The new daily flights connect Mumbai and Delhi with the UAE capital
21 July 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed GoAir’s launch of two new daily flights, the first between Mumbai International Airport (BOM) and Abu Dhabi, and the second to Delhi International Airport (DEL), further connecting the UAE capital to the two major Indian cities.
GoAir’s inaugural flights from Delhi, India’s capital and Mumbai, the financial capital of the world’s 6th largest economy to Abu Dhabi, was received with warmth and fanfare yesterday, as the Indian subcontinent remains one of the most popular destinations for travelers departing from Abu Dhabi.
Maarten De Groof, Chief Commercial Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “GoAir is one of our most promising new ......read more
ATPCO and SITA platform simplifies NDC adoption by enabling connectivity across the travel distribution ecosystem
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 July 2019: ATPCO and SITA today announced that Southwest Airlines® is the latest carrier to join NDC Exchange, a platform for NDC that enables content interoperability across the airline distribution ecosystem. By joining NDC Exchange, Southwest continues its journey to make its content more accessible to business travelers in a way that’s easy to use and hassle-free.
NDC Exchange is a community platform created by ATPCO and SITA that enables API connectivity between airlines and sellers using New Distribution Capability (NDC), an XML-based data transmission standard set by IATA. NDC Exchange enables NDC API format translation for any party (GDSs, travel ......read more
• World record breaking Etihad inflight chef Sanjay Thakur leads food education initiative to teach children and their carers how to source and prepare low cost meals
• UAE Ambassador to Nepal and Etihad Airways donate 10 double bunk beds
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 July 2019: Children of the Azizia Madrasa enjoyed a tasty morning as they learnt a fundamental skill to last them a lifetime, cooking healthy, nutritious meals using locally sourced, low cost ingredients.
Etihad Airways Inflight Chef Sanjay Thakur, famous for breaking the world record for creating the highest pop-up restaurant in the world at Everest Advanced High Camp last year, and President of the World Chef Association, Thomas Gugler, hosted the Abu Dhabi-led initiative to teach children the ......read more
• The training programme lasts for two weeks and includes training on various units and components of the US Segment of the International Space Station and conducting scientific research in cooperation with NASA
• Hazzaa AlMansoori in a press conference for NASA: We are ready for the task and are doing our best to make it a success through the high-level training we receive and the hard work we carry out with the crew
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi began a new training at NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC). The two-week programme includes training on various units and components of the US segment of the International Space Station (ISS), which includes the Japan Kibo laboratory and the Columbus ......read more
Montegrappa commemorates 50 years since the first moon landing with a limited edition collection of writing instruments inspired by the Saturn V rocket design.
One unique piece, commissioned for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, celebrates the UAE’s first manned mission to space this September. The pen will be on display in the Montegrappa boutique in Dubai Mall for the month of July.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 July 2019: On July 16, 1969, the United States launched Apollo 11 toward the moon with the goal of landing two astronaut explorers on the lunar surface four days later. This successful mission accomplished mankind’s dream of walking on another celestial body.
50 years on, inspired by this mission, in a licensed collaboration with National ......read more
Offer includes park entry, transport and F&B, at unbeatable prices
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is giving guests across the UAE the chance to plan a picnic with their friends and family at the park this summer with unmatched offers on selected dates.
Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in Bollywood Parks™ Dubai for just AED75, including unlimited access to rides and attractions, free transportation on select dates to and from appointed locations in Dubai and the neighbouring emirates, as well as a buffet at Studio Canteen, Mughal-e-Azam and Victoria Station restaurants.
Transport will be arranged across all the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 July 2019: Consistently striving to increase the overall travel comfort of its passengers, the national flag carrier of Turkey now offers new travel kits specially designed by Versace, one of the leading representatives of fashion world, and Mandarina Duck specialized in travel products.
