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Air Canada and flydubai partner to expand network via codeshare and interline agreements

21 May 2023

Air Canada and flydubai announced a new partnership to expand the footprint between Canada and the Middle East, East Africa, Indian Subcontinent and southern Asia. Nine flydubai routes will be included in the codeshare agreement, including services from Dubai to Bahrain, Colombo, Dammam, Jeddah, Karachi, Madinah and Muscat, pending final regulatory approval. The carriers will also interline on services to more than 60 flydubai destinations in the Middle East, East Africa and southern Asia, inclu...

Mangaluru International Airport wins platinum rating in ACI green airports recognition

21 May 2023

The Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) has attained the prestigious Platinum rating in the Airports Council International (ACI)'s Green Airports Recognition (GAR) programme 2023 in the under 8 million passengers per year category. Bestowed by ACI-Asia-Pacific, the rating is a testament to MIA's unwavering dedication and accomplishments in green sustainability initiatives, a release from the MIA here said.

The rating is a recognition towards MIAs continued mission to becoming one of t...

New service at BER – facial recognition replaces boarding pass

21 May 2023

Berlin Brandenburg Airport is introducing BER Traveller – a digital service for biometric access control. Effective immediately, Lufthansa Group Airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings’ HON Circle Members and Senators can enjoy the new service at BER. They previously had to show their boarding pass to get to the security control’s priority lane. This is now no longer necessary. Convenient and easy, these passengers now have fast access to the priority securi...

Etihad Airways launches flights to Osaka

21 May 2023

Etihad will launch flights to Osaka in Japan from October. The national airline of the UAE is expanding its network by adding its first non-stop flights to the hub city of Japan's Kansai region.

Osaka will be the airline’s second destination in Japan, after Tokyo, which the airline has been flying to for 13 years. From October 1, Etihad will run five weekly flights from Abu Dhabi to Osaka using its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Wizz Air and eSIM Go launch Wizz eSIM service

21 May 2023

Wizz Air has partnered with eSIM Go to launch a new digital ancillary service offering mobile data bundles to Wizz’s passengers. The Wizz eSIM service will be powered by eSIM Go’s Breeze solution and will provide data eSIM bundles to Wizz customers in target destinations across North Africa, the Middle East and Asia, where roaming charges for European passengers are highest.

IndiGo inducts 2nd Boeing 777 aircraft; to operate on Mumbai-Istanbul route

21 May 2023

IndiGo said it has inducted a second wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft in its fleet, which it will operate on the Mumbai-Istanbul route.

After operating a narrow-body Airbus fleet, in single-class configuration for over 16 years, the Gurugram-based IndiGo commenced twin-aisle aircraft operations earlier this year with one B777 on the Delhi-Istanbul route, wet leased from Turkish Airlines.

IndiGo has a codeshare pact with Turkish Airlines among several other carriers.

Saudia and Kuwait Airways Sign Codeshare Agreement

21 May 2023

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of the State of Kuwait announce a codeshare agreement, which provides enhanced connections and convenience to guests of both airlines, in a signing ceremony that took place in SAUDIA’s headquarter in Jeddah.

As part of its codeshare cooperation, each airline will place the other airline’s marketing code on its flights operated between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and other rou...

IndiGo to begin one more daily service from Thiruvananthapuram to Mumbai

21 May 2023

IndiGo Airlines will be starting one more daily service from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport to Mumbai. The new service will begin from Monday, ticket booking for which has started. This is IndiGo’s third daily service on this route. The Mumbai-Thiruvananthapuram service (6E 5114) will depart at 6.20 am and arrive at 8.25 am. The return flight (6E 5116) will depart from Thiruvananthapuram at 8.55 am and reach Mumbai at 11 am. The flight will operate from the domestic terminal at Shankhu...

Indigo reports best ever fourth quarter net profit

21 May 2023

IndiGo continued on the path of profitability as it reported its best-ever fourth-quarter net profit of Rs 9,192 million for the quarter ended March 2023, a 155 per cent jump year-on-year.

Excluding foreign exchange gain of Rs 2,528 million, the net profit for the quarter aggregated to Rs 6,664 million. For the year ended March 2023, IndiGo reported a profit of INR 26,540 million, excluding foreign exchange impact. Including foreign exchange impact, IndiGo reported a net loss of INR 3,0...

