Friday 21 November 2014

Kuwait Airways to buy 10 Boeing 777-ER planes

Kuwait Airways has agreed to buy 10 widebody 777-300ER passenger aircraft from manufacturer Boeing to upgrade its fleet, the airline's chairwoman said on Thursday. The deal has a value of $3.3 billion at list price, although airlines rarely pay the catalogue price.


Dubai’s business event industry to benefit from ICCA

Dubai’s business event industry has received a formidable international commendation with its successful bid to host the 2018 International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress, the international meeting industry’s most prestigious event. The winning of this


Jannah to open Abu Dhabi hotel in February

Jannah Hotels and Resorts plans to launch its latest hotel, Burj Al Sarab, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, early next year. The five-star hotel is scheduled to open on February 12, 2015, according to Nehme Imad Darwiche, CEO at Jannah Hotels and Resorts. The 318-room hotel will offer multi


Dubai Airports receives top honour

Dubai International Airport, one of the world’s busiest travel hubs, has won the ‘Airport of the Year’ award, while operator Dubai Airports has won ‘Training and Education Initiative of the Year’ at the Aviation Business Awards (ABA), which was held in Dubai, UAE.


VOR fleet heading to Abu Dhabi in December

Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) fleet, the seven contending yachts in the epic, nine-month, round-the-world, challenge, is officially on its way to Abu Dhabi, UAE. Following Cape Town’s successful first leg stopover, Abu Dhabi will host the second stopover from the middle of next month un


DUR Hospitality to invest $400m in new projects

Saudi Hotels and Resorts Company, recently rebranded as DUR Hospitality Company, will invest more than SR1.5 billion ($399.7 million) in developing three- and four-star hotels and luxury residential complexes as part of the company’s transformation and expansion programme. The ex


Etihad, Alitalia expand code-share deal

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Alitalia, Italy’s leading carrier, will offer enhanced connections between Abu Dhabi and three of Italy’s biggest cities next year under a major code-share deal. The deal will offer combined double-daily flights to


Etihad inaugurates San Francisco flight

Etihad Airways has launched a daily non-stop service from the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi to San Francisco in the US. The inaugural Fight EY183 touched down at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday night, marking the start of its new non-stop daily service to a fifth destina


Etihad’s new cabin design wins top award

The fresh design of Etihad Airways new Airbus A380 First Class product, called First Apartments, was recognised at the annual Society of British and International Design (SBID) Awards held at the Dorchester Hotel in London last week. London-based Acumen Design Associates, a collection


Flora completes $3.53m renovation

Flora Hospitality, a renowned hospitality brand in the UAE, has completed a Dh13 million ($3.53 million) renovation project of Flora Creek Deluxe Hotel Apartments in Dubai, UAE. For the completion of its renovation project, the hospitality company collaborated with architectural and in

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