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Emirates says 'no plans to resume fuel hedging'

Emirates says 'no plans to resume fuel hedging'

Sunday, 19 April 2015 1:49 PM

President of Dubai-based airline predicts oil prices will stay below $80 a barrel for forseeable future

US gov't to conduct formal review of Gulf subsidies claims

US gov't to conduct formal review of Gulf subsidies claims

Sunday, 12 April 2015 10:50 AM

Dpts of State, Commerce and Transportation have launched a consultation on claims made by US carriers that Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates received $42bn in support from their gov'ts

Saudi Arabia's new cargo village 'will compete against UAE'

Saudi Arabia's new cargo village 'will compete against UAE'

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 11:21 AM

The King Fahd Cargo Village in Damman is the kingdom’s first such facility and is expected to attract some trade away from Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Flights diverted for medical emergencies cost Emirates $12m over the last 2 years

Flights diverted for medical emergencies cost Emirates $12m over the last 2 years

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 9:46 AM

Dubai airline last year spent $6m to train staff to handle such situations

Air India pilots grounded after cockpit fight

Air India pilots grounded after cockpit fight

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 11:02 AM

The co-pilot allegedly hit the captain when he asked him to record crucial flight data before take-off

Update: Malaysian Airlines denies near collision with Kuwait Airlines plane

Update: Malaysian Airlines denies near collision with Kuwait Airlines plane

Monday, 6 April 2015 10:16 AM

Carrier refutes Saudi Press Agency report the 2 aircraft narrowly missed colliding in Pakistani air space on Sunday

Kuwait Airways' crew member arrested for gold smuggling

Kuwait Airways' crew member arrested for gold smuggling

Sunday, 5 April 2015 12:26 PM

The veteran cabin crew member was detained in Bangladesh with gold bars and jewellery in his pockets, in his luggage

Police called as Qatar Airways passengers wait five hours on tarmac

Police called as Qatar Airways passengers wait five hours on tarmac

Sunday, 5 April 2015 11:26 AM

Weather forced flight to redirect from Manchester to Birmingham

Major sandstorm disrupts flights at Gulf airports

Major sandstorm disrupts flights at Gulf airports

Thursday, 2 April 2015 12:22 PM

Update: Airports in the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar report delayed and cancelled flights

Revealed: Emirates pilot who predicted cockpit dangers before Alps crash

Revealed: Emirates pilot who predicted cockpit dangers before Alps crash

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 1:06 PM

Dubai-based Jan Cocheret wrote about the potential for such an incident happening less than two months ago

UAE airlines in bid to fight data security threats

UAE airlines in bid to fight data security threats

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 10:25 AM

Meeting including Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and airport authorities comes in the week BA reported thousands of its frequent flyer accounts had been hacked

Flight sale: UAE airlines offer 30% spring discounts

Flight sale: UAE airlines offer 30% spring discounts

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:27 AM

Etihad launch 96-hour sale, flydubai offers special fares to Europe

Turkish Airlines flight diverts to Morocco after bomb threat

Turkish Airlines flight diverts to Morocco after bomb threat

Monday, 30 March 2015 5:06 PM

Flight TK15 had departed from Istanbul and was headed for Sao Paulo with around 250 passengers on board

Saudia mulls first Gulf direct flights to Uruguay

Saudia mulls first Gulf direct flights to Uruguay

Monday, 30 March 2015 12:05 PM

The Saudi Arabian airline is due to sign an air traffic agreement with the wealthiest South American nation per capita

Oman Air says orders 20 Boeing 737s, as part of plan to double fleet by 2020

Oman Air says orders 20 Boeing 737s, as part of plan to double fleet by 2020

Monday, 30 March 2015 10:23 AM

Airline will eventually have 25 narrowbody planes and 45 wide bodies by the end of the decade


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