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High hopes: Boeing's Bernie Dunn

High hopes: Boeing's Bernie Dunn

Friday, 20 January 2017 1:33 AM

With $770bn worth of plane orders up for grabs in the Middle East over the next 20 years, and the re-emergence of Iran Air, Boeing regional president Bernie Dunn is preparing for take-off

Qatar Airways CEO predicts privatisation within 10 years

Qatar Airways CEO predicts privatisation within 10 years

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 2:14 PM

Akbar Al Baker says Doha-based airline would be worth 'more than' $10 billion

Australia, China, Malaysia say underwater search for MH370 is suspended

Australia, China, Malaysia say underwater search for MH370 is suspended

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 11:24 AM

Location of Flight MH370 has become one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries since the plane disappeared en route to Beijing from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur

Etihad now offers Wi-Fi on all its long-haul flights

Etihad now offers Wi-Fi on all its long-haul flights

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:52 PM

Emirates leads the way globally in terms of number of available seat miles covered

Qatar Airways to launch new service to Las Vegas

Qatar Airways to launch new service to Las Vegas

Monday, 16 January 2017 9:21 AM

Las Vegas will be Doha-based carrier’s 11th destination in the US

US airlines have discussed Gulf carriers with Trump team, says Delta CEO

US airlines have discussed Gulf carriers with Trump team, says Delta CEO

Sunday, 15 January 2017 6:28 PM

Obama administration declined to intervene in the US carriers dispute with Gulf carriers over alleged subsidies

Germany-bound Eurowings flight lands in Kuwait following bomb scare

Germany-bound Eurowings flight lands in Kuwait following bomb scare

Sunday, 15 January 2017 1:46 PM

Lufthansa says no evidence of bomb on board flight from Salalah to Cologne

Emirates continues to challenge for A380neo, says Airbus

Emirates continues to challenge for A380neo, says Airbus

Thursday, 12 January 2017 1:55 PM

European plane maker rules out work on new A380 version, working on improving seat space

IranAir takes delivery of first Airbus jet post-sanctions

IranAir takes delivery of first Airbus jet post-sanctions

Thursday, 12 January 2017 11:47 AM

The 189-seat plane, already painted in IranAir's livery, is the first of 100 ordered from Airbus

Kingdom Holding confirms flynas deal to buy Airbus aircraft worth $8.6 billion

Kingdom Holding confirms flynas deal to buy Airbus aircraft worth $8.6 billion

Thursday, 12 January 2017 9:48 AM

Airbus finalised a deal to sell more than 60 jets to flynas – said to be the narrow body A320neo

Qatar Airways set to unveil 'super business class' in March

Qatar Airways set to unveil 'super business class' in March

Monday, 9 January 2017 2:18 PM

Premium suites can be customised to suit passengers’ requirements and contain double beds

Alitalia, shareholders to present new business plan to Italian gov't - Etihad

Alitalia, shareholders to present new business plan to Italian gov't - Etihad

Monday, 9 January 2017 12:18 PM

Italy's loss-making national carrier has approved a short-term financing deal and a new strategy, including job cuts

Tim Clark expects a 'flat' 2017 for Emirates

Tim Clark expects a 'flat' 2017 for Emirates

Sunday, 8 January 2017 2:54 PM

Emirates president said the year could be ‘slightly worse’ than 2016

Despite the many challenges in aviation, global appetite for travel remains resilient

Despite the many challenges in aviation, global appetite for travel remains resilient

Sunday, 8 January 2017 8:26 AM

Beyond global politics and socio-economics, digitisation and disruptive technologies will play a key role in defining the aviation industry and Emirates airline’s future

Saudi national carrier set to retire 25 aircraft in 2017

Saudi national carrier set to retire 25 aircraft in 2017

Saturday, 7 January 2017 1:54 PM

Saudia has started to renew its fleet with the retirement of its Embraer 170 aircraft


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