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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways performs 42 ecoflights over five days

Etihad Airways’ ecoflights tested a range of operational efficiencies and technologies

Flydubai

Flydubai to operate flights to select destinations from Dubai World Central from May 9

Passengers travelling from DWC will enjoy complimentary parking at the airport

Museum of the future

Emirates unveils Dubai’s Museum of the Future livery on A380s

The airline will unveil the special livery on a total of 10 A380 aircraft, which will in turn fly to around 30 destinations over the coming year

Stellantis

Stellantis to buy Mercedes and BMW’s car-sharing venture

The acquisition comes a little over a year after the mega-merger between Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group

Emirates Bali

Dubai’s Emirates resumes flights to Bali

The resumption of services to Bali, comes with the easing of international travel restrictions, and ramping up of global operations

Emirates

Free Dubai Marina cruise for Emirates boarding pass holders this month

The airline has announced several new offers across retail, dining and tourist attractions in the emirate with the My Emirates Summer Pass

Flydubai

Flydubai adds Izmir to its network

With the addition of Izmir, flydubai’s network in Turkey will grow to four points, including Ankara, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Istanbul Airport

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King Khalid International Airport sees passenger traffic rebound in March

Duty-free sales at Saudi’s King Khalid International Airport climbed substantially in March, with a growth rate of 62 per cent compared to March 2019

RTA

Dubai announces free parking during Eid Al Fitr

The RTA has said that paid parking will resume in Dubai from Saturday, May 7

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to start new route to Manama

The new service represents the 22nd route for the carrier since the launch of its service from Abu Dhabi International Airport in July 2020

Dubai DXB

Around 1.9 million travellers to pass through Dubai’s DXB from Apr 29 until May 9

May 7 is expected to be the busiest day for Dubai International with passenger numbers surpassing the 200,000 mark

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Sharjah Airport records footfall of over 3 million passengers in Q1 2022

According to the airport authority, aircraft movement during the period also marked an increase in the number of flights by 89 per cent with 21,336 flights

Dubai Airports closure

Dubai Airports announces capacity shift to DWC during runway closure

Dubai World Central will re-open its guest experience and service touch points to ensure a smooth transition for passengers during the DXB’s runway closure

Etihad iFly

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways launches iFly corporate booking platform

Premium partners will be able to unlock exclusive discounts including extra baggage, bonus miles and priority check-in for all bookings

E-Scooter permits

RTA to open online applications for e-scooter permits in Dubai

The applicant should not be under the age of 16 and will need to undergo a training course on the RTA’s website

Emirates to add extra flights

Dubai’s Emirates to add extra flights, more seats across GCC, Middle East

Customers can purchase tickets on the carrier’s website, at its sales offices or via travel and online travel agents

air arabia gujarat

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to begin flights to Indian city in Gujarat

It represents the seventh city in India that Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will connect with direct services

Swvl

Swvl buys Turkish transit firm Volt Lines in latest deal spree

Volt Lines serves customers and corporate clients in Turkey with an alternative to public transportation and personal ride-hailing services

Etihad

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad reduces carbon footprint by 56% between 2018-2021

Etihad aims to reach net zero emissions by 2050

flydubai restarts flights to Ha’il and Tabuk

Budget carrier flydubai restarts flights to Saudi Arabia’s Ha’il and Tabuk

The resumption of these flights will take flydubai’s network in Saudi Arabia to ten destinations, including Dammam, Gassim, Jeddah, Taif and Riyadh

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi Mumbai

Low-cost carrier Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces new service to Mumbai

The carrier flies to Calicut, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi and Trivandrum, with Mumbai soon becoming its sixth destination in India

AIr Arabia

Air Arabia to resume flights to four cities in Saudi Arabia

The airline will start flying to the four destinations from April 28

DCT Abu Dhabi

Dubai’s Emirates increases flights to Algeria

The carrier will utilise its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft between Algiers and Dubai

Equiti metro station dubai

RTA rebrands Umm Al Sheif metro station in Dubai

It has granted Equiti Group naming rights of the station for the next 10 years

UAE’s flydubai resumes service to Gassim, Saudi Arabia

Budget carrier flydubai’s network in Saudi Arabia has now grown to eight destinations, including AlUla, Dammam, Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh, Taif and Yanbu

DEWA EV Green Chargers provide 8,800+ MWh of electricity to date

DEWA’s EV Green Charger network has expanded to over 325 charging stations across Dubai, serving 5,107 electric vehicles as of January 31

Dubai roads

Dubai’s RTA endorses five-year sustainability plan

The plan includes 20 projects across categories such as environmental leadership, community leadership and economic prosperity

Disruptive technologies reshaping the logistics industry

Soham Chokshi, CEO and co-founder of Shipsy, a logistics software solution provider, shares how technologies can enable companies to boost delivery productivity and optimise costs

Dubai’s Emirates to launch NFTs, experiences in metaverse

The first projects are underway, with launch anticipated in the coming months

Emirates launches platform to book bespoke Dubai, UAE itineraries

The carrier’s Dubai Experience platform is available in 19 countries