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Flynas to increase codeshare flights with Etihad Airways

Flynas to increase codeshare flights with Etihad Airways

Monday, 20 February 2017 11:48 AM

The new codeshare services to India provide a baggage allowance of 30kg per passenger

GI Aviation going after private jet customers

GI Aviation going after private jet customers

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 9:58 AM

Abu Dhabi-based company looks to tap into the regional commuter market

Trump makes tempered pledge to support US carriers in face of Gulf rivals

Trump makes tempered pledge to support US carriers in face of Gulf rivals

Sunday, 12 February 2017 5:45 PM

Competition from “subsidised” rivals is unfair but they bring in crucial investments, president says

Qatar Airways ready to 'open its books for US inspection', says Al Baker

Qatar Airways ready to 'open its books for US inspection', says Al Baker

Sunday, 12 February 2017 3:09 PM

Gulf airlines have followed Trump’s ‘America First’ policy for a long time, says CEO

Etihad flight diverted to military base following security threat

Etihad flight diverted to military base following security threat

Sunday, 12 February 2017 1:12 PM

Flight from Dublin landed at Al Minhad Air Base outside of Dubai

Emirates chairman 'not worried' if Trump revisits US-UAE open skies policy

Emirates chairman 'not worried' if Trump revisits US-UAE open skies policy

Sunday, 12 February 2017 10:35 AM

Sheikh Ahmed says company has invested $140bn, supports millions of jobs in US

Jet setter: Gulfstream CEO Mark Burns

Jet setter: Gulfstream CEO Mark Burns

Saturday, 11 February 2017 3:03 AM

While global demand for business jets is flat to negative, the Middle East’s forecast $248bn worth of orders in the next decade has seen manufacturer Gulfstream turn its attention to the region. CEO Mark Burns talks range, speed and connectivity

Flying high: RAK Int'l CEO Mohammed Qazi

Flying high: RAK Int'l CEO Mohammed Qazi

Friday, 10 February 2017 1:51 AM

Three years ago RAK International Airport had barely a flight on its arrival screen following the collapse of its flag carrier. Last year, it recorded its highest passenger numbers ever. CEO Mohammed Qazi reveals how he transformed a potential white elephant into an emerging destination of choice

Air Arabia swings to surprise Q4 net loss

Air Arabia swings to surprise Q4 net loss

Thursday, 9 February 2017 9:38 AM

Sharjah-based firm made a net loss of $10.51 million in the three months to December 31

Trump, US aviation execs to discuss infrastructure, air traffic and Gulf carriers

Trump, US aviation execs to discuss infrastructure, air traffic and Gulf carriers

Thursday, 9 February 2017 9:35 AM

Trump administration has not yet addressed the US carriers' competition concerns

Hamad International Airport reports 'record' 37.3m passengers

Hamad International Airport reports 'record' 37.3m passengers

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 6:55 PM

Figure represents 20 percent rise from 2015 as airport traffic grows

Etihad announces 6% passenger increase amid 'tough' conditions

Etihad announces 6% passenger increase amid 'tough' conditions

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 11:05 AM

Airline says carried 18.5 million people in 2016 and saw 9 percent capacity rise

Qatar Airways expects Trump's controversial travel ban to be relaxed

Qatar Airways expects Trump's controversial travel ban to be relaxed

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 11:58 AM

Al Baker said he expected Trump's business talent would prevail when it came to trade between the US and Gulf countries

Dubai Airports cuts bus waiting time at DXB Terminal 2

Dubai Airports cuts bus waiting time at DXB Terminal 2

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 11:45 AM

New system improves efficiency, reduces bus trips by 20%, says airport operator

Qatar Airways overtakes Emirates for world's longest commercial flight

Qatar Airways overtakes Emirates for world's longest commercial flight

Sunday, 5 February 2017 1:07 PM

Service from Qatar to Auckland with Boeing 777 expected to take 16 hours and 20 minutes


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