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Wizz Air doubles down on Abu Dhabi venture

The fleet will expand to eight this year, adding links to destinations including Vienna, Bari, Italy, and Krasnodar, Russia

Dubai’s Emirates named the world’s safest airline

The Middle Eastern airline came out on top in a study of 25 airlines conducted by the Hamburg-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre

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Emirates suspends flights between Dubai and six African destinations

The airline will operate one-way flights from Dubai to six other countries

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Air Arabia resumes city check-in service in Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman

The centres will accept baggage for direct transportation to the airport and generate boarding passes between 8-24 hours prior to departure

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Emirates suspends entry of passengers from 10 African countries to Dubai

Outbound passenger operations from Dubai to these destinations will remain unaffected

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Emirates suspends flights from two African countries to Dubai

The suspensions from Angola and Guinea take effect from Tuesday, December 28

ADQ, Etihad unveil plans to grow Abu Dhabi’s aviation ecosystem

Etihad Airways to divest several entities to ADQ’s new company and to ADNEC

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 announces extension of flight suspension from Kenya

Dubai had announced a 48-hour temporary suspension on all flights from Kenya on December 20

Dubai airport back at ‘100% operating capacity’

Terminal 3 is expected to serve more than 1.6 million passengers in the second half of December

Dubai temporarily suspends flights from Kenya – Emirates

Emirates says inbound flights from Kenya for will be suspended for 48 hours effective from Monday

Dubai’s Emirates SkyCargo transports 600 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Each Emirates SkyCargo flight carried seven million Covid-19 vaccine doses

Dubai’s Emirates to operate flights at full capacity to Brisbane as Australian city eases restrictions

The airline’s flights will also return to full capacity on the Dubai-Perth route from February 5

UAE suspends all flights from Congo, announces new travel rules for four other African countries

Travellers who were in Congo up to 14 days before coming to the UAE will also not be permitted to enter the country

Dubai’s Emirates to suspend all Nigeria flights from December 13

The last flights to operate on December 12 include EK 783/784 to/from Lagos and EK 785/786 to/from Abuja

UAE’s Etihad signs codeshare agreement with Italy’s ITA Airways

The new commercial partnership is designed to boost business travel and tourism between the two countries

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UAE’s Etihad launches Conscious Choices, world’s first green loyalty programme

Conscious Choices will rewards customers with Tier Miles and other benefits for carrying less baggage on board and offsetting their flights’ carbon emissions using Etihad Guest Miles

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UAE’s Etihad ramps up operations to Moscow

Etihad has launched its inaugural flight to the new International Terminal C at Moscow Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin International Airport

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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