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Emirates launches destination sale to over 70 global destinations

Emirates has launched one of its biggest sales yet with special fares to over 70 global destinations within its network. Passengers can still plan a short getaway before the summer season ends to destinations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and the Far East. The offer applies to bookings made until 20th August 2018 for travel between 1st September 2018 and 31st March 2019. Economy Class p...

Emirates adds frequencies to the Netherlands

Emirates announced that due to strong market demand, it will introduce five additional flights per week from Dubai to Amsterdam. These additional flights will complement its existing double daily services, offer an earlier departure option from Amsterdam that is convenient for visitors to Dubai, and provide enhanced connectivity to destinations on Emirates’ global network. Four additional...

MEBAA Show 2018 introduces new features

When the MEBAA Show returns to DWC Airshow Site from 10-12 December this year, the show will incorporate the MEBAA Conference on the show floor. The MEBAA Conference will address current important issues facing business aviation in the region, to ensure the business aviation community remains at the forefront of this ever-changing industry. Split into four distinct sessions across two days, the...

Emirates A380 continues to capture the imagination of travellers after 10 years of operations

Over 105 million passengers have experienced the Emirates A380 since 2008 Over 1.5 billion kilometres travelled, equivalent of 39,000 trips around the globe Aircraft is a customer favourite, playing a significant role in Emirates’ growth and network expansion Emirates is celebrating 10 years of A380 operations. Since its first flight to New York from Dubai on 1 August 2008, the&n...

Qatar Airways To Bring its State-of-the-Art Airbus A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

World’s most technologically-advanced passenger aircraft to be added to JFK route starting 28 October Qatar Airways operates two daily flights to and from New York’s JFK airport Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 will join the airline’s New York JFK route starting 28 October 2018, the airline’s first commercial route to the U.S...

ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO INTRODUCE BOEING 787 DREAMLINER TO MOROCCAN CAPITAL RABAT

Three-class version of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner features 8 private First Suites, 28 Business Studios and 199 Economy Smart Seats Reinforces Etihad Airways’ commitment to the Moroccan market Effective 3 October 2018, Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to Rabat, capital of the Kingdom of Morocco, replacing the Airbus A330...

WARNER BROS. WORLD™ ABU DHABI SIGNS AIRLINE PARTNERSHIP WITH ETIHAD AIRWAYS

Etihad Airways has signed a commercial agreement with Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the world’s first Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, announcing a three-year partnership encompassing several collaborations aimed at increasing tourism to Abu Dhabi. Opening on 25 July, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will complement the wide range of award-winning leisure and entertainment at...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands managed aircraft fleet

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has added another Bombardier Challenger aircraft to its managed fleet.  The management contract will see DCAF provide full Flight Operational Aircraft Management services, in-house maintenance, Continuous Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO), hangar parking and FBO handling at its facility at Al Maktoum International Airport.  Holger Ostheimer,...

Flydubai launches ‘Surf and drive’ offer to its passengers

This summer, Flydubai has launched a special ‘Surf and drive’ offer for its passengers to enjoy unlimited connectivity for only USD 08 per flight, and have the chance to win one of two new Toyota Rush SUVs.​ The promotion is available onflydubai all Flydubai WiFi enabled aircraft until 30 September 2018. To enter the draw, simply purchase a WiFi package on board a flydubai flight an...

ETIHAD AVIATION GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW STRUCTURE

Robust organisational structure to deliver transformation of the group New leadership team announced: promotion of Mohammad Al Bulooki to Chief Operating Officer, appointment of Robin Kamark as Chief Commercial Officer, and Ibrahim Nassir as Chief Human Resources & Organisational Development Officer, as part of new seven-strong C-suite Almost half of the leadership team are UAE national...

ETIHAD AIRWAYS CHEF BRINGS FINE DINING TO MOUNT EVEREST, BREAKING GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

Etihad Airways Inflight Chef, Sanjay Thakur, has broken the world record for creating and serving dinner to guests at the highest pop-up restaurant in the world, located at Everest Advanced High Camp. Accompanied by fellow chef Soundararajan Palaniappan, Mr. Thakur completed the grueling mission earlier this month, reaching the high camp and serving the meal at an altitude of 5,585 metres...

flydubai marks first direct flight between Dubai and Sicily

flydubai, as part of its partnership with Emirates, offers greater frequency and easier access to Catania from Dubai and more than 200 global destinations A senior delegation from Dubai, including H.E. Liborio Stellino, the Ambassador of Italy in the UAE, Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for flydubai, Thierry Aucoc, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations (Europe...