Baku

Azerbaijan Airlines upgrades fleet on Dubai-Baku route

The Baku-based airline operates daily flights to Dubai

Emirates

Dubai’s Emirates takes off to Tel Aviv, marks airline’s first passenger flight to Israel

Emirates flight EK931 departed with 335 passengers

DXB passengers

Dubai’s DXB to welcome 2.4 million passengers from June 24 until July 4

July 2 is expected to be the busiest day, with daily passenger traffic to surpass 235,000

northern runway

Dubai International’s northern runway reopens after upgrade

The first flights were welcomed onto the upgraded runway on the afternoon of June 22

flydubai network

Three million passengers are expected to travel across flydubai’s network this summer

An average of 8,500 monthly departures are scheduled across flydubai’s network from July to September

Emirates

Dubai’s Emirates to operate additional flights for Hajj season

The airline will be deploying 31 additional flights to Jeddah and double daily flights to Medina from June 23 until July 20

Emirates Mexico

Dubai’s Emirates ramps up frequencies to Mexico with daily service

The Dubai-Barcelona-Mexico route is operated with a two-class Emirates Boeing 777-200LR

Emirates UAE

Emirates expects over 550,000 passengers to fly out from UAE in June, July

The carrier will be operating close to 80 per cent of its pre-pandemic capacity, or over one million weekly seats this summer

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Group reports highest net profit in 25-year history

The group recorded a net profit of $1.54bn during the fiscal year 2021/22

Bahrain Gulf Air

Bahrain’s Gulf Air begins services to Milan

The inaugural flight left Bahrain International Airport on June 1

home check-in service

Emirates’ first class customers to receive complimentary home check-in service

The service must be booked at least 24 hours prior to the flight’s departure time

Etihad seasonal routes

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad launches five seasonal routes for summer

Three seasonal services took off on the morning of June 15

delta world charter CEO Dmitriy Korshunov

Dubai-based Delta World Charter reports earnings of $26m in Q1 2022

In Q1 2022, Delta World Charter delivered one million kilograms worth of medical supplies from Asia to North America

Dubai Northern Runway

DXB’s Northern runway rehabilitation on track for completion

More than 1,000 vehicles and 3,000 people have been working around the clock at DXB – from May 9 – to ensure the runway reopens by June 22

Emirates

Dubai’s Emirates, South Africa’s Airlink activate codeshare partnership

Emirates currently offers double daily flights to Dubai from Johannesburg, daily flights to Dubai from Cape Town and five weekly flights to and from Durban

Flydubai

Flydubai to resume flights to Abha in Saudi Arabia

Flights will commence with a daily service, from Dubai International’s Terminal 2

dnata

Dubai’s dnata to invest $100m in green operations in next two years

Earlier this year, dnata committed to reducing its waste to landfill by 20 per cent by 2024

emirates

Luxury on a budget: Emirates begins booking for its premium economy

From June 1, 2022, the carrier has commenced premium economy bookings on routes to London, Paris and Sydney

Flydubai opens booking for Doha flights, fares start from Dhs948

Flydubai will offer up to 30 daily return flights between Dubai and Doha for the upcoming Fifa World Cup football in Qatar

Meet the first Emirati female pilot to test AW609 tiltrotor

She piloted the revolutionary aircraft during her visit to the US helicopter headquarters of Leonardo, located in Philadelphia

Plane crashes in Nepal with 22 aboard, all bodies recovered

Of those on board, 13 were citizens of Nepal, while four others were Indians and two were Germans

Saudia qatar

Saudia to operate hundreds of extra flights during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

From November 21, the airline will operate 60 special daily flights for fans which will run from both Riyadh and Jeddah to Doha

Etihad

Etihad CEO says India sales higher, optimistic on China rebound

Etihad’s aircraft are flying 77 per cent full across the network, around 2 percentage points higher than the occupancy level in May 2019

QATAR AIRWAYS

Qatar Airways to operate triple daily flights to Abu Dhabi from July

With the increase in services, Qatar Airways will operate a total of 56 flights from its three gateways in UAE: Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi

flydubai

UAE’s flydubai, Standard Chartered ink SLB deal for five Boeing aircraft

The deal was structured, financed and arranged exclusively by Standard Chartered

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to begin flights to Baku

The thrice-weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Baku will commence on June 28

Dubai airport show

Focus on innovative technology is key, say experts at Dubai Airport Show

The 21st edition of Airport Show opened on May 17 at the Dubai World Trade Centre with participation from more than 150 international companies

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi city check in

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launches City Check-in service

The City Check-in service also allows passengers to select seats and receive their boarding passes and baggage claim tags

emirates hiring

Dubai’s Emirates confirms it is on a major cabin crew recruitment drive

The airline said that it is hiring candidates in 30 cities from now until the end of June

Dubai’s Emirates Group cuts annual loss by 83% to $1bn for FY 2021-22

“We expect the group to return to profitability in 2022-23″ – Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed, Emirates Group chairman