Thursday 28 May 2020

Boeing resumes 737 MAX production

Boeing said it has resumed production of the 737 MAX at the company’s Renton factory in the US state of Washington, with implementation of more than a dozen initiatives focused on enhancing workplace safety and product quality.   Boeing said it


Gulf Air brings 80 tons of medical supplies in May

In response to national Covid-19 mitigation efforts, Gulf Air, the flag carrier of Bahrain, has imported 82 tons of medical supplies from India with partner medical suppliers.     Throughout the month of May, Gulf Air has operated four cargo flights fr


Vietnam golf scene on road to recovery

Two of Vietnam’s leading clubs, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip and Laguna Golf Lang Co, are backing the nation to reassert its reputation as one of the world’s hottest golfing destinations as the country eases its Covid-19 lockdown.   Golf was in hibernati


Geneva on track to welcoming travellers again soon

Following the improving situation in Switzerland in connection with Covid-19, and the constant  decrease in the number of new and active infected cases; the city of Geneva has started to softly open up while still maintaining the necessary security measures to ensure the health and safet


Dubai airport ready to welcome passengers

Dubai Airports has confirmed its readiness to support the resumption of scheduled operations by Emirates airline at Dubai International (DXB).   In a media advisory, Dubai Airports said: "All flights will operate from DXB’s Terminal 3 and those travel


UNWTO and CNN partner on Travel Tomorrow campaign

Inspiring people to dream of destinations to visit and Travel Tomorrow, when it is safe to do so, is the message behind a newly launched CNN campaign which was devised for the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).   The 60 second film, which runs on


Former UNWTO Secretary-General to speak at ATM Virtual

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has confirmed that the Chairman of the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) and former UNWTO Secretary-General, Dr. Taleb Rifai, will host a virtual summit as part of ATM Virtual.   The summit, which is titled &lsq


Experience Hub to launch first virtual roadshow

Experience Hub, a subsidiary of Miral - Abu Dhabi’s leading curator of experiences, and the trade and promotion arm of Yas Island Abu Dhabi, will launch its first-ever virtual roadshow to key markets including China, India, Europe and GCC, as part of a virtual transformation of travel t


Shurooq re-opens leisure destinations across Sharjah

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced the completion of a sterilisation drive across its properties, and opened its doors to their popular leisure and entertainment destinations, Al Qasba, Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Noor Island, the Flag Island, Heart of Sharjah, M


Airline debt to balloon by 28pc to $550bn: IATA

Global airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end and that’s a $120 billion increase over debt levels at the start of 2020, says an analysis by International Air Transport Association (IATA).    $67 billion of the new

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