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Dubai HeliShow launches excellence awards

The seventh edition of Dubai HeliShow, set to run from November 6 to 8 at the Royal Pavilion, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South, will witness the launch of helicopter aviation sector awards, with an aim to recognise the achievements and innovations shown by organisations. The two exclusive three-day conferences - titled 'Helicopter Technology and Operations' and 'Militar...

Emirates offers an inside look into the heart of its operations

Stories on Instagram feature Emirates Engineering, Emirates Flight Catering and Emirates Network Control Centre Ever wondered what goes into supporting the operations of the largest international airline in the world? Emirates will begin a series of Instagram Stories today to mark UAE Civil Aviation Day, offering an insider’s look of what goes into the day to day operations of the airline...

Jetex Flight Support named official FBO and handler for MEBAA Show 2018

Jetex Flight Support has been appointed as the official FBO and handler for the MEBAA Show 2018. The event is organized by Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East on behalf of the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) at the DWC Airshow Site from 10th to 12th of December.  “Our continued partnership with Jetex proves that the quality standards the company offers...

Dubai HeliShow 2018 partners with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority to fuel growth of helicopter industry

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, the Royal Pavilion at Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South will host the Dubai HeliShow 2018, from November 6 to 8, 2018. The event which is held every two years, is supported by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), as a strategic partner of this inte...

Etihad Airways launches hand baggage only fare

Etihad Airways has launched a new hand baggage only ‘Deal Fare’ across selected destinations, allowing travellers to purchase lower fares in Economy Class if no checked baggage is required.  The ‘Deal Fare’ includes a complimentary carry-on baggage allowance of 7kg and is available on flights between Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, E...

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...