Saturday 27 August 2016

Etihad celebrates Emirati Women's Day

Etihad Airways has marked Emirati Women’s Day by announcing that more than half of the UAE nationals employed by the airline are women, including nearly 50 pilots. Aisha Al Mansoori recalls being mesmorised by the aerial activity at Al Ain Air Show in 2007. Nowadays, she is


Win a weightless flight with Zero-G

Zero Gravity Corporation (Zero-G), a provider of weightless flight in the US, is awarding four lucky winners the chance to experience weightless flight to celebrate its 400th commercial flight. Zero-G will run a video contest for its social media fans to choose the winners. Conte


Japan's ANA grounds some Dreamliners

Japan's biggest airliner ANA has started grounding some of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets for checks on the Rolls-Royce engines on them for corrosion. The airline, with a fleet of 50 Dreamliners, cancelled nine flights using the aircraft on Friday and may have to cancel more


Sky Prime wins licence for Saudi domestic flights

Sky Prime Aviation Services has become the latest aviation company in Saudi Arabia to be awarded a national air operator licence under an ongoing liberalisation of the kingdom's aviation market. The company, which provides private jets, received the licence for chartered flig


Oman showcases 'luxury tourism' hotspots

Luxury tourism is emerging as one of the biggest trends in the travel sector with many travelers seeking quest for new luxurious horizons. With affluent travellers seeking personalised experiences and indulgences at unique locations, Oman's tourism ministry throws light on some of its amazi


Serbian graduates on track with Etihad engineering training

A group of students from Belgrade in Serbia have completed the first phase of their engineering training in the UAE and will now commence the next stage of their practical learning with Etihad Airways Engineering.   The students are from one of several batches of engineering


Qatar Airways offers exclusive Haj kits to pilgrims

Qatar Airways is embracing the spirit of Haj by providing pilgrims with exclusive Haj kits designed and assembled with items to assist them during their spiritual journey. The Haj kits will be offered to all passengers travelling for pilgrimage on the airline’s flights to J


Mövenpick Tala Bay appoints new GM

Dan Benzaquen has been appointed general manager of the five-star Mövenpick Tala Bay, an upscale family-friendly resort located on the shores of the Red Sea in Jordan. A seasoned hotelier with more than 13 years of industry experience, Benzaquen brings his enthusiasm for re-


Oman to unveil new Al Hoota Cave experience

Al Hoota Cave, Oman’s most popular natural tourist destination, will reopen to the public on September 5. The first tourist cave to open in the GCC, the facilities at Al Hoota have undergone significant improvements and will be open for visitors ahead of the Eid Al Adha hol


Inmarsat certifies Honeywell in-flight wi-fi hardware

Honeywell has secured final certification from satellite service provider Inmarsat for JetWave, the company’s package of exclusive hardware that will allow connection to GX Aviation, the new in-flight broadband service from Inmarsat. Users can consistently and more quickly

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