Monday 17 June 2019

Flydubai’s inaugural flight lands in Naples

Dubai-based airline flydubai celebrated its inaugural service to Naples (NAP) recently becoming the first national carrier for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to offer direct flights from Dubai. With up to five flights a week, Naples becomes flydubai’s second destination in


Boeing to acquire airplane interiors company

Boeing has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based EnCore Group, an aerospace interiors company that designs, certifies and produces airplane galleys and seats for airlines and also supplies products and components to Boeing. Boeing’s acquisition of EnCore Gro


Gulf Air launches debut flight to Spanish city Malaga

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air has announced the launch of its inaugural summer service to Malaga Costa del Sol in South Spain.    The Gulf Air’s flight GF021 was welcomed into Spanish airport with a water cannon salute and, upon arrival, a c


Etihad celebrates 15 years of German operations

UAE national carrier Etihad Airways is celebrating 15 years of its operations in Germany. The airline, which launched its debut Munich flight in 2004, now operates five times a day between its hub Abu Dhabi and Germany.   This comes as the UAE and Germany intens


UAE, India to renegotiate bilateral air service pact

The UAE government has called upon Indian civil aviation authorities on the urgent need to start negotiations on revising the existing agreement since full capacity has been reached under the present pact.   The UAE government has urged Indian civil aviation aut


The St. Regis Amman opens doors

The St. Regis Amman, one of Eagle Hills projects in Jordan, has opened its doors, marking the debut of the iconic luxury brand in Jordan. The hotel is situated in the capital’s best address, a prime location in the affluent district of Abdoun. True to the legacy of the icon


Suski takes on a new role at Millennium Hotels and Resorts

Millennium Hotels & Resorts has promoted Alexander Suski to the role of associate vice President Sales & Marketing for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Suski joined Millennium Hotels and Resorts in 2016 as a regional director of sales and marketing for the Middle East a


Palace Downtown welcomes new GM

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties, has appointed Marianne Fitzgerald as the general manager of Palace Downtown, Dubai, a premium luxury hotel under Address Hotels + Resorts, and ideally positioned by the Burj Lake.   An Austrian


Bahrain Tourism reviews Q1 results at roundtable session

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) recently held a roundtable discussion to present the results of its representative offices for the first quarter and to discuss its detailed program for tourism companies and charter flights in partnership with the tourism stakeholders.


Turkey rises in popularity as shopping destination

The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey rose significantly in 2018 (to 39.4 million), driving international spend to an all-time high, partly due to the country’s growing popularity as a shopping destination. According to recent reports, the Turkish city of Istanbul

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