Etihad Airways

UAE National Day: Etihad offers up to 50% discount on flights

The 50-hour sale will run from 10pm on November 29 and will end at midnight on December 1, 2021

Etihad Morocco

Etihad to suspend flights between Abu Dhabi and Morocco

The suspension will be effective starting November 30, for a period of two weeks

Covid-19: Emirates announces flight restrictions over Omicron concerns

The UAE, UK and Singapore have announced restrictions on travel from certain countries


Etihad opens new early check-in facility for passengers at Abu Dhabi airport

The service is available from November 25-December 31, and allows passengers to check-in up to 24 hours before their flight

Dubai’s Emirates signs codeshare agreement with airBaltic

The partnership will offer customers connectivity to/from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Finland

Saudia 3

Saudia to resume direct flights to Los Angeles and Manchester from Jeddah

Both direct nonstop routes, set to begin in December, will operate from Jeddah thrice weekly

Zanzibar airport

UAE’s dnata to provide services at Zanzibar airport

It involves an investment of over $7m and will reportedly create up to 400 direct local jobs

Dubai’s DXB to welcome 1.8 million passengers from Nov 25 until Dec 5

December 4 is expected to be the busiest day during this period

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers 50% off on flights to all destinations

The airline is doing so to commemorate the UAE’s Golden Jubilee anniversary

Dubai’s Emirates announces special fares ahead of National Day

The offer is valid for bookings made from November 18 until December 5, 2021, for travel until June 15, 2022

Boeing bounces back at Dubai Show with $9bn India deal

With the deal, Boeing gains ground in Dubai after Airbus announced more than 400 orders or outline deals

Emirates sustainable fuel

Dubai’s Emirates to conduct test flight with 100% sustainable fuel by 2022

Currently approved for use is a blend of petroleum-based Jet A or Jet A-1 fuel and a SAF component with a maximum blend limit of 50 per cent

Airbus wins 28-plane A320neo order from Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways

Jazeera already operates an all-Airbus fleet of original-generation A320s and eight A320neos

Dubai’s Emirates bolsters cargo capacity with $1bn investment

Emirates SkyCargo operated more than 27,800 flights on its passenger freighters and mini-freighters in the one year period from March 2020

Saudia weighs bumper jetliner order to reach 250-strong fleet

The carrier is targeting a fleet of 250 aircraft by 2030

Emirates plans to deploy up to 60 A380s by year-end – Sheikh Ahmed

The company is planning to deploy more of the wide-body aircraft as demand hikes

Dubai’s DXB handled 20.7 million passengers in the first 10 months of 2021

Its passenger volumes in the third quarter totalled 6.7 million

Airbus gets mega-order for 255 jets led by Wizz, Frontier

The deal for Airbus’s larger A321 model is valued at more than $30bn before typical industry discounts

Emirates Gulf Air

Dubai’s Emirates and Bahrain’s Gulf Air unveil codeshare plans

The MoU was signed on the first day of the Dubai Airshow 2021

Emirates fleet rethink could boost Airbus at Boeing’s expense

The carrier narrowed losses to $1.6bn in the first-half through September, with revenue up 81 per cent

Edge group unit wins Dhs11bn contract from UAE Air Force and Air Defence

Edge also launched new products within its portfolio of advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the Dubai Airshow on Sunday

Emirates to offer its A380 service on Dubai-Bangkok route

With the launch of the A380 service on November 28, Emirates will offer three daily services to passengers travelling to and from Bangkok

Dubai Airshow 2021

Dubai Airshow 2021 commences with over 370 new exhibitors

It is expected to host over 85,000 visitors this year and feature more than 175 of the world’s most advanced aircraft

CAE Defence and Security Interview

The role of technology in defence training across the Middle East

Militaries in the region must continue to embrace innovation and emerging technologies to train their soldiers, sailors and aviators says Thibaut Trancart, VP and MD, Europe and Middle East at CAE Defense & Security

Air Arabia

Air Arabia posts Q3 2021 net profit of Dhs209m

Air Arabia carried over 1.9 million passengers in the third quarter of this year from its five hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt

Emirates Dubai Airport

Dubai’s Emirates Group reports $1.6bn half-year net loss

The group’s revenue totaled Dhs24.7bn for the first six months of 2021-22

Emirates Garuda Indonesia

Dubai’s Emirates signs codeshare MoU with Garuda Indonesia

Subject to required regulatory approvals, the codeshare agreement is expected to come into effect from January 2022

Dubai’s Emirates to launch daily flights to Tel Aviv

The carrier has restored its Middle East network and currently flies to 12 cities across the region

Dubai Airshow

Israel Aerospace Industries confirms participation at Dubai Airshow 2021

The Israeli aerospace and defense company will be present at the airshow which will be held from November 14-18 at Dubai World Central

Dubai’s Emirates, TAP Air Portugal expand codeshare partnership

Emirates will place its code on TAP Air Portugal-operated flights to 19 additional destinations via Lisbon