Increasing its market share and number of passengers in the global aviation sector every year, Turkish Airlines has now started to welcome its business class passengers on intercontinental flights with the elegant and sophisticated designs of Versace sets as from July 2nd. Socks, earplug, sleep mask, warning stickers, Versace lip balm, hand lotion, facial mist and hairpin (in women's sets only) are all placed within the sets in order to meet passenger’ needs in this respect during their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 14 July 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), in cooperation with Emirates Post, launched a ‘Send to Space’ competition. The competition calls for sharing poems, short stories, and drawings to accompany Hazzaa AlMansoori on his mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on 25 September, to be broadcasted on-board. This comes within the framework of MBRSC’s efforts to involve community members in its initiatives and programmes, including the UAE Astronaut Programme.
MBRSC highlighted that the competition is open to all ages, nationalities, and people of determination. Participations will be accepted until Saturday, 27 July 2019, and the best submission will be selected from each category: poems, stories, drawings.
To participate in the ‘Send to Space’ competition, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 11 July 2019: Etihad Airways will resume flights between Abu Dhabi and Khartoum, Sudan, on Tuesday, 16 July.
Etihad Flight EY 632 will depart Abu Dhabi at 9.50am every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, arriving four hours later at 11.50am local time.
The return service, flight EY 633 will depart at 12.50pm, arriving in Abu Dhabi at 6.55pm.
The airline suspended flights to Khartoum on 9 June due to security concerns in the city.
The safety of guests and staff is the highest priority for Etihad Airways, and the decision to resume services follows a detailed review of safety and security.
11 July 2019: With great pleasure Turkish Airlines and Kuwait Airways are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership, which saw Kuwait national carrier’s code added to Turkish Airlines flights, and Turkey’s national carrier’s code added to Kuwait Airways flights operated between Kuwait and Istanbul/Sabiha Gokcen Airports. The Bilateral Codeshare Partnership will commence from 01st August 2019.
Both Airlines have endeavored a cordial commercial relationship since 1991, and since then both airlines have been reaping the rewards of such partnership. Turkish Airlines and Kuwait Airways’ cooperation further strengthened by signing renewed ‘Special Prorate Agreement’ in May 2019, and this codeshare agreement is now expected to take the partnership of two national flag ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 July 2019 – Emirates’ passengers bound for the US will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi, mobile service connectivity and Live TV broadcast, even when flying 40,000 feet over the North Pole and Arctic circle.
Emirates has led the world with inflight connectivity, with every aircraft connected for Wi-Fi, voice and SMS services. However on its flights to the US, which often travel over the polar region, passengers can find themselves without connectivity for up to 4 hours. This is due to the fact that most satellites that connect aircraft are geostationary, located over the equator, and aircraft antennae cannot see the satellite when in the far north, due to the earth’s curvature.
Emirates partner Inmarsat will soon solve this problem with the addition of two elliptical orbit satellites, thus providing ......read more
Earlier this week, the committee added six cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during their meeting in Baku
9th July, 2019: The historic city of Sheki, located at a short 5-hour drive from the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku, was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List of cultural sites during the 43rd session of the committee’s meeting. The opening ceremony of this year’s session was held on the 30th June in Baku marking the start of the committee’s work this year.
Sheki Khan’s Palace was granted “enhanced protection” status and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List in Need of Urgent Safeguarding on October 24, 2001 and has now been recognised by UNESCO heritage site.
Commenting on the addition, Florian Sengstschmid, CEO of Azerbaijan ......read more
UAE, Dubai 9- July 2019
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced the launch of the much awaited second edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit 2020, which will be held on 27-29 January under the theme "Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships".
The mega event will bring together more than 200 investors and 1,200 delegates including the world’s top leaders in the aviation sector, it will also see participants from selected government officials, aviation organizations, finance & insurance companies, aviation asset owners,
Aircraft operators & logistic service providers and legal consultants.
The Summit presents the most crucial projects and investment opportunities in the international civil aviation sector, which are the ......read more
Abu Dhabi Ports visits Abu Dhabi Airports’ Business Continuity and Risk Management team to discuss range of topics
06 July 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: A team from Abu Dhabi Ports has visited Abu Dhabi Airports to review best practices and share knowledge and experience. The meeting is the result of both entities’ continuous efforts to enhance their respective operations and ensure business continuity by engaging with their partners and stakeholders.
