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Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways to resume direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Beijing

The airline will operate a weekly flight on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the route

DXB passengers

Dubai’s DXB to welcome 2.4 million passengers from June 24 until July 4

July 2 is expected to be the busiest day, with daily passenger traffic to surpass 235,000

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Dubai International’s northern runway reopens after upgrade

The first flights were welcomed onto the upgraded runway on the afternoon of June 22

Emirates Mexico

Dubai’s Emirates ramps up frequencies to Mexico with daily service

The Dubai-Barcelona-Mexico route is operated with a two-class Emirates Boeing 777-200LR

Qatar

Qatar world cup shuttle flights set to buoy Gulf tourism

The shuttle service will initially connect Doha with Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh, Jeddah and Kuwait City

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Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomes 2.56 million passengers in Q1 2022

The airport currently offers flights to 99 destinations across the globe on 26 airlines compared to 81 destinations on 18 carriers during Q1 2021

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 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

DCT Abu Dhabi

Dubai’s Emirates increases flights to Algeria

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

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

Emirates launches platform to book bespoke Dubai, UAE itineraries

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

Emirates SkyCargo transports over 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines during 18 months

Close to two-thirds of the one billion doses were transported to developing countries

Dubai’s Emirates to ramp up services to Mauritius

The carrier is currently in its 20th year of operations to Mauritius

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to introduce new service to Istanbul

The new service represents the 17th route for the carrier since its launch

Qatar airways

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

Saudi Arabia

Saudi lifts Covid-19 restrictions, scraps PCR testing requirement for incoming travellers

Social distancing measures in all open and closed places, activities, and events have also been suspended

Emirates

Emirates to operate five additional flights between Dubai and Kuwait

The airline will operate the extra flights ahead of Kuwait National Day holidays

Dubai’s Emirates to restore flights to five African countries

All passengers travelling from the carrier’s African network with Dubai as their final destination require a 48 hour PCR test

Dubai’s Emirates signs MoU to promote tourism to The Bahamas

The carrier will develop initiatives to promote the island nation as a tourism spot

Dubai’s Emirates to resume full US operations this week

Services to Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Miami, Newark, Orlando and Seattle will resume from January 21

Sir Tim Clark Emirates Airlines

US 5G rollout ‘utterly irresponsible’, says Emirates president

Sir Tim Clark noted that the airline wouldn’t take any risks

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to begin operations to Russia’s Krasnodar

Flights will operate twice a week, commencing from February 7, 2022

Qatar Airways’ route from Doha to Hong Kong put on hold until early January

As per new rules in Hong Kong, if four or more passengers are confirmed to have Covid-19 on arrival from the same place within seven days, that route will be suspended for 14 days

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

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