Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways to increase flights to Frankfurt

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways to increase flights to Frankfurt

The new services will increase the total number of weekly flights to the German destination to 11

Qatar

Qatar Airways Cargo resumes passenger freighter service to Penang

The service will recommence from February 2, 2023

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launches direct flights to Amman

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch direct flights to Amman

The new service will connect Abu Dhabi International Airport to Queen Alia International Airport

Emirates operates demo flight with 100% SAF

Emirates Airline operates demo flight with 100% SAF

It is the first passenger airline in the world to operate a Boeing 777 powering a GE engine with 100 per cent SAF

Saudi Arabia launches four-day transit visa

Saudi Arabia’s new free stopover visa: Here’s what you need to know

Visitors can apply for the transit visa, which is valid for three months, starting today through Saudia Airlines and Flynas’ electronic platforms

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi transports over 1.2 million passengers in 2022

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi transports over 1.2 million passengers in 2022

Wizz Air currently flies to a total of 36 destinations to 25 different countries from Abu Dhabi

dnata launches operations in zanzibar

UAE’s dnata invests $10m in Zanzibar, launches operations at ZNZ

The three companies – dnata, Emirates Leisure Retail and SEGAP – will work closely together to deliver services for airlines and passengers at ZNZ’s newly-built international terminal 3

Emirates aircraft being fueled with SAF

UAE’s Emirates completes engine ground testing with 100% sustainable aviation fuel

The ground test results will pave the way for the airline’s first experimental test flight using 100 per cent SAF in one engine, which is due for take off this week

Emirates Skywards members can win up to one million Miles

Emirates Skywards members come from over 180 countries, and have redeemed more than 140 billion Miles between 2018 and 2022

Emirates to increase flights to Sydney, Melbourne; resume service to Christchurch

Emirates to increase flights to Sydney, Melbourne; resume service to Christchurch

With the increase in flights, Emirates will be operating 63 weekly services to Australia by mid-year

etihad to join Masdar, bp, Tadweer, ADNOC in study to explore SAF production in the UAE

Masdar, ADNOC, bp, Tadweer, Etihad to explore SAF production in UAE

The entities will jointly conduct a feasibility study for the region’s first project to produce sustainable aviation fuel using renewable hydrogen and municipal solid waste

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi's inaugural flight lands in Turkiye

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s inaugural flight lands in Turkiye

Flights from Abu Dhabi to Ankara will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Etihad Airways to double flights on Abu Dhabi-Jakarta route

Etihad Airways to double flights on Abu Dhabi-Jakarta route

The flights will be operated using Etihad’s fleet of Boeing B787 and B777 aircraft

Qatar Airways, Air Serbia sign comprehensive codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways, Air Serbia sign comprehensive codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways currently operates five weekly flights between Doha and Belgrade, the Serbian capital

Emirates to reintroduce A380 on Dubai-Casablanca route

Emirates to reintroduce A380 on Dubai-Casablanca route

Starting April 15, the airline will replace the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft currently used between Dubai and Casablanca with the A380

Etihad airways, Satavia sign contract

UAE’s Etihad, UK-based Satavia sign contrail management contract

Aircraft-generated condensation trails, or contrails, cause surface warming responsible for up to two-thirds of aviation’s climate impact

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

The new service will increase the airline’s operations in the Asian market to 14 weekly flights

Etihad Airways announces new routes to two European destinations

Etihad Airways announces new routes to two European destinations

The flights will be operated using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

Saudi Flynas

Saudi low cost carrier Flynas eyes expansion with overseas units

The airline said it would seek so-called Air Operator Certificates in two unidentified countries as it looks to double the scale of its operations

Plane crash

Pokhara plane crash worsens Nepal’s aviation safety record

Sunday’s was the 11th fatal plane crash in Nepal in as many years, Aviation Safety Network data show

Emirates to resume passenger services to Shanghai, Beijing

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Shanghai, Beijing

The carrier’s four weekly flights to Guangzhou will also increase to a daily service from February 1

Emirates to operate second service to Brisbane from June 1

Dubai’s Emirates doubles services to Brisbane

The expansion will boost capacity through Brisbane by more than a quarter of a million seats per year both ways

Etihad announces Global Sale 2023

UAE-based Etihad Airways’ annual Global Sale kicks off

Travellers can enjoy special sale fares to select destinations, with the Global Sale running until January 20, for travel between January 18 and June 15 this year

Wizzair launches flights from Jeddah to Europe

Wizz Air inaugurates three new routes from Europe to Jeddah

The new routes are a part of a line-up of 24 new routes to Saudi Arabia announced in recent months by Wizz Air

Us airports outage

US flight chaos puts spotlight on FAA after a tough year

The situation is an awkward turn for aviation officials, coming shortly after the Southwest meltdown stranded thousands of passengers during the holidays

Flydubai

Flydubai expands its network in Kazakhstan to three destinations

The airline has announced the resumption of flights to Shymkent International Airport from February 28

Middle East aviation stats for Nov 2022

Middle East airlines witnessed 84.6% rise in traffic in November, says IATA

Total global traffic in November rose 41.3 per cent compared to the previous year

Saudia

Saudia opens airport operations building in Jeddah

The mini terminal includes artificial intelligence-powered self-boarding kiosks and five luggage carousels as well as 15 meeting rooms for pre-flight cabin crew briefings

Qatar

Qatar launches first commercial charter flight to and from Kazakhstan

The nation has identified Kazakhstan as one of 15 target markets where tourists can relax, rejuvenate and enjoy Qatar’s vibrant culture

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim adds Global 7500 to its managed fleet

The new aircraft will be based at DCAF’s home base at Al Maktoum International Airport