The team from Abu Dhabi Ports met with Abu Dhabi Airports’ Business Continuity and Risk Management team to discuss important topics including crisis management facilities, the process of developing strategic business continuity objectives, and budget allocation mechanisms.
Both parties also discussed procedures related to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 4.5% compared to the same month in 2018. This was in line with the revised April traffic growth of 4.4% and above the recent trough of 3.1% year-on-year growth recorded in March.
However, it remains below the 20-year average growth rate of around 5.5%. Capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) climbed by a modest 2.7% and load factor rose 1.4 percentage points to 81.5%, surpassing last year’s record load factor of 80.1%.
“Passenger demand growth has slowed compared to the past two years. This is in line with slumping global trade, rising trade tensions and weakening business ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the deployment of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled services to Shanghai by hosting a spectacular “Abu Dhabi Night" reception. The event took place at Bellagio Shanghai, a five-star hotel inspired by the Art Deco history of the city’s famous Bund and styled on a ‘modern interpretation of Shanghai’s past’. The occasion was attended by leading figures from the UAE and local government officials, diplomats, corporate partners, members of the travel industry and social influencers from the two countries.
To highlight the cosmopolitan nature of Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE, and to promote cultural fusion between Emirati ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: Emirates has announced that it will resume flights to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, from 08 July, 2019.
The daily service between Dubai and Khartoum, will once again provide both business and leisure travellers in Sudan, global connectivity through the airline’s network, particularly to destinations in the Middle East, West Asia, United States and the Far East, with one convenient flight connection at its Dubai hub. Key destinations for travellers from Sudan include Dubai and the GCC, Malaysia, China, United Kingdom and United States.
“After closely monitoring the situation in Sudan and conducting an exhaustive review of all operational factors, we have decided to resume our services to Khartoum. This will help support local business and increase ......read more
Porto becomes Emirates’ second destination in Portugal
New flight provides direct access to the north of Portugal for global travellers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: Emirates has launched its new four times weekly service to Porto, its second destination in Portugal. The new service provides travellers from across Emirates’ global network with a direct flight to the popular city in the north of the country.
The inaugural flight, EK197, touched down at the city’s international airport on Tuesday afternoon, marking the start of the airline’s first service to northern Portugal. The Emirates Boeing 777-200LR, in a two class cabin configuration featuring Emirates’ newest Business Class and Economy Class seats and interiors, was welcomed by Porto Airport with a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01 July 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi have completed their training at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) of the European Space Agency (ESA) in Cologne, Germany. The training focused on the European unit, Columbus, onboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Part of the training was attended by his Excellency Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director General of MBRSC, and Salem AlMarri, Assistant Director General for Scientific and Technical Affairs at MBRSC and Head of the UAE Astronaut Programme. This is part of the preparations for the first Emirati astronaut to travel to the ISS on 25 September aboard the Soyuz MS 15, and part of the overall training plan for the two Emirati ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01 July 2019: Turkish Airlines has announced that up to 30 new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft will join the airlines’ young and fast-growing fleet over the next four years, and each will feature the carrier’s bespoke, all-new Business Class Cabins. The Turkish national flag carrier had placed 25 firm + 5 optional orders in last year for the 787-9 Dreamliner, which will be gradually added to its expanding fleet – the youngest in the world – between 2019 and 2023.
Regarded as one of the most advanced aircraft for its fuel efficiency and range flexibility, the 787-9 Dreamliner will open new routes for Turkish Airlines, reinforcing its status as the carrier that flies to more countries than any other. The new aircraft will offer passengers refined ......read more
30 June, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has upgraded services on three key Asian routes this week, introducing larger aircraft to accommodate growing demand.
Flights between the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, and major two Chinese cities, Shanghai and Chengdu, have been upgraded with next-generation Boeing 787 Dreamliners, while the South Korean city of Seoul has been boosted from a Dreamliner to an Airbus A380 ‘super jumbo’.
“Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing air transport region in the world, and China is the fastest-growing individual market,” said Robin Kamark, Chief Commercial Officer of Etihad Airways.
