Transport & Shipping
November 24, 2013
In December, Kuwait Airways dropped legal cases against Iraqi Airways in return for compensation of $500 million.
Traveling to the Middle East on the cheap just got easier! Recent reports show that economic airlines in the Middle East have are experiencing 25 percent annual growth.
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today the launch of its “Sharjah City Check-in Terminal” in Safeer Mall, Sharjah.
November 21, 2013
Amadeus and Qatar Airways announce the airline’s successful migration to Altéa Departure Control – Flight Management and Customer Management.
November 20, 2013
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that its operations to Hofuf, Saudi Arabia, have commenced from its primary hub in Sharjah.
Turkish Airlines (THY) has firmed options for five additional GE90-115B-powered Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Toyota Motor Corporation will display five world-premiere concept vehicles in its Toyota exhibit at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show.
November 19, 2013
Air travel – it’s as simple as book, pack, fly. Or is it? Behind the scenes, there’s a whole army of people that come together to get each customer in the air. In fact, 96 people as research from British Airways reveals.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced that it has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power 26 Airbus A321neo scheduled to begin delivery in 2018.
flydubai has announced today a commitment for an order for up to 111 aircraft from Boeing.
GE has awarded Royal Jordanian its TRUEngine designation for 12 CF34-10E and six CF34-8E engines powering its fleet of five EMBRAER 195s and three EMBRAER 175s.
November 18, 2013
This year will be again a record year for Lufthansa in the GCC and the Middle East. Europe’s largest airline group expects more than 1,000,000 passengers from the whole region to travel to Germany, Europe and beyond.
The UAE national carrier said the regional operation of the Swiss carrier, to be rebranded as Etihad Regional, would connect passengers from secondary markets into Etihad Airways’ European network and hubs of equity alliance partners.
Etihad Airways announced its largest ever fleet order, for 199 aircraft and 294 engines, in a US$ 67 billion dollar deal which will enable the airline to accelerate its industry-leading growth over the next decade.
November 17, 2013
Royal Jordanian and Oman Air signed a free sale codeshare agreement offering passengers seven weekly flights between Amman, Jordan, and Muscat, Oman.