Transport & Shipping
September 2, 2014
Royal Jordanian’s first 787 had its inaugural flight today from its base at Queen Alia International Airport to London Heathrow, thus starting its regular operations.
September 1, 2014
Thousands of passengers flying with Etihad Airways on Sunday 7 September will be able to enjoy every moment of the GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary.
Emirates has raised the curtain on its latest sponsorship – Arab Idol, the reality show watched by Arab audiences all around the world.
Bahrain's national airline has cut year-on-year losses by 30 percent and increased overall revenue by 10 percent in H1, according to a report by Gulf Daily News.
August 31, 2014
“People who once flew on Qantas operated aircraft who suddenly fly on the Emirates operated aircraft are seeing a big improvement in quality. Instead of booking on the Qantas website they are now just jumping on the Emirates website.”
Flydubai added three new routes to East Africa, which will be launched in September making it the first Emirati carrier to fly to Rwanda and Burundi.
Qatar Airways prepared to receive the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft for delivery by the end of 2014.
For the seventh consecutive month, PAX and ACM figures are on a steady rise, surging by 5.6% and 8.4% respectively.
August 28, 2014
Vehicles registered in Dubai will soon have number plates with new designs as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working on plans to replace the existing designs and colours.
The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner joined the RJ fleet on August 27, bearing the name of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II.
An ambulance service for Etihad Airways began operations in Abu Dhabi today, as part of the airline’s commitment to provide world-class medical emergency response for its employees.
Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80.
Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline*, announced flights to Asmara in Eritrea, the 27th country destination in Africa where the global carrier now flies to 42 destinations.
Qatar Airways, the launch customer of the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft is set to receive its first delivery before the end of this year.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reaffirmed its commitment to start Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December 2014.