Transport & Shipping
May 6, 2014
Lufthansa, the largest European airline group, is giving a positive outlook on the 2014/2015 travel season for its business in the Middle East at this year’s Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.
Etihad Airways publicly showcased the latest developments in air travel with its new innovative, premium cabins aboard the airline’s Airbus A380 and Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Turkish Airlines, recorded a growth in passenger traffic from the Middle East of 25.8 per cent in 2013 compared to 2012, and eyes significant growth from the region this year.
Al Baker said the acquisition took place last year, shortly after a political shake-up in which Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassem was removed from the post of prime minister.
May 5, 2014
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker announced the airline’s expansion plans on the opening day of Arabian Travel Market (ATM).
Current railway projects in the Middle East and smart communication systems coupled with intelligent transport systems for railways will form the focus for a major summit opening in Riyadh (May 5).
Lufthansa proved that it is the best among the best after clinching the “Best European Airline serving the Middle East” title during the gala ceremony of the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2014.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been named the Middle East’s Leading Airline for the eighth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards Middle East.
The 10-year deal is worth 7.885 billion riyals ($2.1 billion, 1.5 billion euros), Saptco indicated, noting that Riyadh authorities informed them they won the deal on Wednesday.
May 4, 2014
Jaguar Land Rover Mena continued to receive automotive accolades for its strongest ever line-up by racking up 17 automotive awards in the last year alone.
Emirates has successfully completed the validation process for the European Union-initiated ACC3 security regulation, becoming the region’s first air carrier to do so.
Sharjah International Airport is in process of preparing an influx of 200 additional weekly flights starting this summer.
Etihad Airways’ award winning loyalty program, Etihad Guest, has again proved to be one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs after winning the award for the Best Loyalty Credit Card.
May 1, 2014
Qatar Airways announced doubling flights to Gassim and added a new destination route to Al Hofuf.
After months of construction, planning and testing, Emirates SkyCargo’s freighter fleet today officially started operating from its new cargo terminal at Dubai World Central’s (DWC) Al Maktoum International Airport.