Tuesday 28 June 2016

Bahrain airport revamp to see more flights, airlines

Bahrain is expected to witness an increase in direct flights and airlines as a result of ongoing Airport Modernisation Programme (AMP) due for completion by 2019, a top official was quoted as saying in the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please


Crashed EgyptAir black box repaired

Egypt investigators said that the flight data recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 had been successfully repaired, paving the way for investigators to analyse data that may explain why the jet plunged into the Mediterranean last month. The investigators added in a statement


Bahrain airport to close car park B facility

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of the Bahrain International Airport, is set to close the Car Park B facility for carrying out construction works related to the new passenger terminal building starting from tomorrow (July 28) . This comes as part of


Etihad, Abu Dhabi Global Market ink partnership

Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have signed a landmark agreement that sees the airline become the Official Airline Partner of ADGM. The agreement harnesses the roles of both entities as ambassadors of Abu Dhabi and key players in delivering on Abu Dhabi’s


Ramada Downtown Dubai names new GM

Ramada Downtown Dubai, a leading hotel in the UAE emirate, has appointed Shahzad Butt as its new general manager. Butt has been in the hotel industry for 25 years. He was the cluster general manager of Chelsea Tower Hotel Apartments and Chelsea Gardens Hotel Apartments, and group


Third Al Habtoor City hotel to open in August

Al Habtoor Group chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor has announced that all three of the luxury hotels within the Hotel Collection at Al Habtoor City will be open by the end of summer. Following the opening of the W Dubai - Al Habtoor City last week, and The St Regis Dubai at the en


Qatar Executive to be showcased at UK aviation show

Qatar Airways has announced that it will be showcasing two luxurious aircraft from its Qatar Executive fleet at the Farnborough International Airshow in the UK, which will take place from July 11 to 17. Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “Qatar Airways


Doubts grow over Airbus A380 sale to Iran

As Western planemakers seek to finalise lucrative deals to sell some 200 jets to Iran, doubts are growing over the sale of a dozen Airbus A380 superjumbo jets to the country's national flag carrier, several people familiar with deal said. Iran's return to the internationa


Alpha operates 7,000 helicopter trips annually

UAE-based Alpha Destination Management, a leading destination management company in the GCC, has recorded robust growth in its helicopter service, operating as many as 7,000 trips annually in the country. Alpha Destination Management in partnership  with premium aviation ser


Turkish Airlines flies to Hanoi

Turkish Airlines continues to expand its already substantial Far Eastern network with new flights launched to Hanoi, Vietnam. Roundtrip flights between Istanbul and Hanoi will be operated five times per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in both direct

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