IndiGo announces six new direct routes between India and Middle East

21 May 2023

IndiGo has announced six new routes between India and Middle East. The flight routes will be active from June 1, 2023. With these additions, IndiGo now offers Super 6E fares on flights to 23 international destinations. Earlier this year, the airline launched this service on flights to Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Singapore, Istanbul, Dhaka, Muscat, and Bahrain last year. Customers can book the tickets by visiting the official site of IndiGo.

Oman Airports unveils 5-year roadmap for strategic growth

21 May 2023

Oman Airports has outlined a corporate roadmap for the implementation of a number of strategic projects and initiatives designed to strengthen the positioning of Oman’s aviation sector as a key enabler of airline travel, tourism, air-logistics, e-commerce, private aeronautical services, airport city developments and national economic growth in general.

A five-year ‘Corporate Strategy 2027 & Financial Capital’ roadmap, spanning the 2023 – 2027 timeframe, also envisions a goal to privatiz...

Vietnam Airlines to launch online check-in service at Mumbai airport

21 May 2023

Vietnam Airlines will launch direct flights between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam and India’s commercial hub of Mumbai, and launch online check-in service for passengers departing from Mumbai International Airport from May 20.

Passengers can save time by check-in online via website or mobile app Vietnam Airlines within 24 hours until 60 minutes prior to their scheduled departure.

After completing the online check-in process, passengers will...

Qantas eyes return to 100% of pre-Covid capacity by March 2024

21 May 2023

Qantas Airways, Australia's flagship carrier, said today it expects its international capacity to reach about 100% of pre-Covid-19 levels by March 2024, as it plans to add more seats and aircraft to its global network.

The carrier plans to add about 1 million seats to its international network over a 12-month period starting late-October, Qantas said. It has brought back five international aircraft into its fleet in the past six months and will lease two Airbus A330s from Finnair to mee...

Emirates to do away with printed boarding pass for flights departing Dubai

16 May 2023

Emirates will scrap the printed boarding pass and will issue mobile boarding through email or SMS.

The move towards digital-enabled travel journey is a initiative to reduce paper waste. "Passengers checking in at Terminal 3 will receive their mobile boarding pass via email or SMS. Passengers who check in online can load their boarding pass into their Apple Wallet or Google Wallet, or retrieve their boarding pass on the user-friendly Emirates App," said the airlines in a state...

Air France-KLM plans to expand IndiGo codeshare

16 May 2023

Air France-KLM plans to bolster its partnership with India’s largest airline IndiGo, airline executives said. The development coincides with the Tata group-owned Air India announcing plans to launch flights to Amsterdam.

“We are working on it to see how we can make some expansion for the international route of IndiGo in the sub-continent. It is a work in progress...demand is high anyway, so it is needed," said Claude Sarre, general manager Indian sub-continent.

Qatar Airways to Fly Direct Doha to Auckland Service

16 May 2023

Qatar Airways is re-introducing a direct Doha to Auckland flight, which commences on 1 September 2023 and will operate seven times a week/departing daily at 01:50 local time. Qatar Airways will be operating an Airbus A350-1000 on the route with 46 Business Class and 281 Economy Class seats. A key feature of the service is the Qsuite, which is available to Business Class passengers.

Air New Zealand reveals more on their world-first in-air bunkbeds

16 May 2023

New Zealand flag carrier, Air New Zealand, has revealed more on their world-first bunkbeds, Skynest – the world’s first in-air sleeping pods. Thus far, the Skynest concept has been confirmed to be available on New York and Chicago services from 2024. Air New Zealand unveiled the concept back in June of last year, to offer the best sleep in the sky with luxury seating and the sleeping pods on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet

Emirates Group announces 2022-23 results

16 May 2023

The Emirates Group today released its 2022-23 Annual Report, reporting its most profitable year ever on the back of strong demand across its businesses.

Emirates achieved new record profits, a complete turnaround from its loss position last year.

Both Emirates and dnata saw significant revenue increases in 2022-23 as the Group expanded its air transport and travel-related operations following the removal of nearly all pandemic-related restrictions around the world.

