Orders at the Paris Airshow surpassed $100 billion on Wednesday, as planemakers Boeing and Airbus cashed in on demand for fuel-efficient jets and growth in both budget carriers and emerging markets.
Ryanair, Europe's b
Qatar Airways picks US-based UTC Aerospace to provide a suite of nacelle maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for selected Airbus aircraft operated by the flag carrier.
The agreement for services covers Airbus A300 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines
Boeing said on Wednesday it had won a firm order from Oman Air for five 737-900ER planes valued at $473 million at list prices.
The order was previously logged as being from an unidentified customer.
It marks the first order for a 787-900ER from a Gulf customer. Om
Kuwait-based budget carrier Jazeera Airways said it had once again grabbed significant market shares on routes serving Amman, Beirut, Bahrain, Dubai, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, and Sohag in April.
Jazeera was also the
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, has partnered with US-based Taleris to launch a groundbreaking new technology which can help predict potential maintenance faults and advise on preventive action.
Taleris’ web-based prognostics service, part of its Intelligen
Renaissance Hotels is set to host its second annual Global Day of Discovery on June 19, at over 100 of its hotels around the world.
The hotels, including the Renaissance Sharm El Sheikh Golden View Beach and the Renaissance Hotel Doha City Centre, will offer guests the oppo
Boeing launched the 787-10 version of its flagship Dreamliner aircraft at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday with 102 firm orders worth nearly $30 billion at list prices.
The news came after rival Airbus clinched an $11.5 billion order from UK budget airline easyJet for 135 A320 neos,
Accor, a global hospitality chain, has overhauled its upscale Pullman brand and aims to have 150 hotels by 2015-2020 and 500 in the long term, said its chief executive officer.
“In 2007, we re-established Pullman. Now, we have overhauled its identity and service offer and m
National carrier Gulf Air said its senior manager customer care and service quality control Kavita Al Jassim has been elected chairwoman of the Worldwide Airlines Customer Relations Association (WACRA) for the sixth consecutive year.
WACRA is a world-wide organisation of air tran
A joint venture between Abu Dhabi investment fund Mubadala and US-based Prudential Financial has bought a newly built residential development on Saadiyat Island from the emirate's loss-making tourism development company.
The state-owned Tourism and Development Investment Comp