Tuesday 26 July 2016

Boeing sees India market at 1,850 new jets

Boeing said on Tuesday it expects Indian airlines to order 1,850 new aircraft worth $265 billion over the next 20 years, up from an earlier forecast, thanks to the new aviation rules that the manufacturer said will boost demand. In March, the company had forecasted that demand fr


Mövenpick West Bay Doha restuarant wins top award

ForKnife Restaurant at Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha recently won the ‘Luxury Hotel Restaurant Award' at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards held in Switzerland. In its first year, the World Luxury Restaurant Awards programme, a global event that encourages top rest


Jazeera Airways gets approval for new terminal

Jazeera Airways has been granted approval by the Kuwait Council of Ministers for land to build a dedicated passenger terminal and car park buildings at Kuwait International Airport. The terminal is a solution proposed by the airline to help ease the congestion at Kuwait Internati


UAE spearheads $3bn MEA spa market growth

The spa market in the Middle East and Africa is valued at Dh11 billion this year ($3 billion), according to a new report. The leisure market report prepared by Euromonitor International ahead of The Leisure Show 2016 and Piscine Middle East 2016 reveals that the UAE shares over 1


Makkah hotel catches fire

A hotel in Makkah, one of the holiest cities in Saudi Arabia, caught fire on July 17, sending plumes of smoke over the area, said a report. Located in Azaziya neighborhood, firefighters worked hard to extinguish the flames that engulfed the 10-storey building,


Indulge in a gastronomic journey with Le Méridien Dubai

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre has announced the launch of ‘Culinary Compass’, a one-of-a-kind passport that takes you on an exciting gastronomic journey through the hotel’s 18 global restaurants, all in one destination. Food lovers are in for a


Emirates recognised for network strategy

Dubai's Emirates airline was awarded the inaugural Network Strategy award at The Airline Strategy Awards, run by the established air transport industry news and analysis provider Flight Airline Business. Adnan Kazim, divisional senior vice president Strategic Planning, Revenue Opti


Oman Air plane suffers tyre burst in Dar es Salaam

An Oman Air plane carrying 158 passengers and six crew members from Muscat suffered a tyre burst while landing at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam on Saturday, said a report. "We would like to confirm that flight WY707 from Muscat to Dar es Salaam suffer


Kuwait Airways flight makes emergency landing in Dhaka

A Kuwait Airways flight en route to Bangkok was forced to make an emergency landing at Dhaka International Airport, Bangladesh after a passenger died mid-air, said a report. According to a report in WAM, flight 411 resumed its journey to Bangkok after the necessary proce


New EAM for Diplomat Radisson Blu Bahrain

The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Bahrain has appointed Petr Dubsky as the property's new executive assistant manager. Dubsky, a Czech national, has gained extensive experience in the hospitality industry since starting his career nearly 10 years ago. He started in 2008 with T

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