Emirates SkyCargo to double its capacity in next decade

16 May 2023

Emirates SkyCargo has added 2 Boeing 747-400Fs to its freighter fleet, showing its strong confidence in the global cargo market in a current environment of volatility.

The cargo division of Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is expecting 15 more freighters to join its fleet from announced orders and its freighter conversion program, plus a boost in belly-hold capacity from new passenger aircraft deliveries starting with Airbus A350s in late summer 2024, followed by 777...

New offer from Lufthansa: Buy fresh food at a lower price with "Onboard Delights Last Minute

16 May 2023

Lufthansa has offered its passengers on cross-border European flights lasting more than an hour a varied, high-quality range of fresh meals, packaged snacks and drinks for purchase. The fresh meals, such as salads, bowls and sandwiches, are prepared fresh daily by catering company Gate Gourmet according to recipes from dean&david at the Frankfurt and Munich locations. Cake specialties from Dallmayr are also offered. Because they are deliberately prepared without colorants or preservatives, they ...

Dubai airport welcomes 21m travelers in Q1

16 May 2023

Dubai Airports expected that passenger traffic through Dubai International Airport (DXB) would increase by the end of this year 2023 to 83.6 million passengers. The airport received about 21.2 million passengers during the first quarter of this year.

Travel traffic through DXB continues to grow during the current year, as it received about 21.2 million passengers during the first quarter, due to Dubai Airports Company.

Qatar Airways to re-introduce direct flights to Auckland

16 May 2023

Qatar Airways will re-introduce direct Doha to Auckland flight, which will commence on September 1, 2023 and will operate seven times a week/departing daily at 01:50 local time.

Qatar Airways will be operating an Airbus A350-1000 on the route with 46 Business Class and 281 Economy Class seats. A key feature of the service is the Qsuite, which is available to Business Class passengers.

Qantas to launch world’s longest flight from Sydney to London in 2025

16 May 2023

The holder of bragging rights for operating the world’s longest flight may soon change once again.

Qantas’ nonstop flight from Sydney Airport (SYD) to London's Heathrow Airport (LHR) seems poised to reign as the world’s longest flight — clocking in at a whopping 10,576 miles and 20 hours long — once it debuts in late 2025.

Biman Bangladesh secures funding for Airbus order

16 May 2023

Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG, Dhaka) has secured funding to purchase ten Airbus aircraft after signing a joint communique with the United Kingdom that will allow it to access funds via the UK Export Finance scheme. The communique was signed in London on May 6 just days after the airline said it wanted to buy the planes.

“This deal demonstrates the UK's commitment to strengthening Bangladesh’s aviation industry, in turn helping to create jobs in both countries,” said Lord Dominic J...

flydubai receives award at the 2023 Business Traveller Middle East Awards

07 May 2023

flydubai, received an award for the Best Low-Cost Airline serving the Middle East for the ninth time at the 2023 Business Traveller Middle East Awards.

The award recognises flydubai’s strong business model and dedication to creating free flows of trade and tourism which have allowed its continued growth and ongoing network expansion. It is also in recognition of flydubai's business model which offers passengers the opportunity to choose how they would like to travel by selecting a fare ...

Emirates and Etihad announce interline expansion, offering better itinerary options to boost UAE tourism

07 May 2023

Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand their interline agreement and provide travellers additional itinerary options when visiting the UAE. This first of its kind agreement between the two UAE carriers aims to capitalise on opportunities to boost tourism to the UAE from key source markets by enabling visitors to experience more than one destination in a single itinerary.

This summer, customers of each airline will be able to purcha...

flydubai launches a Premium Business Class Experience, “The Business Suite”

07 May 2023

flydubai, unveils its latest premium business class seat, offering passengers added comfort, privacy and an exceptional onboard experience.

The Business Suite, designed exclusively for single-aisle aircraft, is the latest evolution in flydubai’s Business Class offering which will see 10 suites introduced to a number of the carrier’s newest aircraft before the end of 2023. The new seat will offer all passengers in Business Class direct aisle access, which rivals the Business Class experi...

