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Etihad Airways stands by Air Berlin as losses plunge to record

Etihad Airways stands by Air Berlin as losses plunge to record

17/4/2017. Etihad Airways PJSC plans to stand by Air Berlin Plc even after its German partner reported soaring operating losses as a strategic overhaul struggled to gain traction.Germany’s second-largest carrier is shedding tourism and point-to-point operations, shrinking its fleet by half to tra

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Sharjah airport welcomes 2.74m passengers in Q1

Sharjah airport welcomes 2.74m passengers in Q1

30/4/2017. The total number of passengers that passed through Sharjah International Airport in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 grew to 2.741 million, up from 2.687 million passengers during Q1 2016,marking an increase of 2 per cent, a report said.Aircraft movements also increased to 18,569 in the

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Supersonic aircraft maker keen to set up facility in Qatar

Supersonic aircraft maker keen to set up facility in Qatar

30/4/2017. Boom Technology, the US-based developer of supersonic passenger airliner designed to fly nearly two-and-a-half times faster than the conventional aircraft, has expressed its keen interest to set up a production facility in Qatar to manufacture the jets.This was announced by Blake Schol

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Oman’s SalamAir budget carrier sees up to 12 Airbus A320s by 2020

Oman’s SalamAir budget carrier sees up to 12 Airbus A320s by 2020

27/4/2017. Oman’s new budget airline SalamAir will operate as many as 12 Airbus A320 narrow body jets by 2020, as it aims for profitability by the end 2018, its chief executive said yesterday.Launched in January, SalamAir has started flights from Muscat to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Jedda

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Emirates operates A380 on all flights to Spain

Emirates operates A380 on all flights to Spain

27/4/2017. Emirates has announced that all of its flights to Spain will be operated by the A380.In addition to the existing double-daily A380 service to Barcelona, the airline will operate a double-daily A380 service to Madrid, “significantly boosting seat capacity” from Dubai to Spain, Emirates

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Airport security working to enforce smart traveller system

Airport security working to enforce smart traveller system

27/4/2017. The Airport Security Department is working to implement the smart traveller system in co-operation with Hamad International Airport (HIA) and the Airport Passports Department, a senior official has announced.“The vision is that travellers can complete all travel procedures electronical

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Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport up 7.4%

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport up 7.4%

26/4/2017. Passenger traffic at the world’s number one airport for international passenger numbers, Dubai International, DXB, climbed 7.4 per cent during the first quarter of 2017 to 22,496,596 compared to 20,948,690 recorded during the same period last year, according to traffic results released

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Boeing near decision to launch 737-10 jet

Boeing near decision to launch 737-10 jet

26/4/2017. Boeing is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its 737 workhorse jet within two months to counter strong sales of the Airbus A321neo, after a breakthrough on the design for one of its parts, industry sources said.The 737 MAX 10 would narrow the gap between the 178-220 seat

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RJ selects Arinc Flight Data Display for flight tracking

RJ selects Arinc Flight Data Display for flight tracking

26/4/2017. In an effort to meet the increased demand for enhanced flight tracking, Royal Jordanian (RJ) is now using Rockwell Collins’ web-based Arinc Flight Data Display, a new situational awareness display that provides a simple and clear visual representation of an entire fleet.The new display

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Qatar Participates in 33rd Session of Arab Standing Committee for Meteorology

Qatar Participates in 33rd Session of Arab Standing Committee for Meteorology

25/4/2017 The 33rd session of the Arab Standing Committee for Meteorology started, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League, with the participation of representatives from Arab countries.Qatar's delegation to the meeting is headed by the Director of Meteorology Department

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