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Emirates, SpiceJet sign codeshare deal. Here's how Indians can benefit
Emirates on Monday announced signing of an initial pact for codeshare partnership with India's budget carrier Spicejet.
Pakistan International Airlines adds two new routes for Muscat
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has added two new routes for Muscat including destinations Lahore and Islamabad, Times of Oman reported.
Dubai airport runway closes, no delays reported
No delays or disruptions were reported for Emirates flights that were transferred to the Dubai World Central (DWC) on day one of the 45-day closure of the southern runway at the Dubai International (DXB) on Tuesday (April 16).
Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to distribute $23m dividend to shareholders
Shareholders of Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways on Monday approved plans to distribute a cash dividend of KD7 million ($23 million) for 2018.
Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to distribute $23m dividend to shareholders
Shareholders of Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways on Monday approved plans to distribute a cash dividend of KD7 million ($23 million) for 2018.
Kuwait's Jazeera Airways launches 'mega' discounts on flights
Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways has announced a “Mega March” promotion, with flights on offer for as low as $82.
Dubai airport runway closure: Emirates has a message for passengers
With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at the Dubai International Airport, Emirates Airline has said that it set out measures to maximise operational efficiencies at DXB.
UAE-based airline offers free stopover to passengers
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is offering free stopover to passengers flying through the UAE capital as part of its global promotion launch plan.
Increased traffic at Bahrain International sees profit soar
Bahrain Airport Company reported a 49 percent increase in yearly profit thanks to an increase commercial and freight airlines using the region hub.
UAE-based airline offers discount for travelling together
As two-week long spring break began for several UAE schools, thousands of residents are embarking on a vacation or a trip back home.
Emirates wins big at TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards
Emirates Airline has been awarded Best First Class in the world at the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Airlines.
2019 Global Aviation Summit opens in Riyadh
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) hosted the opening of the 2019 Global Aviation Summit (GAS), a two-day international forum, at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh on Monday.
Oman, Czech Republic ink air transport agreement
Oman has signed an agreement that will allow the country’s airlines to start operations to the Czech Republic.
Oman Air cancels almost 500 flights over Boeing 737 Max suspension
The suspension of Boeing 737 Max operations has led to the cancellation of almost 500 flights in Oman.
Britain's Serco extends contract with Dubai Metro for up to $185 mln
British outsourcing company Serco said on Monday it signed a contract to operate the Dubai Metro for another two years for up to AED 680 million ($185.14 million).
Dubai's Dnata starts operations in Belgium
Dubai airport services provider Dnata launched its operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport.
Kuwait Airways names new CEO as it bolsters fleet
Kuwait Airways has announced that it has appointed Kamel Hasan Al Awadhi as the airline's new CEO, effective from next month.
Oman agrees to allow US military to use its ports
Oman on Sunday said it had signed an agreement with the United States that would allow American ships and warplanes to take advantage of ports and airports.
Saudi's aviation regulator says tech helped increase air passenger traffic
Saudi Arabia’s aviation regulator said the introduction of new technology has helped improve traffic and passenger numbers at airports across the kingdom.
All aboard for British Airways' shortest flight
British Airways is launching its shortest flight to date, a 54-mile, 50-minute flight from Bahrain International Airport to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Saturday.
Virgin Hyperloop One to start operations in Saudi Arabia by 2020, says executive
Saudis will be able to travel by Hyperloop by the end of next year, Colin Rice, the deputy chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One said, according to media reports at the weekend.
Etihad in talks to help debt-ridden Jet Airways
Etihad Airways is in discussion with banks and various stakeholders of the debt-ridden Jet Airways to find a solution, the UAE national airline said on Wednesday amid reports about the possible sale of its entire stake in the Indian carrier.
Etihad Airways, Bahrain's Gulf Air sign codeshare deal
Etihad Airways and Gulf Air, the national airline of Bahrain, have signed a codeshare partnership, for travel commencing with the summer schedule.
British Airways launches first direct flight from Dammam to London
British Airways has launched the first ever direct flight from Dammam to London Heathrow.
Kuwait's Jazeera Airways launches 'mega' discounts on flights
Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways has announced a “Mega March” promotion, with flights on offer for as low as $82.
KuwaitKuwait Airways seeks $350m loan to pay for planes
Kuwait Airways Corp. is seeking a $350 million loan that will help the Gulf carrier pay for planes, people with knowledge of the deal said.
Saudi flyadeal delays Boeing order
Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal will wait until investigations into two Boeing 737 MAX crashes are completed before deciding whether to proceed with a signed order for 30 of the jets, its CEO said on Friday.