“As we continue to modernise our aircraft fleet, and as we work with tourism partners to increase visitor numbers to Abu Dhabi, we are ......read more
Bentley Motors to mark imminent centenary at Festival of Speed
30 iconic Bentleys from across 100 years to form Centenary Concours
New Flying Spur and Bentayga Speed to make UK dynamic debuts
Four chapters of Bentley Motorsport to be celebrated
Continental GT, GT Convertible and Bentayga Speed to run on hillclimb
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 June 2019: Bentley Motors will continue the year-long celebrations of its centenary at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, through a programme of displays and dynamic cars that will bring 100 years of extraordinary history to life.
The centrepiece of Bentley’s presence will be the Centenary Concours, a 30-strong display of the most iconic models from the marque’s past and present which include one of the rarest and ......read more
• The creation of a multi-faith prayer room reflects the diversity and cohesiveness of Abu Dhabi’s community and promotes values of tolerance and respect
• Dr. Mugheer Al Khaili: The Department of Community Development aims to enhance Abu Dhabi’s position as an international hub for moderation and peaceful coexistence
Abu Dhabi, June 30, 2019: In celebration of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance, and in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Airports, the Department of Community Development (DCD) in Abu Dhabi has officially inaugurated the first multi-faith prayer room at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). The new prayer room provides passengers of all faiths with a quiet and reflective space located away from the main airport to gather and practice their faith.
The inauguration ......read more
• Snow Abu Dhabi set to open as part of the $1.2bn Reem Mall project in late 2020
• The 125,000 sq ft attraction will emulate an enchanted world spread across distinct zones
• 13 world-class rides and attractions set to deliver fantastic experiences for the whole family
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 30 June 2019: Blizzard’s Bazaar, Snowflake Garden and Flurries’ Mountain are just some of the unique attractions that will welcome visitors at Snow Abu Dhabi, when the attraction opens on Reem Island in late 2020.
The snow play park - set to become the world’s largest destination of its kind – is part of the leisure and entertainment projects being delivered by Al Farwaniya Property Developers, Majid Al Futtaim Ventures and Thinkwell at the $1.2bn Reem Mall ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 27 June 2019: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged state aviation safety regulators to continue to align on technical validation requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry into service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The announcement came at the conclusion of the second Boeing 737 MAX Summit organized by IATA.
“The Boeing 737 MAX tragedies weigh heavily on an industry that holds safety as its top priority. We trust the Federal Aviation Administration, in its role as the certifying regulator, to ensure the aircraft’s safe return to service. And we respect the duty of regulators around the world to make independent decisions on FAA’s recommendations,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO.
“At the same time, aviation ......read more
• Families can enjoy an entire brick-tastic summer at LEGOLAND Dubai and LEGOLAND Water Park with a special ‘Summer Play Pass’, for just the price of a 1 Day Pass
• 90 Days of Summer to feature a variety of daily indoor activities at a summer-themed MINILAND including LEGO® Bingo and a giant LEGOLAND-themed Snakes & Ladders
Dubai, United Arab ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01 June 2019: Cricket fans, get ready for some serious cricket fever June 9th onwards as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 gets underway at Rock On cafe in BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region.
Fans can cheer their top ......read more
Airline to launch double daily A380 flights showcasing flagship aircraft in Oman
Muscat A380 services will be shortest in Emirates’ network
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 May 2019: Emirates is gearing up for a big summer in Muscat with the deployment of double daily A380 flights from 1 July. The airline will operate the A380 on EK 862/863 and EK864/865 to and ......read more
29 May 2019 (Dubai, UAE) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% compared to April 2018. April capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 3.6%, and load factor climbed 0.6 percentage point to 82.8%, which was a record for the month of ......read more
Guests can enjoy the latest Bollywood release Bharat, live entertainment acts, and attractive offers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 29, 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is hosting a family-friendly Eid celebration, which will kick off with the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 29, 2019: Airbus has launched a global campaign celebrating the company’s 50 year anniversary, showcasing key moments of pioneering progress throughout the past five decades.
