Etihad Airways suspends Dallas link after American Airlines codeshare termination makes it ‘commercially unsustainable’

The rivalry between the US majors and the Gulf hub carriers has taken another notable turn after United Arab Emirates (UAE) national airline Etihad Airways…..

Dubai International Airport continues its meteoric rise as it closes in on 90mppa landmark

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) surpassed 43 million in the first half of 2017, according to official traffic reports from operator Dubai Airports……

Emirates faces a big dilemma – how do you replace the A380?

With continued slow sales – or should that be non-existent sales – of the Airbus A380 over the past two years and it looking increasingly…..

Dubai Airports reports busiest month in history with 8.1m pax in Jul-2017

Dubai International Airport reported (22-Aug-2017) traffic highlights for Jul-2017: Passengers: 8.1 million, +5.9% year-on-year; Cargo: 213,258 tonnes, +5.0%; Aircraft movements: 34,181, -4.7%. The airport reported South America was…..

A hop, skip and jump along the Kangaroo Route

From a nine stop ‘hop’, via a one-stop ‘skip’ via an Asian or Middle East Hub to a non-stop ‘jump’ launching next spring, the popular…..

Emirates tie-up with flydubai will deliver more than 50 destinations to its global network

An extensive partnership between United Arab Emirates (UAE) carriers Emirates Airline and flydubai will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers enhanced…..

Expatriate demand behind Etihad Dreamliner deployment to Beirut

Etihad Airways this week introduced the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled daily service between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…..

Emirates helps sprout uplift in long-haul connectivity from Brussels

Emirates Airline has carried over half a million passengers between its Dubai International Airport hub and the Belgian capital since launching operations to Brussels on…..

Qatar Airways faces crisis as escalating diplomatic row sees border and airspace closures

Air travel across parts of the Middle East has become very complicated after Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cut ties…..