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Emirates brings first A380 services to South America and North Africa

Emirates brings first A380 services to South America and North Africa

27/3/2017 Emirates celebrated yesterday the launch of three A380 destinations, bringing its flagship three-class double-decker aircraft from Dubai to Tokyo-Narita in Japan, Casablanca in Morocco, and Sao Paulo  in Brazil, on the same day.

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Air Arabia to launch flights to Trabzon

Air Arabia to launch flights to Trabzon

27/3/2017. Air Arabia  has announced Trabzon as its latest Turkish destination to enter its route network, starting June 23.The new seasonal non-stop service provides passengers with the chance to discover Turkey’s historic port city, in addition to its already existing services to Istanbul.The f

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Electronics ban on flights begins

Electronics ban on flights begins

26/3/2017. A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect on Saturday.

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Oman Air summer schedule begins today; introduces three new routes

Oman Air summer schedule begins today; introduces three new routes

26/3/2017. Oman Air will start operating its new summer schedule from Sunday.

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Orbis Flying Eye Hospital lands in Doha

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital lands in Doha

23/3/2017.  Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, a medical facility equipped with classroom and operating theatre which is assisting Qatar Creating Vision initiative has landed in Doha.Qatar Creating Vision is a joint initiative of Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and Orbis to provide 5.5 million eye scre

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UK joins US’s plane cabin ban on devices

UK joins US’s plane cabin ban on devices

22/3/2017. The UK followed much of the US ban on large electronic devices in cabins of inbound flights, but unlike the US action has not included the UAE in its list of affected countries.Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16 centimetres by 9.3cm by 1.5cm are not allowed in the cabin on flig

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Historic DC-3 plane lands in Doha

Historic DC-3 plane lands in Doha

22/3/2017. The legendary Breitling DC-3 aeroplane has landed in Qatar as part of its record-breaking world tour.This historic aircraft, which is aiming to become the oldest plane to circumnavigate the globe, arrived at Doha on Sunday ahead of the next leg of the trip which will take it to Dubai.H

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Lufthansa to operate Airbus A380 between Bangkok-Frankfurt

Lufthansa to operate Airbus A380 between Bangkok-Frankfurt

21/3/2017. As of October 29, Lufthansa will be operating daily an Airbus A380 between Bangkok and Frankfurt, replacing the existing Boeing 747-400 for the winter timetable.With this change of aircraft, there will be a capacity increase of 35 per cent from October to March 2018 on this route, the

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South Sudan: Plane crash-lands in Wau, at least 37 injured

South Sudan: Plane crash-lands in Wau, at least 37 injured

21/3/2017. At least 37 people were injured when a passenger jet crash-landed in South Sudan’s northwestern city of Wau today, government and airport officials said.

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US bans laptops, tablets in cabin bags on some flights

US bans laptops, tablets in cabin bags on some flights

21/3/2017  The United States is banning electronic devices such as laptops and tablets from cabin baggage on flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries, a BBC report said.It will reportedly include all large electronic devices such as laptops, tablets cameras, DVD players and e

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