Emirates adds 5 new Airbus A380s to summer flights schedule, braces for travel surge

07 May 2023

Emirates revealed that it is adding 5 new Airbus A380s to the summer flights schedule, to serve more routes amidst the continuing momentum in customer demand after the Covid-19 pandemic. Adnan Kazim, Emirates' Chief Commercial Officer, affirmed that customer demand is still witnessing strong levels, and it is expected that 2023 will be a year of robust recovery, exceeding the levels recorded during 2022. Kazim told the Emirates News Agency (WAM) on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM...

Airbus reports First Quarter (Q1) 2023 results

07 May 2023

Airbus reported consolidated financial results for its First Quarter (Q1) ending 31 March 2023.

“The first quarter confirmed strong demand for our products, particularly for commercial aircraft. We delivered 127 commercial aircraft, which is reflected in the Q1 financials. The quarter also benefited from a good performance in Helicopters,” said Guillaume Faury, Airbus Chief Executive Officer. “We continue to face an adverse operating environment that includes in particular persistent te...

Qatar Airways Launches Safety and Security Week 2023 with Key Local Partners

07 May 2023

Qatar Airways launched its Safety and Security Week 2023, which sees a continuous and multifaceted focus across the group on maintaining the absolute highest safety and security standards. The launch event, as well as activities taking place throughout the week include the Ministry of Interior; General Directorate of Civil Defence, Drug Enforcement Directorate, Al Fazaa Police, Traffic Awareness Department, Community Policing Department, the Police Canine Section, Cyber & Financial Crimes Preven...

Emirates reaffirms its commitment to supporting Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka

07 May 2023

Emirates has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) at the Arabian Travel Market 2023 in Dubai with three tourism boards - Tourism Seychelles, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.

All three agreements reaffirm the airline’s commitment to the island-nations and outline key joint initiatives to promote trade and tourism to the respective countries.

Etihad takes comfort to the next level with new 787 Dreamliner seats unveiled at Arabian Travel Market

07 May 2023

Etihad Airways, is showcasing a suite of new products and enhancements at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai this week. The airline revealed the new interior for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will join the fleet in the third quarter of this year adding to the 39 Dreamliners Etihad already operates.

“Etihad’s new 787 Dreamliner cabin interior showcases further enhancements to our award-winning and industry renowned cabins. Our new Business class takes the guest experience to new height...

flydubai in talks with Airbus and Boeing for a new plane deal by end of 2023

07 May 2023

flydubai hopes to complete a deal for new aircraft by the end of 2023, or even in time for the Dubai Airshow, which is held in November.

According to the News, the airline is in negotiations with the two largest plane manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing. Although the airline is currently an all Boeing fleet, the carrier is interested in Airbus A320neo models, as well as the Boeing 737 MAX.

Saudia Airlines Raises the Bar with New Business Class Seats

07 May 2023

Saudia Airlines Saudi Arabian Airlines, also known as Saudia, has launched a new business-class seat that promises to offer its passengers a luxurious and comfortable flying experience. The airline unveiled the state-of-the-art business seat at Dubai’s annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM)

Emirates strengthens collaboration with Indonesia, Morocco and Zimbabwe Tourism

07 May 2023

Emirates has signed a three Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) on the side-lines of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) with Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the Moroccan National Tourism Office and Tourism Authority of Zimbabwe to promote inbound travel and boost visitor numbers.

The airline is renewing its pledge to support Indonesia’s travel and tourism sector, with its ongoing efforts to promote the country as a varied and exciting travel destination by launching join...

Ethiopian Airlines Marks 50yrs Of Flying To UK

07 May 2023

Ethiopian Airlines is celebrating the 50th year of the launch of its service to the United Kingdom (UK) in April 1973.

A statement by the media consultant to the airline in Nigeria, said that Ethiopian Airlines’ inaugural flight arrived in London-Heathrow on a Boeing 720-B, commencing with two flights a week. The statement said that the flight was originally operated via Cairo, Rome and Frankfurt with first and economy classes.

Now, Ethiopian offers daily non-stop A...

Etihad Airways to triple passenger numbers by 2030 in 'next chapter of growth', CEO says

07 May 2023

Etihad Airways aims to triple its number of passengers to 30 million and double its fleet to 150 planes by 2030 as it maps out the “next chapter of growth”, aided by its new planned airport terminal in Abu Dhabi, its chief executive said.

