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

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

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Airport Show 2021 in Dubai to be held in May as hybrid event

The physical version of the 20th edition of the B2B event will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre

Emirates Dubai Orlando Florida

Emirates to resume flights between Dubai and Orlando

Emirates will operate four-weekly services to Orlando from June 2, 2021

Adam Boukadida, Etihad CFO

Exclusive: Etihad’s CFO on restructuring, recovery from Covid crisis

Adam Boukadida is hopeful that air travel will pick up towards the end of 2021

Dubai’s Emirates operates inaugural flight to Terminal 1 at Jeddah airport

Terminal 1 at King Abdulaziz International Airport has the capacity of handling 30 million passengers a year

Dubai’s Emirates operates daily flights to Amman

The carrier will scale flights to 12 per week, starting May 9

Emirates Dubai Nigeria

Emirates indefinitely suspends all flights between Dubai and Nigeria

Customers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days are not permitted to board from any other point to the UAE

Dubai partners with Magzter to introduce world’s first ‘smart reading airport’

Customers have free access to over 7,000 titles

Kuwait aircraft lessor cuts purchases as virus weighs on travel

Alafco continues to divest aircraft that fall short of fuel efficiency and revenue criteria

sharjah airport e-books

Passengers in Sharjah Airport will soon have access to e-book library

Travellers can download the books on their devices, which will then be available for 21 days for them to read

Ban on entry of foreigners into Kuwait remains in effect – civil aviation authority

The ban was imposed by the country on February 7 as part of measures to curb the spike in the number of coronavirus cases

Saudi’s AlUla airport receives inaugural flynas flight from Riyadh

Flynas will operate two weekly flights between Riyadh and AlUla on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Dubai’s Emirates inks agreement with TAP Air Portugal to expand partnership

The expanded agreement will provide customers with booking, ticketing and travel benefits across 70 destinations on both airlines’ networks

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to launch new flights to central Asian country

Flights to the two cities in Kazakhstan are expected to commence from May 2021

Flydubai tirana

Flydubai to begin twice weekly flights to new destination in Europe

It is the first UAE-based airline to offer direct flights between Dubai and Tirana

Emirates Dubai

Emirates suspends flights between Dubai and Nigeria, South Africa

Those who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days are not allowed entry into the UAE, including connecting to onwards flights through Dubai

Dubai’s Emirates ramps up flights to Maldives, Seychelles

Starting March 28, the airline will offer customers 28 weekly flights to Male, and seven weekly flights to Mahe

Air Seychelles Dubai flights

Air Seychelles to begin weekly direct flights to Dubai this month

Travellers will not be required to quarantine upon arrival in Seychelles

Sharjah Airport

Sharjah Airport handled 4.2 million passengers in 2020, down 69%

Cargo traffic through the airport reached 99,600 tons, and the airport achieved an increase in the volume of non-scheduled flights by 635.9 per cent year-on-year

Dubai’s Emirates reveals special fares for spring 2021

The offer is valid for bookings from March 8-18, 2021, for travel until June 15, 2021

Etihad Abu Dhabi Covid-19

UAE’s Etihad extends global Covid-19 insurance until September 30, 2021

Passengers are covered for up to EUR150,000 of medical costs in case of a positive diagnosis 31 days from the date of travel

New Rolls-Royce electrical plane completes taxiing milestone

The first flight is planned for spring 2021 at a speed of more than 300mph.

Etihad

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad reports $1.7bn loss for 2020, passenger traffic down 76%

The airline reported $1.2bn in passenger revenues in 2020, down by 74 per cent from $4.8bn the previous year