Transport & Shipping
November 19, 2013
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.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase its Abu Dhabi-Munich services from seven flights per week to a double daily schedule from 1 February 2014.
November 14, 2013
It is estimated that the global aviation security market is valued at $22 billion
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is expanding its operations in the Indian subcontinent following the recent launch of Emirates services to Sialkot, the airline’s fifth route in Pakistan.
Airline activity is projected to expand rapidly within the next 20 years, with Boeing expecting the Middle East to require 2,610 new airplanes.
The 2013 Cadillac ATS was named the Entry Luxury Sedan of the Year at the 2013 Dubai International Motor Show by the leading regional automotive magazine, Car Bazar.
Last month, customers travelling with British Airways through Terminal 5 have begun to test the personalised digital bag tag being developed by the airline.
November 13, 2013
Emirates recently expanded its presence at Dubai International airport with the opening of two new retail stores in Concourse A.
November 12, 2013
The Emirates Group announced its half-year results which show a robust performance despite continued global economic pressure and high fuel prices.