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Saudi Flynas

Saudi low cost carrier Flynas eyes expansion with overseas units

The airline said it would seek so-called Air Operator Certificates in two unidentified countries as it looks to double the scale of its operations

Flydubai to launch daily flights to St Petersburg

Flydubai to launch daily flights to St Petersburg

The carrier has grown its network to 114 destinations

Air Arabia Sudan

UAE’s Air Arabia, DAL Group announce JV to launch airline in Sudan

Air Arabia Sudan will be based in Khartoum International Airport

Cathay Pacific warns of ‘several’ more flight cancellations in January

The pandemic and the government’s strict rules on quarantine have forced the airline to dramatically pare back services

Dubai’s Emirates launches virtual reality app in Oculus store

Customers can navigate through economy, business and first class cabins, explore their seats, as well as the onboard lounge and shower spa on the Emirates A380 using navigational hotspots

Dubai Emirates SME

Emirates to resume flights to seven cities in July, aims to reach 90% of pre-pandemic network

During the summer, the airline plans to activate over 30 of its A380s to meet additional demand

Flydubai becomes first airline to partner with UAE’s contact tracing Alhosn app

Flydubai passengers can now use the Alhosn app at check-in without having to present a printed copy of their negative PCR test result when travelling from Dubai

Emirates insiders among potential successors to Tim Clark

Clark, 71, was originally set to retire in June 2020, but stayed on to help guide Emirates through the coronavirus pandemic

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi initiates flights to three new destinations

They include two cities in Egypt and one in Europe

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

The travel insurance for all passengers has been indefinitely extended beyond March 31, 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 rolls out vaccination programme for its staff

The company will offer the Pfizer-BioNTech and Sinopharm vaccines to employees based in the UAE

New low-cost carrier Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers Dhs1 fares as it prepares to begin operations

The ultra low fare will be for 2,021 tickets for select flights between Abu Dhabi and the Greek cities of Athens and Thessaloniki

Covid-19 impact: How has the pandemic reset travel for months to come?

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered the course of the travel industry. What are travellers looking for?

Israir Dubai

Video: Israeli airline Israir’s inaugural flight lands in Dubai

The airline will now operate up to 14 weekly flights using its Airbus A320 aircraft between Tel Aviv and Dubai

Dubai’s Emirates Group reports first half-year loss in over 30 years

Emirates carried 1.5 million passengers between April 1 and September 30, 2020, down 95 per cent from the same period last year

Saudia 3

Saudia to resume flights to 13 more destinations in Nov, including cities in India

The additional routes will increase Saudia’s total number of international destinations to 33

Saudia flight

Saudia resumes flights to 20 international destinations

The Saudi airline restarted international flights on September 15 after six-months of Covid-19 restrictions

Dubai’s Emirates to resume operations to Muscat, Entebbe from October

The airline’s global network will grow to 94 cities next month

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger operations to two more cities in October

The airline’s passenger network will scale to 89 destinations in October

Dubai’s Emirates resumes A380 service to Moscow

Emirates currently serves five cities utilising its A380 aircraft, including Cairo Paris, London Heathrow, Guangzhou and Toronto

Dubai carrier Emirates offers year-long travel incentives to students and families

Student travellers can enjoy special discounts on economy and business class fares, additional baggage and a free date change of their booking

Dubai carrier Emirates to restart passenger operations to Moscow from September 11

The addition of Moscow will take Emirates’ global network to 85 cities in September

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to three more cities

The carrier’s passenger network will grow to 74 destinations by September 1

Dubai’s Emirates’ A380s take to the skies

The carrier resumes A380 flights to London and Paris, and announces A380 services to Amsterdam

Flydubai to resume regular flights from July 7, aims to fly to 66 destinations by summer

The airline has opened bookings to 24 destinations

Emirates to resume flying A380 superjumbos to London, Paris

The airline said that it’s seeing a positive trend of traffic building up across its network

UAE low-cost carrier Air Arabia confirms layoffs due to Covid-19 impact

UAE airlines Emirates and Etihad Airways have also confirmed redundancies

Emirates steps up safety standards as scheduled passenger flights resume

The new measures come into effect on May 21, with the resumption of regularly scheduled passenger flights to nine destinations

Dubai’s Emirates says no announcement made on ‘mass redundancies’

Media reports had claimed that the airline planned to cut about 30,000 jobs or 30 per cent of its workforce