Alitalia CEO Cramer Ball has confirmed that up to 2,000 jobs will be cut, which is a 50 per cent reduction in office staff and a 20 per cent reduction in non-flying operational roles, said a report.
"Headcount reductions are
The International Air Transport Association (Iata) has welcomed the announcement that the Austrian Air Travel Tax will be halved from January 1, 2018.
The Austrian Ministers Council confirmed that the decision was taken to increas
Dubai-based Emirates is offering travellers in the UAE reduced fares to some of its most popular destinations in Europe, the US, Far East and South Asia as part of its UAE National Day promotion.
The special fares apply to Economy
Economic and financial challenges affecting Africa could spell doom for its aviation sector as international airlines, including Emirates, has concluded plans to reduce the frequency of its flights to African cities or cut routes completely, sai
Tunisair, Tunisia's state-owned carrier, plans to lay off 1,000 employees, or more than 12 per cent of its full-time workforce, as part of reform plans, the Transport Minister told Reuters on Monday.
Transport Minister Anis Gu
Air fares for Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the kingdom's national carrier, could be reduced under government proposals, said a report.
The Transport and Communications Committee at the Shoura Council is to discuss the pros
Egypt will divert natural gas supplies away from industry in August to meet increased demand from electric power plants, an official at the country's state gas board EGAS told Reuters on Monday.
Natural gas shortages have in t
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has approved the 2016-2017 draft budget, as well as an economic development plan, and sent both to parliament for passage, state news agency Mena said.
The draft budge
Bahrain’s obesity rate could be trimmed down by as much as 30 per cent if more people opted for robotic weight-loss surgery, according to a visiting expert. Surgical gastroenterologist and bariatric surgeon Dr Prasad Krishnan said the pr