The campaign begins today by marking 50 years since the French Minister of Transport, Jean Chamant and the German Minister of Economic Affairs, Karl Schiller, signed an ......read more
For just AED 39, guests can enjoy access to thrilling rides, shows and more
Dubai, 28 May 2019: Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, on the occasion of the 121st Philippine Independence Day is welcoming Filipino residents for four days of non-stop entertainment from June 12th to 15th. Guests will be able to access three theme parks at an ......read more
Airline creates “Stadium in the Sky” screening 2019 UEFA Europa League Final and Champions League Final live on Sport 24 at 40,000 feet
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 28, 2019: Emirates flights with Live TV will screen the UEFA Europa League Final on May 29 and the UEFA Champions League Final on June 1 live on the dedicated in flight sports channel, Sport 24. With ......read more
New daily Etihad flights to take place during the last ten days of Ramadan, facilitating travel to Saudi Arabia for the performance of Umrah
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019: Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, designed to facilitate ......read more
Unique programme of benefits including immediate upgrade to Etihad Guest Silver status and tailored airport offers
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019: The Ministry of Community Development and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch the Etihad Senior Emiratis Basma Programme, which offers ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019: With the completion of “Great Move” to its brand new home base, Istanbul Airport, one of the most significant cornerstones of the Turkish aviation history, Turkish Airlines will open five passenger lounges available for Business Class, Miles & Smiles Elite Plus & Elite, Star Alliance Gold and Corporate Club ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019: Dubai welcomes an average of 7.5 million travelers every month. However, the city broke this record three times by welcoming over 8.3 million in one month.
Travel involves so much more than just transporting a passenger from one place to another. Airports are now thought of as 'small cities', and must provide a safe and efficient ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2019: DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Stuttgart-based DC Aviation GmbH and Dubai-based Al-Futtaim, has attained the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 accreditation for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) located at Dubai South.
IS-BAH is the global industry standard on safety management and risk ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, to enable its Technical Operations team to improve the efficiency of its maintenance engineers and technicians.
With Toolbox Mobile Library, the airline’s engineers now ......read more
Abu Dhabi Airports installs kids play areas and baby changing rooms at AUH
13 May 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: In preparation for the busy summer travel season, Abu Dhabi Airports has opened two new kids play areas and five conveniently located baby changing rooms at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), further enhancing its services to better accommodate families traveling ......read more
UAE national airline demonstrates commitment to Abu Dhabi’s second largest city with 10 scheduled services
May 09, 2019 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways will operate a daily scheduled flight between the oasis city of Al Ain in the UAE and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the last ten days of Ramadan. The airline will operate the flights from ......read more
May 09, 2019 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today launched scheduled freighter flights from its hub in Abu Dhabi to Singapore’s Changi International Airport. The weekly flights will continue to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, before returning to Abu Dhabi, reinforcing Etihad’s commitment to serve key ......read more
Group records 31st consecutive year of profit of AED 2.3 billion (US$ 631 million)
Strong business growth leading to a record revenue of more than AED 109 billion (US$ 29.8 billion)
Solid cash balance of AED 22.2 billion (US$ 6.0 billion)
Declares a dividend of AED 500 million (US$ 136 million) to the Investment Corporation of Dubai.
Emirates reports a profit of AED 871 ......read more
Promising a Holy Month to remember filled with family fun and delicious Iftar
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8th May 2019: With the month of Ramadan in full swing, Yas Island’s theme parks are sure to delight guests with a series of unmissable offers at all three award-winning theme parks including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 08, 2019: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased 0.1% in March 2019, compared to the same period in 2018.
