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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s inaugural flight touches down in Israel

The route between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi will operate thrice a week in April 2021

Revealed: Top 5 powerful Arabs in Kuwait

The highest ranked Arabs originating from Kuwait in Gulf Business’ annual Arab power list

Tesla with ‘no one’ driving crashes in Texas, killing two

One victim was found in the front passenger seat of a 2019 Model S and the other was in the rear

Flydubai to initiate two new seasonal routes to Turkey

The carrier’s network will grow to 78 destinations across 46 countries

Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project

Video: New Dubai-Sharjah road cuts travel time between the two emirates

The Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project cuts travel time between the Emirates Road and the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road from 25 minutes to 9 minutes

How e-scooters could be a key part of GCC’s transport mix

Micro-mobility is stepping up to serve as an essential tool for shorter distances

Dubai’s Emirates initiates trial of IATA Travel Pass

The trial is being conducted on select Emirates flights from Dubai to Barcelona and London Heathrow to Dubai

etihad

Air Seychelles in talks with Etihad Airways to end alliance

The Seychelles government is set to become the sole owner of the airline

Qatar Airways Jetblue

Qatar Airways enhances codeshare agreement with JetBlue for flights to US cities

It comes as a result of an expanded codeshare agreement reached with JetBlue

Uber UAE

Uber offers free rides for Covid-19 vaccinations at Mediclinic centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Its latest initiative is supported by Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority and Abu Dhabi’s Integrated Transport Centre

Tristar pulls Dubai IPO as investors push back on valuation

Tristar’s IPO was slated to be the second listing in three years on the Dubai Financial Market

Arabian Travel Market to host its 2021 edition as in-person event in Dubai

The event is scheduled to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre between May 16-19, 2021

Egypt seizes Suez Ship ‘Ever Given’ pending $900m compensation

The Suez Canal Authority has said compensation is needed to cover losses of transit fees

Emirates Dubai Hong Kong Dhaka

Dubai’s Emirates suspends flights to Hong Kong, Dhaka

Outbound Emirates flights from Hong Kong will still operate as per their schedule

Revealed: Top 5 powerful Arabs in the UAE

The highest ranking entries originating from the UAE in Gulf Business’ annual Arab power list 2021

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi initiates flights to three new destinations

They include two cities in Egypt and one in Europe

Emirates Sheraa

Emirates partners with Sharjah’s Sheraa to spur startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem

Emirates will offer discounted fares for attendees of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival and to startups relocating to the UAE through Sheraa’s initiatives

Boeing faces checks on hundreds of Max jets for electrical flaw

About 450 Max planes built since early 2019 could potentially require repairs

Dubai’s Emirates extends ticket validity, travel insurance for customers

The travel insurance for all passengers has been indefinitely extended beyond March 31, 2021

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers flights to Israel from Dhs99

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will operate its inaugural flight to Tel Aviv on April 18, 2021

Ford owners can order fuel from Cafu directly via the infotainment system

Customers can connect to their Cafu account via Bluetooth and through Android

Flydubai to resume flights to Asmara

Flights to Eritrea’s capital start from April 15

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways’ first scheduled flight touches down in Israel

On board the flight was a diplomatic and economic delegation representing the UAE

UAE’s Air Arabia to resume flights to Sarajevo

Starting May 7, 2021, Air Arabia, will operate three weekly flights from Sharjah to Sarajevo

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Welcomes Rossiya Airlines

Rossiya Airlines commences direct flights between Ras Al Khaimah and nine cities in Russia

It will connect Ras Al Khaimah to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Ufa and Rostov-on-Dov

Abu Dhabi updates ‘green list’ destinations, includes two new countries

The new list, which includes 14 destinations, will be in effect from April 5

Flydubai’s Boeing 737 Max aircraft to resume passenger services this week

Flydubai, which has a fleet of 14 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, said five jets have now received regulatory approval to rejoin its fleet

Suez Canal authorities say backlog of ships is now cleared

Overall, 422 vessels passed through since the tanker was freed on March 29

Construction of roads to the new Al Khail Avenue Mall to be completed soon – Dubai’s RTA

The roads and bridges leading to the mall will complete construction by the end of the first half of 2021

Saudi’s Haramain Railway begins operations after a year, ahead of Ramadan

The railway line’s services were suspended in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic