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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways adds more flights to Seychelles

The airline will offer five weekly flights on the route from October 7

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Flydubai becomes first UAE carrier to fly direct to Ljubljana in Slovenia

The airline will now operate flights to 20 destinations across 17 countries in Europe

Expo 2020: Dubai’s RTA completes 15 infrastructure and road projects valued at Dhs15bn

Dubai Metro, public buses and taxis will offer connectivity to the Expo site

Dubai’s flydubai resumes operations to Prague, Zagreb

The carrier will operate up to five weekly flights to Prague and two weekly flights to Zagreb from September 23

Dubai’s Emirates to implement IATA Travel Pass across six continents

The roll-out of the digital health pass across all 120+ Emirates destinations is expected to be completed by October

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Emirates opens bookings for visits to its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

It will feature interactive multi-sensory interactions which will preview the future of commercial aviation

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Etihad Guest members can now earn and redeem miles on talabat transactions

Etihad Guest members can earn 1 mile for every Dhs3 spent when ordering food, groceries and other essentials on the talabat platform

Dubai Airshow 2021 will showcase the industry’s recovery and future growth

The event – the only global airshow to take place since 2019 – will introduce a dedicated hub for startups and provide more networking opportunities this year

Saudi’s GACA instructs airlines to verify vaccination status of residents pre-departure

The authority warned that those found violating the procedures will face legal action

Dubai Airports sees doubling of visitors in 2022 as curbs ease

Dubai is “very confident” that from October 4, the UAE will be included among countries not deemed by the UK as high-risk for coronavirus infections

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Arabian Travel Market confirms dates, theme for 2022 edition in Dubai

The in-person event will be held from May 8-11, 2022, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, while the virtual edition will be conducted the following week

Dubai’s Emirates to ramp up operations to US

Starting from October, the carrier will be operating 78 weekly flights to 12 destinations in the US

Flydubai to launch flights to Romania’s Cluj-Napoca in November

The route, which will be operated twice per week, was initially scheduled to begin in March

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Etihad offering flat 50% off on all tickets booked at pop up in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates

The discount is applicable across all classes at the pop up located on the lower ground floor of the mall from September 16-23

Dubai’s Emirates suspends Nigeria flights until September 30

Customers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days will not be permitted on any Emirates flights bound for Dubai

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Emirates recruiting 3,000 cabin crew as part of expansion drive at Dubai hub

It also plans to hire 500 airport services employees for its UAE operations

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Emirates resumes scheduled services between Dubai and Philippines

The airline will also operate special “Bayanihan” passenger flights to Manila this month

Dubai’s Emirates to introduce daily A380 service to Istanbul next month

The carrier is the world’s largest operator of A380s, with 118 currently in its fleet

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Air Arabia to launch new service from Sharjah to Uganda

The direct flights will be operated thrice weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Dubai’s Emirates launches virtual reality app in Oculus store

Customers can navigate through economy, business and first class cabins, explore their seats, as well as the onboard lounge and shower spa on the Emirates A380 using navigational hotspots

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Saudi updates rules for airline passengers arriving from non red-list countries

Those who are not vaccinated or have received only one dose will need to undergo institutional quarantine for five days

Pilot error, systemic failure likely caused Air India crash

The pilot failed to follow a standard “go-around” procedure that discontinues an approach to a potential unsafe landing

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Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad upgrades its Verified to Fly service

The service allows passengers to upload and check that they have all their relevant Covid-19 documentation in place prior to their flight

UAE’s Air Arabia to resume flights to Saudi Arabia

All passengers traveling to the kingdom are required to download the Tawakkalna mobile app

Kuwait Airways resumes direct flights to New York

Flights will be operated once a week between the two destinations

Dubai’s Emirates to resume services to Saudi Arabia, St Petersburg

The carrier has resumed passenger services to over 120 destinations

Dubai’s Emirates ramps up operations to South Africa

The airline will also restore its strategic South African Airways partnership from the end of September

Kuwait resumes commercial flights with India

Kuwait’s aviation authority has confirmed that five flights will operate per day between the two countries

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Emirates handled 1.2 million customers in Dubai across July-August

Last year, the airline handled roughly 402,000 passengers in Dubai over the same period

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Philippines to lift travel ban on 10 countries including UAE and Oman

The travel ban will be lifted on September 6, although foreign tourists are still not permitted to enter the country