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Flydubai 2016 profit dips but revenues rise

Flydubai 2016 profit dips but revenues rise

2/2/2017. Profit at state-owned budget carrier flydubai plunged last year, a sign of pressure on the Middle East's aviation sector, but revenue continued rising as Dubai strengthened its role as an international hub.Profit sank to 31.6 million dirhams ($8.6 million) in 2016, the airline said on W

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Etihad, Lufthansa extend cooperation

Etihad, Lufthansa extend cooperation

2/2/2017. Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa, part of Europe’s largest aviation group, have concluded a $100 million global catering agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul Addressing a press conference in Abu Dhabi, the chief

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Oman Air increases weekly capacity to India

Oman Air increases weekly capacity to India

2/2/2017. Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, is growing its capacity to India with plans to increase its weekly frequencies from 126 to 161 flights per week between the sultanate and its 11 destinations in the Subcontinent.The growth in capacity follows the recently signed agreement between

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Passenger traffic at DWC surges 84.5pc

Passenger traffic at DWC surges 84.5pc

1/2/2017. Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC), the emirate’s second international hub, witnessed a strong surge in 2016, welcoming a total of 850,633 passengers, up 84.5 per cent compared to 461,063 passengers in 2015.According to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports to

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Omani budget airline SalamAir takes off

Omani budget airline SalamAir takes off

1/2/2017. Omani budget carrier SalamAir launched operations on Monday, becoming the latest Gulf airline competing for the region’s low-cost travel market. The airline said it began operations with a domestic flight from the southwestern city of Salalah to the capital Muscat.

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Boeing Q4 revenues down 1pc to $23.3bn

Boeing Q4 revenues down 1pc to $23.3bn

29/1/2017. US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has reported 2016 fourth-quarter revenue of $23.28 billion, down 1 per cent compared with revenues of $23.57 billion over the same period of 2015.                         Earnings per share reached $2.59 during the period reflecting overall solid execut

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Ryanair targets Lufthansa’s Frankfurt hub to increase services

Ryanair targets Lufthansa’s Frankfurt hub to increase services

29/1/2017. The Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair will announce by around late March how much it will step up its service from Lufthansa’s home hub of Frankfurt, said the chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs."We need another six to eight weeks to finish our planning and then we will announce new rout

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Royal Jordanian to boost presence in 14 cities

Royal Jordanian to boost presence in 14 cities

29/1/2017. Royal Jordanian (RJ),  plans to increase the frequency of its flights to 14 of the key Arab and international destinations on the airline's network this summer.

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Turkish Airlines expands codeshare deal with Pakistan flag carrier

Turkish Airlines expands codeshare deal with Pakistan flag carrier

26/1/2017. Turkish Airlines and Pakistan International Airlines have agreed to expand their codeshare cooperation, including new routes as of Feb.

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Boeing expects to deliver more planes in 2017

Boeing expects to deliver more planes in 2017

26/1/2017. Boeing said on Wednesday it expects to deliver between 760 and 765 commercial aircraft in 2017, topping 748 deliveries in 2016.The world's biggest maker of jetliners said it expects 2017 core earnings, which exclude some pension and other costs, of between $9.10 and $9.30 per share on

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