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Emirates suspends flights between Dubai and Nigeria

The carrier also confirmed that flights from South Africa will remain suspended until July 6, 2021

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

Kuwait resumes flights to the UK following suspension in Jan

Kuwait Airways, Jazeera Airways and British Airways have been licenced to operate direct flights to and from London Heathrow airport

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to start new service from Sharjah to Phuket

The thrice-weekly flights will commence from July 2

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways to launch seasonal flights to three destinations

Etihad’s new flights to the Greek islands complement its existing service to Athens

Dubai’s Emirates to launch new service to Miami

The carrier will now serve the US with over 70 weekly flights across 12 gateways

Cebu Pacific cancels Dubai flights until June 15

The carrier confirmed that affected passengers have been informed

Dubai’s Emirates to restart flights to Venice

The airline will also increase its services to Milan

Covid-19: Kuwait ends quarantine for vaccinated travellers, eases some restrictions

Restaurants and cafes can offer dine-in services starting from Sunday, May 23

Dubai’s Emirates not looking at any layoffs as it looks to gradually ramp up operations

Emirates, which is currently operating to almost 120 destinations, is at roughly 30-35 per cent of capacity, says senior official

Saudi Arabia Airport

Saudi resumes international travel with ban on 13 countries including India, Lebanon

The ban will also extend to “any other country that is yet to control the pandemic”

UAE’s Etihad Airways suspends passenger, cargo services to Tel Aviv

The carrier has suspended services in response to the ongoing conflict in Israel

Italy expands ‘Covid-free’ flight routes to the UAE, Canada and Japan

Italy, Europe’s original pandemic epicenter, is easing restrictions on businesses and travel across the country

Air Arabia to resume flights to Moscow

The route will be operated four times per week using an Airbus A320 aircraft

Covid-19: Flights from India to the UAE to be suspended for 10 days

Emirates will be stopping flights between Dubai and India for 10 days starting from April 24

Boeing’s Max gets fresh boost with order from leasing firm

The order for the Max 8 variant is worth about $1.8bn at list prices

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s inaugural flight touches down in Israel

The route between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi will operate thrice a week in April 2021

Flydubai to resume flights to Asmara

Flights to Eritrea’s capital start from April 15

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Oman suspends flights from UK, reduces staff capacity at offices

The sultanate also prohibited the entry of passengers who departed from or transited through the UK in the past 14 days

Saudi’s AlUla airport receives inaugural flynas flight from Riyadh

Flynas will operate two weekly flights between Riyadh and AlUla on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Saudi opens new Arar airport with the capacity to serve one million passengers annually

The project, built at a cost of SAR382m, has the capacity to handle more than 10,000 flights per year

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi

UAE low cost carrier Air Arabia resumes flights to Egypt’s Luxor

Twice weekly flights from Sharjah, operated using an Airbus A320 aircraft, will resume from February 23

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to commence flights to Egypt, fares start from Dhs49

A total of 2,500 tickets priced at Dhs49, are on sale from February 17-18, on the airline’s website and mobile app

Dubai’s Emirates pauses Melbourne route, extends suspension of flights to South Africa

Flights to South Africa have been suspended until March 10

Dubai’s Emirates to only carry Kuwaiti nationals on flights to the country

The directive is effective from February 7 until February 20, 2021

Dubai’s Emirates to only carry Saudi nationals on flights to the kingdom

Diplomatic passport holders and health practitioners alongside their families are exempted

Upto 31% UAE residents concerned about overcrowding on flights – survey

Many people remain nervous and are hesitant to use public transport due to the pandemic

Saudi’s Public Investment Fund to set up airline company – reports

The company will operate international and domestic flights

Flydubai resumes flights to Tbilisi, expands network to 65 destinations

Flights to Georgia’s capital city will operate on Mondays and Thursdays

Emirates to operate flights from UK to Dubai for stranded UAE citizens and residents

The UK banned all direct passenger flights to and from the UAE starting January 29