Riyadh Air to support inclusion of Saudi nationals in aviation workforce (Image: Supplied by Riyadh Air)

Riyadh Air to support inclusion of Saudi nationals in aviation workforce

The agreement includes the activation of a female training programme specialised in the field of engineering and maintenance

UAE allows visa free travel for more than 80 countries IMage Getty

UAE visa update: More than 80 nationalities can enter UAE without prior visa

Citizens from 115 countries still have to obtain a visa before entering the UAE

AviLease buys StanChart’s aircraft leasing business

Saudi PIF’s AviLease to acquire StanChart’s aircraft leasing business

The jet lessor will acquire a portfolio of 100 narrowbody aircraft and become a servicer for another 22 jets

UK air traffic

UK air traffic control glitch resolved: Hundreds of flights delayed, cancelled

Thousands of domestic and international flight schedules have been disrupted as the UK air traffic was completely halted for three hours on Monday

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UK air traffic control hit by ‘technical fault’, network-wide delays expected

NATS confirmed that it had experienced a technical glitch which has impacted flights across the country

Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports plans mega-expansion as passenger traffic grows

The city’s main air hub increased its forecast for this year to 85 million passengers after a surge in arrivals pushed numbers to pre-Covid levels

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch new flight to city in Iran Image Air Arabia Abu Dhabi

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch new flight to this city in Iran

The service to Lar will commence on September 14

Flynas (Image: Supplied by flynas)

Flynas becomes first Saudi carrier to join United Nations Global Compact initiative

The United Nations Global Compact is a non-binding pact inviting businesses to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies

EMIRATES reports busy summer season - July to Aug 2023 Image Emirates

Dubai’s Emirates reports ‘very busy’ summer, says high demand to persist over winter

From June to August, the airline operated nearly 50,000 flights to and from 140 cities, carrying over 14 million passengers

Emirates ice (Image: Sourced from Emirates Media Centre)

Emirates IFE to launch special collection of 100 Warner Bros films

It is commemorating the centennial of the California-headquartered studio

Moscow airports suspend operations

Moscow airports resume flights after temporary suspension in operations

While the restrictions were in effect, two planes were redirected to alternate airports

DXB H1 traffic highlights- DA Runway Image Dubai Airports

Dubai: DXB passenger traffic surges 49.1% in H1’23; surpasses pre-pandemic levels

In Q2, passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport surged by 42.7 per cent year on year to reach 20.3 million

Qatar Airways to increases frequency to New York (Image: Sourced from Qatar Airways Newsroom)

Qatar Airways to increase frequency to New York

The airline will operate thrice-daily services from Doha to New York starting October 30

Air India announces 96-hour sale Image Aire India Twitter

Air India announces 96-hour sale, offers 30% discount on flight tickets

Discounted tickets are available for flights from India to Europe, the UK, South-East Asia and Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, with travel valid between September 15 to October 31

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This GCC airline is offering up to a 50% discount on tickets

Customers have to book tickets between August 17-30, with the validity for travel being between September to November

emirates flights

Emirates, Air Canada expand codeshare partnership to Montréal flights

The codeshare partnership between Emirates and Air Canada will allow travellers to enjoy seamless connections to various Canadian destinations

Emirates and Philippine Airlines strengthen interline partnership (Image: Supplied by Emirates)

Emirates and Philippine Airlines strengthen interline partnership

Emirates passengers can now access domestic points in the Philippine Airlines network via Cebu and Clark

Dubai Airport peak travel dates

Returning to Dubai Airport on Aug 26-27? Tips to clear passport control quickly

Dubai Airports is working closely with airlines, customs authorities, and service partners to ensure a seamless airport journey for guests

Emirates to ramp up flights to London Heathrow

Emirates to scale up London Heathrow flights

The national carrier currently serves London Heathrow with six daily A380 flights

Flynas (Image: Supplied by flynas)

Flynas signs sustainability agreement with Saudi Investment Recycling Company

The two entities will jointly explore opportunities to develop best practices and solutions for the airline’s recycling needs

Boeing 737

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise to acquire 64 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

The Boeing 737 MAX airplane family delivers enhanced efficiency, improved environmental performance and increased passenger comfort to the single-aisle market

Air Arabia’s quarterly profit soars 187% to Dhs459m

Air Arabia’s quarterly profit soars 187% to Dhs459m

The budget carrier flew more than 3.8 million passengers between April and June

Riyadh Air signs first sports sponsorship deal

Riyadh Air signs multi-year sponsorship deal with Atlético de Madrid

The partnership is the first sports sponsorship deal that Riyadh Air has signed since its official launch in March

Air India to feature new logo

Air India unveils new logo, livery under Tata Group

Fliers will see the new logo starting December 2023, when Air India’s first Airbus A350 enters the fleet

DCT Abu Dhabi

DCT Abu Dhabi, Air France-KLM partner to boost connectivity

The partnership expands Abu Dhabi’s global connectivity through daily flights to Paris

Etihad skydiving stunt

Behind the scenes: Etihad’s mid-air orchestra skydiving stunt, watch here

The stunt was released to celebrate the worldwide launch of Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

Dubai Customs prepare for return travellers

Dubai Customs increases services as vacation travellers return to UAE

The customs authority has increased the number of inspectors working on shifts, deployed scanners, and advocated for the use of its proprietary app

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways adds new destinations, more flights

The airline has also expanded options for passengers by offering more convenient departure times and increasing the frequency of flights to vital markets

Emirates cabin crew

Dubai: Emirates cabin crew numbers cross 20,000

The airline represents a diverse team of over 140 nationalities with 130 languages spoken

Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways, Delta Air Lines expand codeshare partnership

The partnership offers customers additional travel options within the US and increased flying opportunities within Africa