The Abu Dhabi-based airline plans to grow by 10 per cent annually in the next seven years in terms of number of passengers carried and available seats per kilometre, Antonoaldo Neves told The National. The target is part of a 10-year strategy...

Ethiopian Airlines Receives Its 20th Airbus A350-900

01 May 2023

Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its final Airbus A350-900, at least for the foreseeable future. The carrier accepted this new widebody on April 28th, with the aircraft touching down at its Addis Ababa hub the next day, April 29th. Now, in addition to nearly 20 Boeing jets, the carrier will wait for the four Airbus A350-1000s that it ordered last year.

Ethiopian Airlines: direct flight to Karachi

01 May 2023

Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to launch direct flights to Karachi, Pakistan as of 1 May 2023. Ethiopian first served Karachi from July 1966 to December 1971, and resumed the service from June 1993 until July 2004. The upcoming flight will be operated four times a week.

Commenting on the resumption of services to Karachi, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew said, “We are excited to return to Karachi nearly two decades after we last served the city. As the most popul...

From a ‘Globe’ to ‘Infinite Possibilities’ and everywhere in between: Emirates’ 30 years at

01 May 2023

Emirates is poised to showcase its latest roster of innovative products and fan-favourites at this year’s 30th edition of Arabian Travel Market, which gets underway on 1 May.

A milestone year for the event, which is celebrating its third decade of connecting the travel industry, this year also marks Emirates 30th year of partnership and commitment to ATM. When the exhibition first opened its doors thirty years ago, Emirates flew 15 aircraft to 30 cities and carried close to 2 million pa...

Emirates to expand global network with launch of services to Montréal in July

01 May 2023

Emirates announced it will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Montréal, starting 5 July. Montréal becomes Emirates’ second gateway in Canada, complementing its passenger services to Toronto, which have been operating to Ontario’s capital city since 2007.

The launch of services to Montréal comes as the UAE and Canada aim to deepen economic cooperation between the two nations and stimulate benefits to the aviation and tourism sectors, in addition to enhancing trade flows and commerc...

Canada with Air France and KLM

01 May 2023

As of 4 July, KLM is adding an additional direct flight from Amsterdam to Montreal. Offering a total of six direct flights a week. With Air France and KLM offering more than 80 weekly direct flights to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa, Quebec, Edmonton and Calgary, we can bring your customer to the Canadian destination their business takes them.

Ethiopian Airlines marks 50 years of service to UK

01 May 2023

Ethiopian Airlines, the leading and fastest growing Airline in Africa, is celebrating the 50th year of the launch of its service to the UK in April 1973.

Ethiopian Airlines’ inaugural flight arrived in London-Heathrow on a Boeing 720-B commencing with two flights a week. The flight was originally operated via Cairo, Rome and Frankfurt with First Class and Economy Class.

Emirates celebrates its aviators’ journeys on World Pilots’ Day

01 May 2023

Airline pilots connect people with places and help create treasured memories – whether it’s an unforgettable holiday, a rock concert, a friend’s wedding or a mother’s warm hug. So on World Pilots’ Day, Emirates salutes its highly skilled aviators for their contributions to global travel and the airline’s business, while continuing to recruit First Officers and seasoned Captains.

Fun fact: when Emirates launched its services in 1985, the airline’s pilots then were part of the two we...

Emirates opens new ‘City Check-In and Travel Store’ in Dubai International Financial Centre

01 May 2023

In the heart of Dubai’s bustling financial district, Emirates is set to launch a new City Check‑in and Travel Store, enabling customers to conveniently book travel, check-in for flights, drop luggage, shop for travel essentials, and save time at the airport. Located in the elite ICD Brookfield Place in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the state of art facility will be open from April 27.

As part of Emirates’ continuous investment into enhancing customer experience, the City ...

Etihad Airways planning to triple passengers to 30mn and double its fleet to 150 amid strategy shift

01 May 2023

Etihad Airways aims to triple the number of passengers its carriers to 30mn and nearly double its fleet to 150 planes by the end of the decade, the airline’s chief told in an interview in New Delhi.

Etihad’s plans come amid a shift in its strategy to focus on medium to long-haul destinations, moving away from operating ultra long-haul flights where competition is intense and profitability challenging, CEO Antonoaldo Neves said.

“Etihad has India as a priority,” Neves ...