While this is a significant improvement on the 4.9% contraction in February, in seasonally adjusted terms, ......read more
Dubai, 7 May 2019: Azerbaijan is currently on the cusp of a tourism boom as it welcomed a record number of in-bound visitors spending more than US$ 2 billion in 2018, making it one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world. To ensure convenience to travellers, the Caucuses country has launched several innovative reforms such as the new simplified electronic visa procedure. Since ......read more
2019 will see Turkish Airlines expand its extensive flight network with the introduction of 13 new routes including Sharjah and Marrakech which started operations in early April
Turkey’s national carrier served a total of 1.58 million passengers in the Middle East during Q1 2019, rising by 2.5 percent since the same period in 2018
The airline also carried a total of 41.698 tons ......read more
Dubai - UAE, 7 May 2019 – dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, and Lufthansa Group continue to expand their partnership in the United States. dnata has been selected to provide ramp, secure clean and passenger handling services to Lufthansa at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and now serves the airline group, including Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian ......read more
May 07, 2019 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the Cargo and Logistics Services arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today reveals a new Global Customer program and a rebranded cargo loyalty scheme named “PayloadRewards”.
Launched in 2013 as one of the first dedicated loyalty programs for air cargo customers, Etihad Cargo’s revamped PayloadRewards is today ......read more
In a video posted on Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)’s social media platforms, AlMansoori and AlNeyadi are seen in a Soyuz mockup mini bathtub
Dubai, UAE, 6th May 2019: A team of specialised engineers from the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos designed two custom Soyuz MS-15 seats for Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi, following the official announcement of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 06, 2019: Etihad Cargo, the Cargo and Logistics Services arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today reveals a new Global Customer program and a rebranded cargo loyalty scheme named “PayloadRewards”.
Launched in 2013 as one of the first dedicated loyalty programs for air cargo customers, Etihad Cargo’s revamped PayloadRewards is today ......read more
Flagship Abu Dhabi – London route will be served up to five times daily
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 05, 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will boost its services from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow during the busy summer period. The additional flights will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, supplementing the current three daily ......read more
Saeed Salem AlSuwaidi: “The choice demonstrates our strong partnership with Etihad Rail and confidence in our local and international expertise, as well as the high degrees of competence and responsibility of our national talent
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 04 May 2019: Etihad Rail DB, the joint venture company between Etihad Rail, the developer of the UAE’s national railway network ......read more
May 02, 2019 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Building on the success of its current daily service between the capitals of the UAE and Russia, Etihad Airways has announced a new second daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, which will operate seasonally between 27 October and 10 May 2020.
The additional flight, operated by an Airbus A320, will provide ......read more
Day 3 of the Arabian Travel Market 2019 ended with tremendous success, as expected the day 3 also attracted innumerable travel enthusiast's from the globe to the largest and most awaited yearly event for the travel and tourism industry. ATM 2019 seems promising and would see huge crowd on it's last day tomorrow.
Global Innovations, one of the exhibitors for the Travel Technology ......read more
New flight display screens implemented as the airport’s summer schedule is launched
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 01 May 2019 – Malta International Airport have installed modern flight information display screens throughout the terminals as part of the airport’s recent investment in further improving the passenger experience throughout the ......read more
Leveraging a network of assets and people, UPS flexes its global smart logistics network to maintain record service levels during DXB runway closure.
Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2019: UPS (NYSE: ) announces a temporary new route for its largest aircraft - the Boeing 747-8F freighter that landed for the first time today in Dubai World Central airport (DWC). With the strategic ......read more
Over 80 % airport passengers had auto-preclearance in 2018
Drones among biggest modern challenges to the airports
No ‘one size fits all’ solution for airport privatisation
Dubai, April 30, 2018: Dubai International, the world’s number one airport for international travellers for the past five years, has 128 Smart Gates which helped millions of passengers clear the ......read more
• Successfully completing the ‘Great Move’ to its new hub, Istanbul Airport, Turkish Airlines has upgraded its lounges to offer an enhanced travel experience
• The modern facilities play an important role in Turkish Airlines’ future growth by setting benchmarks in luxury customer service
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 30, 2019: Following the ......read more
Tourism related sectors expected to generate 3.3 per cent of KSA GDP in 2019
Hospitality, leisure and entertainment will play a major role in realising Saudi Vision 2030, according to panellists at Arabian Travel Market 2019
Total number of Saudi Arabia’s domestic and inbound trips projected to rise to 93.8 million by 2023
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2019: Tourism will play a ......read more
April 30, 2019: The Arabian Travel Market 2019 embarked with tremendous success on its second day. It attracted innumerable travel enthusiasts from different regions of the world to this largest and most awaited yearly event for the travel and tourism industry. ATM 2019 is gaining traction each day with an increased in number of visitors each day.