Oman re-opens Salalah Airport following runway incident
Salalah Airport has re-opened following a closure of its runway yesterday, Oman Airports said.
DXB remains world's busiest airport in 2018
Dubai International (DXB) has retained its top position in terms of international passenger traffic and third largest for total passenger traffic in 2018.
Flydubai to cancel up to 15 flights daily; will air fares rise?
Airfares are expected to go up in the coming weeks due to the grounding of hundreds of Boeing 737 Max aircraft by airlines after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane near Addis Ababa earlier this week.
Tyre burst shuts down Oman's Salalah airport, all flights cancelled
Oman's Salalah International Airport has cancelled all flights for a few hours.
Etihad Airways to launch new summer flights to Egypt, Oman
Etihad Airways has announced that it will launch new seasonal routes from Abu Dhabi to Alexandria, Egypt, and Salalah, Oman, catering to strong demand during the summer peak.
Saudi Arabian Airlines and Emirates suspend flights to Pakistan
Saudi Arabian Airlines, also known as Saudia, on Wednesday suspended all flights to Pakistan in response to increased military tensions between India and its neighbor over Kashmir.
Airbus to stop making struggling A380 superjumbo in 2021
European aviation giant Airbus said Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021 for lack of customers, abandoning the world's biggest passenger jet and one of the aviation industry's most ambitious and most troubled endeavors.
Kuwait's Jazeera Airways introduces self-check-in kiosks
Jazeera Airways, the Kuwaiti low-cost airline, has introduced self-check-in kiosks at its Terminal 5 at Kuwait International Airport
Emirates forges codeshare partnership with China Southern Airlines
Emirates and China Southern Airlines (IATA code: CZ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to progress a comprehensive reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open up new destinations for passengers travelling between China and the Middle East and Africa.
Dubai airport retains top position as world's busiest
The UAE's aviation sector continues to scale new heights, with Dubai International maintaining its position as the world's busiest airport for international passengers for the fifth consecutive year while the sector's contribution to the country's economy also grows steadily.
Now, travel to Oman from Dubai for Dh55
Taking the public bus between Dubai and Muscat has been made more convenient and comfortable after Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority and Oman's National Transport Company (Mwasalat) signed an agreement adding new bus stations and routes connecting the two cities on Monday.
Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad hires turnaround expert on possible Jet Airways bailout
Etihad Airways has appointed turnaround specialist Alvarez & Marsal to conduct due diligence on Jet Airways as it weighs bailing out the cash-strapped Indian carrier, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Emirates to cut flights for Dubai International Airport runway upgrade
Emirates airline on Saturday said a significant number of its flights will be impacted by the closure of Dubai International Airport's southern runway for an upgrade during April-May 2019 period.
Emirates to cut flights for Dubai International Airport runway upgrade
Emirates airline on Saturday said a significant number of its flights will be impacted by the closure of Dubai International Airport's southern runway for an upgrade during April-May 2019 period.
Emirates to cut flights for Dubai International Airport runway upgrade
Emirates airline on Saturday said a significant number of its flights will be impacted by the closure of Dubai International Airport's southern runway for an upgrade during April-May 2019 period.
On time: Emirates second-most punctual airline in Mideast
Punctuality is highly important for the airline industry because it not only improves passengers' perception and credibility about the airline but also reduces costs.
Air France suspends flights to Riyadh
Air France is stopping all flights to Riyadh from next month, according to a statement from the carrier.
Flying out of Dubai this week? Here's an announcement from Emirates
Travel to and from Dubai is expected to reach another peak towards the end of this week, Emirates airline has said.
Expo 2020 Dubai to be a driver for auto sector
The UAE's auto sector is very keenly waiting to see 2019 unfold as the nation gears up for Expo 2020
Saudi carrier flyadeal inks new $5.9bn planes deal
Saudi low-cost carrier flyadeal has committed to ordering 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes with options for 20 more in a deal that would be valued at up to $5.9 billion at list price.
Air India Express passengers stranded at UAE airport for 19 hours
Shamnad was all prepared to attend his brother's wedding on Saturday.
UAE airline offers new non-stop flights to Europe
Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced the start of flights to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy.
Frustrated by flight delays? This UAE airline has a solution
Emirates passengers travelling from or transiting through Dubai International Airport (DXB) can expect fewer instances of delays associated with aircraft turnaround due to a new innovative application built in-house by Emirates called the Hub Monitor.
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