Air India announces latest changes in its digital landscape to enhance customer engagement

01 May 2023

Air India on announced major progress in its efforts to modernise its digital systems landscape, with many initiatives already completed and several more in advanced stages towards completion. The airline has made significant investments in order to rapidly revamp its digital systems in close partnership with some of the world's leading technology firms. Air India has been making investing in building a cutting-edge digital and technology team with a vision to emerge as the world’s most technolo...

Abu Dhabi to launch first sustainable electric aircraft manufacturing facility in MENA

01 May 2023

UAE-based Monarch Airplane Manufacturing has signed an agreement with Chinese drone technology company EHang Holdings to set up an aircraft manufacturing plant in Abu Dhabi.

It would be the first facility in the Middle East and Africa to manufacture and operate sustainable electric-powered aircraft and drones for passengers and cargo transport, the companies said in a statement on Friday.

Under the agreement, the companies will also set up a command-and-con...

Passenger traffic growth highest at Mumbai airport in 2022-23

01 May 2023

Mumbai airport has registered the highest passenger traffic growth among all metro airports in the country for the second straight year in a row. In the financial year 2022-23, the year-on-year growth in Mumbai’s domestic and international passenger traffic combined was 102%, shows latest data released by the Airports Authority of India. Bengaluru came second with a combined passenger traffic growth of 96% followed by Chennai at 95%, Hyderabad at 69% and Delhi at 66% growth. Mumbai airport has b...

Ethiopian Introduces Arabic, French Services at Customer Centre

01 May 2023

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has started providing its Global Customer Interaction Center services in two additional international languages namely, Arabic and French.

The Global Customer Interaction Center underwent a major reform in 2014, expanding its interaction scope with customers from call handling to an omni-channel interaction leveraging multiple channels including social media.

Regarding the addition of these languages, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mes...

Dubai records rise in bookings as travel demand defies global economic headwinds

01 May 2023

Dubai recorded a rise in forward bookings, following growth in the number of international visitors during the first quarter, as travel demand to the Middle East's business and tourism hub defies global macroeconomic headwinds.

The global transit hub is also increasing efforts to promote itself as a stopover destination for travellers passing through Dubai International Airport (DXB), the world's busiest airport by international passenger numbers, said Issam Kazim, chief executive of th...

Lufthansa to operate new flights to India

01 May 2023

European airline major Lufthansa is set to expand its operations in India with the launch of flights from Munich to Bangalore and from Frankfurt to Hyderabad this year.

The flights on the Munich-Bangalore route will be operational three times a week and the first flight will be on November 3. On the Frankfurt-Hyderabad route, the flights will commence in the coming winter.

21 million passengers used Hyderabad airport in FY 23

01 May 2023

Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport served more than 21 million passengers during 2022-23. Out of the total number of passengers, 17.6 million were domestic and 3.4 international, GMR Hyderabad International Airport said in a press release. The total number of ATMs (air traffic movements) during the last fiscal was 160,597 of which 137,640 were domestic and 22,957 international.

Emirates increases flights across the GCC and Middle East ahead of Eid Al Fitr

25 April 2023

Emirates will be expanding its schedule this week to offer 38 additional flights across six cities in the GCC and Middle East to meet significant demand for Eid Al Fitr holiday travel. This year, more than 110,000 travellers are expected to board Emirates flights during Eid Al Fitr across the region, with additional flights planned for Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, Medina, Kuwait and Beirut.

In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Emirates will be adding four extra flights between 19-29 April to and...

Start your summer right with Etihad Airways limited-time offer

25 April 2023

Etihad Airways is treating their guests with a limited-time offer to select destinations, for those looking for exploration and adventure, or relaxation by the beach.

Travellers can take advantage of the offer to explore the beautiful city of Abu Dhabi with its cultural highlights, impressive architecture, world-class theme parks, as well as striking beaches and desert landscapes.

Qatar Airways celebrates Eid Al Fitr with all passengers

25 April 2023

Qatar Airways marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan and the start of ‘Eid Al-Fitr’ declared by the sighting of Shawwal’s crescent in the Lunar Calendar. Passengers travelling during the holiday period will experience special celebratory touches representative of the festivity throughout their journey at the airline’s lounges at Hamad International Airport and on board