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Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes U.S. Customs and Border Protection delegation

Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes U.S. Customs and Border Protection delegation

Abu Dhabi Airports has hosted a visit by a senior delegation from the United States Customs and Border Protection ... Read More

Emirates airline orders 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jets in $8.8 billion deal

Emirates airline orders 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jets in $8.8 billion deal

Boeing and Emirates announced today they have finalized a purchase agreement for 30 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, valued at $8.8 ... Read More

Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight Airbus A220s

Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight Airbus A220s

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight Airbus A220-300 ... Read More

Saudi Arabia’s flynas orders 10 A321XLR jets at 2019 Dubai Airshow

Saudi Arabia’s flynas orders 10 A321XLR jets at 2019 Dubai Airshow

flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has signed a firm order for 10 A321XLRs at the 2019 Dubai Airshow. ... Read More

GECAS orders 32 Airbus aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2019

GECAS orders 32 Airbus aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2019

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm ... Read More

Jazeera Airways announces new flights between Kuwait and Al Ain, Abu Dhabi

Jazeera Airways announces new flights between Kuwait and Al Ain, Abu Dhabi

Starting on December 8, 2019, Kuwaiti travelers will be able to fly directly to Al Ain, Abu Dhabi on ... Read More

Boeing crashes do not benefit anyone, says Airbus, while pocketing billions in new orders

Boeing crashes do not benefit anyone, says Airbus, while pocketing billions in new orders

Emirates airline's order of 50 Airbus A350 aircraft worth $16 billion came as the first major deal, after a ... Read More

Delta Hotels by Marriott debuts in the Middle East with Dubai property

Delta Hotels by Marriott debuts in the Middle East with Dubai property

Delta Hotels by Marriott announced its debut in the Middle East and Africa with Delta Hotel by Marriott Jumeirah ... Read More

AerCap and EGYPTAIR sign lease on 2 additional Boeing 787-9 aircraft

AerCap and EGYPTAIR sign lease on 2 additional Boeing 787-9 aircraft

AerCap Holdings N.V. and EGYPTAIR today announced they have executed long-term operating leases for two Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Boeing unveil the ‘Etihad Greenliner’

Etihad Airways and Boeing unveil the ‘Etihad Greenliner’

Etihad Airways and Boeing today announced a first-of-its-kind ‘eco partnership’, in which a specially-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be ... Read More

Emirates Airline orders 50 Airbus A350XWB jets at Dubai Airshow 2019

Emirates Airline orders 50 Airbus A350XWB jets at Dubai Airshow 2019

Airbus and Emirates Airline have signed a purchase agreement for 50 A350-900s - Airbus’ newest generation widebody aircraft. The ... Read More

Air Peace orders 3 additional Embraer E195-E2 jets at Dubai Air Show

Air Peace orders 3 additional Embraer E195-E2 jets at Dubai Air Show

Embraer announced today, at the Dubai Air Show, that Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa's largest airline, has signed ... Read More

Regional aircraft parts depot in Dubai

Regional aircraft parts depot in Dubai

Voyageur Aviation Corp., a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR), and Segers Aviation SA, a Segers Group company, ... Read More

Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines announcement at Dubai Airshow

Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines announcement at Dubai Airshow

Boeing ] and Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) announced today at the 2019 Dubai Airshow that the carrier is expanding ... Read More

Etihad Airways refreshes loyalty program with rewards galore

Etihad Airways refreshes loyalty program with rewards galore

Etihad Guest’s top tier Platinum members will now benefit from a dedicated contact number for premium guest service agents ... Read More

Etihad Airways re-launched its guest loyalty program

Etihad Airways re-launched its guest loyalty program

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has re-launched its loyalty program, Etihad Guest. The redesigned and upgraded ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards GCC with Emirates Airlines

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards GCC with Emirates Airlines

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), in its ongoing marketing strategy to bring the exotic destination close to the GCC ... Read More

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary with 2,000,000 visitors

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary with 2,000,000 visitors

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary this month on the heels of several major achievements for the institution ... Read More

Etihad Engineering receives approval to 3D print aircraft parts at new 3D printing lab

Etihad Engineering receives approval to 3D print aircraft parts at new 3D printing lab

Etihad Engineering, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) division of Etihad Aviation Group, has collaborated with EOS and BigRep, both ... Read More

De Havilland Canada arrives in UAE for Dubai Airshow

De Havilland Canada arrives in UAE for Dubai Airshow

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) today announced its participation in the upcoming Dubai Airshow in ... Read More

IATA: Improving accessibility and inclusion in air travel

IATA: Improving accessibility and inclusion in air travel

Last week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) concluded its inaugural Global Accessibility Symposium, the first event of its ... Read More

Etihad and Pakistan International Airlines re-launch codeshare partnership

Etihad and Pakistan International Airlines re-launch codeshare partnership

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and the flag carrier of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), ... Read More

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates' first remote terminal with check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will provide seamless connections for cruise customers, by ... Read More

Etihad Airways ups Abu Dhabi-Riyadh frequency after Saudi Arabia opens up to tourists

Etihad Airways ups Abu Dhabi-Riyadh frequency after Saudi Arabia opens up to tourists

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the U.A.E., announced today an increase in the frequency of flight routes from ... Read More

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 17-21 November 2019, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, ... Read More

Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai

Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai

Air Partner plc announced the opening of its new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its offering ... Read More

Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

VPS Healthcare has chosen Etihad Airways as its preferred air transport provider for patients traveling from the Kingdom of ... Read More

Etihad Aviation Group names new Senior Vice President

Etihad Aviation Group names new Senior Vice President

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) announces the appointment of Duncan Bureau as Senior Vice President Global Sales and Distribution, who ... Read More

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India's low-cost airline SpiceJet has announced plans to set up its first international hub at Ras Al Khaimah International ... Read More

Emirates Group: AED 1.2 billion profit in first half of 2019-20 financial year

Emirates Group: AED 1.2 billion profit in first half of 2019-20 financial year

The Emirates Group today announced its half-year results for its 2019-20 financial year. Group revenue was AED 53.3 billion ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia partner to attract visitors to Malaysia

Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia partner to attract visitors to Malaysia

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced a partnership with Tourism Malaysia to attract ... Read More

Sharjah promotes top local tourist attractions at WTM London

Sharjah promotes top local tourist attractions at WTM London

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is at the World Travel Market (WTM) London for the 17th ... Read More

Alliance with Emirates to strengthen connectivity in Europe

Alliance with Emirates to strengthen connectivity in Europe

Vueling airline and International Airlines Group (IAG) announced a new interconnection agreement with the flag carrier of the United ... Read More

UAE and China capital airports working together

UAE and China capital airports working together

A newly-signed agreement between Abu Dhabi Airports and Beijing Daxing International Airport, will see the two sides share best ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah: US travelers discovering delights of ‘Gulf Tourism Capital’

Ras Al Khaimah: US travelers discovering delights of ‘Gulf Tourism Capital’

U.S. travelers are discovering the wonders of the Emirate recently named the "Gulf Tourism Capital," Ras Al Khaimah. In ... Read More

Etihad Airways promotes Abu Dhabi medical tourism

Etihad Airways promotes Abu Dhabi medical tourism

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have signed an agreement – the ... Read More