Global Innovations, one of the ......read more
April 28 2019: Travel trade professionals from across the globe arrived in Dubai to witness the region’s leading travel industry event "Arabian Travel market 2019" which kicked off successfully.
ATM 2019’s first business day engagements showed promising outcomes with travel trade professionals who showed a renewed interest in Global Innovations, one of the ......read more
Dubai, April 29, 2019: Sustainability, affordability, efficiency, and intramodal are key principals for the growth of the travel industry for decades to come.
This was stated by Paul Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Airports Corporation while delivering a keynote address titled: “The Future of Aviation Infrastructure” at the CAPA Middle East & Africa ......read more
More than 40 airlines and 300 delegates attending first exhibition at ATM 2019
Aviation industry to debate manufacturer, airport, airline and regulatory issues at two-day conference
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) conference which gets underway ......read more
World’s largest airport show has 375 exhibitors from 60 countries, 211 Hosted Buyers from 30 nations, 60 top global companies
DWC set to handle 240 million passengers with personalised experience in the future: Paul Griffiths
Dubai, April 29, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and ......read more
Travellers from the UAE and Saudi Arabia are the highest spenders from the region
UAE, Dubai, 29 April 2019: The cuisine, art, fashion and landscapes of Italy are attracting more visitors from the Middle East in recent years, with figures released today showing visitor numbers increased by 21.97% in 2017 compared to 2016, a rise from 157,000 to nearly 200,000 ......read more
Arabian Travel Market, Dubai
28th April – 1st May, 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 29, 2019 : The Ministry of Tourism under the “Incredible India” banner is participating at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Dubai 2019 to showcase India as a preferred destination for tourism and to provide a platform for the tourism stakeholders to showcase the ......read more
• His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, inaugurates ATM 2019
• Middle East’s largest travel and tourism event to explore how innovative tech can improve operations
April 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ......read more
The new product, TassPro, will be an exceptional point of sale solution for travel agencies
Global Innovations, with its state-of-the-art IT services, is all set to participate in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019. The ATM is a leading international event focused on the travel and tourism industry. Envisaged with a goal, Global Innovations is dedicated to serve with strategy-inspired Travel ......read more
More than 2,500 exhibitors and 40,000 industry professionals from 150 countries will explore how innovation can transform tourism at the largest travel industry event in the Middle East
Dubai, UAE, April 27, 2019: Hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in Dubai tomorrow (Sunday, 28 April) for the opening of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, the largest ......read more
Improvement reflects benefit of tracking bags as they are loaded onto the aircraft
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 April 2019: Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally. The SITA 2019 Baggage IT Insights – officially launched at an event in Abu Dhabi International Airport today – ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 23 April 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is the first airline in the region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board, in a bid to raise awareness of the effects of plastic pollution. Flight EY484 landed in Brisbane on 22 April – Earth Day.
The milestone flight is part of ......read more
Turkish Airlines’ successful air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo managed to increase its cargo tonnage by 9.6 percent in February despite the shrinking in the global air cargo sector. The air freight company steadily continues towards its goal of becoming one of the top five of the world’s air cargo brands.
Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2019: Continuing its growth during the ......read more
Airport Show expecting 211 Hosted Buyers from 30 countries
Airport Security ME expecting 46 Hosted Buyers from 17 countries
Air Traffic Control expecting 32 Hosted Buyers from 16 countries
42 new international exhibitors to tap MENASA region
Airport Show to have 375 exhibitors from 60 countries
Dubai, April 22, 2019: The 19th edition of the world’s largest ......read more
A380 service effective from 21 April
Riyadh to become 51st destination on Emirates A380 network
Dubai, UAE, 18 April 2019: Emirates will be providing more options and choice for its customers in Riyadh with the introduction of the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to the capital city, effective 21 April 2019. Riyadh will be the 51st destination to join the Emirates A380 ......read more