...
China has banned its airlines from complying with the EU's carbon-emission system which has been introduced to curb air pollution.?In addition to that, Beijing has also barred air carriers from increasing the airfares and adding new schemes in the...
According to a traffic report issued by airport operator Dubai Airports, Dubai International's passenger traffic hit 32.6 million in the first six months of 2013. This figure has created a record as the airport is the busiest it has ever been. Dubai...
Low-cost airline capacity shows highest increase in Asia, followed by the Middle East, and takes huge leap in Eastern Europe Amadeus analysis on the first half of 2013 indicates Indonesia, India, Thailand and Malaysia collectively account for more than 50%...
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,...
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...
Air France-KLM denied it has plans to reduce its employee strength by 2,000 by the end of next year in a bid to save around 800 million euros annually over the next three years. The joint Dutch-French airline rejected a...
Air Arabia (PJSC), the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier, announced its financial results for the full year 2012, demonstrating steady growth and solid financial performance. For the full year ending December 31, 2012; Air Arabia...
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...
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...