UAE’s flydubai, Standard Chartered ink SLB deal for five Boeing aircraft

The deal was structured, financed and arranged exclusively by Standard Chartered

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to begin flights to Baku

The thrice-weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Baku will commence on June 28

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Saudia, NEOM to start regular international flights from NEOM Bay Airport

Saudia will operate direct flights to select regional and international destinations, with weekly flights to Dubai set to start by the end of June

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Focus on innovative technology is key, say experts at Dubai Airport Show

The 21st edition of Airport Show opened on May 17 at the Dubai World Trade Centre with participation from more than 150 international companies

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to begin seasonal flights to Tbilisi

The airline will connect Abu Dhabi to Tbilisi with thrice weekly direct flights starting June 16

Jafza registers 19% trade growth in 2021, generates over Dhs454.7bn

Emirates inks MoU with Jafza to support SMEs in Dubai

Emirates currently has over 20,000 SMEs enrolled in its Business Rewards programme

Passenger demand, forward bookings signal continuing recovery, says IATA

Recovery of global air travel continues in March: IATA

According to data from IATA, Middle Eastern airlines’ traffic rose 245.8 per cent in March compared to the same period last year

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Thales acquires RUAG’s simulation and training business

This integration will help accelerate the move towards developing more environmentally efficient and digital training solutions for the military

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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

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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

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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

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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

Flydubai suspends flights to Sri Lanka till end of August

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

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Air Arabia to resume flights to four cities in Saudi Arabia

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

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

UAE’s flydubai restarts service to Taif, Saudi Arabia

With the Taif service restarting, flydubai’s network in Saudi has grown to seven destinations, including AlUla, Dammam, Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh and Yanbu

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launches new route to Chennai

The new service to Chennai represents the sixth city that Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will operate to in India after Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Delhi and Jaipur

Etihad Airways could post annual profit for 2022, ahead of plan, CEO says

Tony Douglas confirmed that the carrier turned profitable in the first quarter

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UAE’s dnata expands global cargo operations by entering Germany

It has planned to acquire 100 per cent shares of Wisskirchen Handling Services, the exclusive operator of the Cologne Bonn Cargo Centre

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches services to new European destinations

Wizz Air has launched flights from Abu Dhabi to Budapest, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Vienna, Katowice, Catania and Bari


Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to begin flying to additional destination in India

The low-cost carrier will start flights to the capital of Rajasthan on May 5, 2022

UAE’s flydubai to launch services to Pisa in June

Flydubai, which is the first carrier in the UAE to operate direct flights to the Italian city, is also resuming services to Catania in June


Dubai’s Emirates announces revised schedule for flights to India from April 1

The airline will revert to its pre-pandemic frequency, operating 170 weekly flights to nine cities in the country

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Etihad: New co-branded credit card gives complimentary gold tier status

The Emirates NBD Etihad Guest Visa Credit Cards are available as Elevate and Inspire variants


Flydubai to temporarily operate flights to 34 destinations from Dubai World Central

The Roads and Transport Authority will provide a complimentary bus service between all terminals at DXB and DWC every 30 minutes

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Qatar Airways to resume flights to London Gatwick in June

The airline will operate a daily service from Gatwick to Doha using its Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Abu Dhabi’s Sanad and Thales to collaborate on aviation services

The partnership will help Mubadala-owned Sanad diversify its portfolio and focus on industrial services in air traffic, airport security and avionics

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches new route to Asian destination

The thrice-weekly flights to Mattala in Sri Lanka will commence from June 1, 2022

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UAE’s Emirates signs MoU with Sri Lanka Tourism

Since Sri Lanka re-opened to international tourists in February 2021, Emirates has carried more than 80,000 passengers to Colombo

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Emirates opens booking office in Fujairah

It is the airline’s first retail sales office in the emirate