Saturday 25 October 2014

Royal Jordanian appoints acting CEO

Royal Jordanian Airlines’ board of directors has appointed Captain Haitham Misto as its acting president and chief executive officer with effect from October 26.   Captain Misto had been head of Flight Operations at RJ since December last year, said a statement.


Emirates wins top award for in-flight dining

Dubai-based Emirates has been awarded Best In-Flight Dining: First Class and Business Class by Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for the second consecutive year. Saveur, an American-based culinary-travel magazine, surveyed world travellers and readers aski


Yas Island to host Taste of Abu Dhabi

Yas Island, a popular tourist destination in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will be hosting a food, drink and music festival next month – the Taste of Abu Dhabi. To be held from November 6 to 8 at du Arena, visitors will get a taste of the emirate’s culinary world. “Home to


Etihad selects SAP as strategic technology partner

UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways has selected SAP as a strategic technology partner to deploy a range of key software solutions to deliver the latest best-in-class technology to the Etihad Aviation Group. The airline plans to deploy the enterprise resource planning app


Nats opens dedicated office for Mena region

Nats, a leading air traffic management company, has opened its headquarters for the Mena region in the Jumeirah lake Towers Free Zone in Dubai, UAE. To mark the occasion, a number of its senior executives, including Catherine Mason, managing director, Nats services, and John Swift, dir


InterCon Bahrain launches mobile app

InterContinental Regency Bahrain, one of the leading five-star hotels in the kingdom, has launched its new mobile application. Through the InterContinental Regency’s mobile application, customers can avail any of the customer oriented services that the hotel provides, from room r


Etihad to step up Dallas service to daily

UAE’s Etihad Airways will increase the frequency of its new service to the US city of Dallas/Fort Worth to daily from April 16, 2015 to meet growing demand from business and leisure travellers on the ultra-long-haul route. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, wi


Gulf airlines target Italy as transit point for expansion

Having shuttled millions of travellers through their plush home bases, rival Gulf airlines are now battling over an Italian market which they see as ripe for expansion and key to driving traffic on to long-haul routes. The tussle will add to the pressure on established European c


BBA to open helicopter service unit in Abu Dhabi

BBA Aviation, a leading aircraft maintenance provider headquartered in London, UK, will be launching its new helicopter service facility at Abu Dhabi, UAE, this December, said a report. The unit, to be opened through BBA's subsidiary company H+S Aviation, is aimed at supporti


DHCC witnesses increase in special needs medical tourists

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) has witnessed a surge in the volume of patients with special needs at its facilities. From January to June this year, DHCC-based clinical facilities that provide therapy and treatment for individuals with special needs have reported an increase in patients

 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events