Wednesday 22 October 2014

Jazeera Airways Q3 profits soar 22.6pc

Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways Group today announced a record net profit of KD8.1 million ($28 million) for the third quarter of this year, up 22.6 per cent from KD6.6 million ($22.82 million) during the same period in 2013, making it the company’s best quarter in history. Th


Etihad named in LinkedIn's 'in-demand employer’ list

Etihad Airways, UAE’s national airline, has been recognised as one of the world’s most attractive employers on LinkedIn’s ‘Global 100 InDemand Employers’ list. LinkedIn, a leading professional network on the Internet, announced the rankings at its 20


Dubai's Bollywood theme park to have 16 attractions

Dubai Parks and Resorts, a Meraas Holding company, has unveiled details of the region’s debut Bollywood Parks Dubai, a first-of-its-kind entertainment destination that will showcase the authentic Indian movie experience in an interactive format.   Located in Jebel Ali,


Air Arabia launches new route in Saudi Arabia

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s largest low-cost carrier, has announced the launch of non-stop service to Al Jouf, Saudi Arabia. Al Jouf is the 11th destination of Air Arabia in the kingdom. The scheduled flights will operate weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays from O


Premier Inn to double Mideast hotel inventory

Premier Inn, UK’s largest hotel operator, has set sights on a portfolio of 2,687 rooms across properties in the Middle East in less than three years, up from 1,356 operating rooms today. Darroch Crawford, managing director for Premier Inn in the Middle East, said: “This mea


Emirates expects slow growth until decade end

Dubai-based Emirates airline can expect slow progress until the end of the decade as the Dubai government invests capital in further developing the emirate as a global aviation hub, a senior official said. The airline expansion will be a lot less than in recent years, said Anand Lakshm


Sole Dxb to showcase latest collection at d3

Sole, UAE’s premier lifestyle platform, will showcase the latest in footwear, apparel, hip-hop, street art, and basketball at the latest edition of the Sole Dxb exhibition at the Dubai Design District (d3). D3, to be held on November 14 and 15, is a purpose-built community dedica


Al Bustan unveils new look for food court

Al Bustan Centre and Residence (ABCR), a popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in Dubai, UAE, has renovated its rooms and suites including furnishing a new look for its Al Teaba Food Court.  The entire kitchen serving the food court has been renovated with newly-l


Al Anwa plans big hospitality projects in Makkah

Al Anwa for Investment & Real Estate Development, the property arm of Saudi-based Al Ibrahim Investment Group, has announced plans to develop a series of hospitality projects on a 30,000-sq m area at prime locations in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The project is being developed in p


Airbus shows off new VIP cabin concept

Airbus has launched a new VIP cabin concept for one of its corporate jets, offering a faster and more affordable way to the greater capacity, capability and comfort of a widebody for both private and government customers. Called Summit, the concept features a VIP section at the front o

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