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Oman Air boosts Salalah flights for Khareef season

Oman Air boosts Salalah flights for Khareef season

16/6/2016. Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, will operate more flights than ever before to the southern city of Salalah during this summer’s Khareef season.The airline has increased frequencies to Salalah in previous years, but will this year offer an unprecedented number of seats to the in

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Jet Airways adds two new Gulf destinations

Jet Airways adds two new Gulf destinations

16/6/2016. Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, will operate new daily services from Hyderabad to Dammam and from Mangaluru to Sharjah from August 7, 2016.The addition of these new services will bolster Jet Airways' offering to the Arabian Gulf region, further strengthening the air

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QA hosts recruitment events for Qatari students

QA hosts recruitment events for Qatari students

16/6/2016. Qatar Airways’ Al Darb Qatarisation Programme hosted recruitment events this week for Qatari students and students of Qatari mothers.The initiative helped showcase the career opportunities available within the Qatar Airways Group for Al Darb participants, according to a statement.Durin

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Emirates to fly A380 aircraft on Moscow route

Emirates to fly A380 aircraft on Moscow route

15/6/2016. Emirates airline has announced that it will upgrade one of the two daily flights servicing its Dubai-Moscow route to an A380-800, commencing December 1.Since Emirates started flying from its Dubai hub to Moscow in 2003, the airline has carried almost 3.5 million passengers on the route

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Iran reaches historic deal to buy 100 Boeing jetliners

Iran reaches historic deal to buy 100 Boeing jetliners

15/6/2016. Iran has reached a deal to buy jetliners from US planemaker Boeing, the country's minister of roads and urban development was quoted on Tuesday as saying."In coming days details of the deal with this company will be announced," Abbas Akhoundi said, according to the semi-official Mehr n

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Oman Air suspends flights to Sohar

Oman Air suspends flights to Sohar

15/6/2016. Oman Air, the sultanate's flag carrier, has decided to temporarily suspend flights to Sohar airport as they did not achieve the targeted results.Oman Air launched the Sohar flights from Muscat in November 2014."There are economic standards and criteria that define any route’s strength,

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Qatar Airways Cargo Reveals Strategy to Become Major Player in Global Market

Qatar Airways Cargo Reveals Strategy to Become Major Player in Global Market

15/6/2016. Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Mr. Ulrich Ogiermann made several important announcements at a press conference attended by both Chinese and international industry media on the opening day of Air Cargo China 2016 in Shanghai.Mr.

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Egyptian investigators say black boxes to emit signal until June 24

Egyptian investigators say black boxes to emit signal until June 24

14/6/2016. The black boxes from an EgyptAir jet that crashed in the Mediterranean last month will continue emitting a signal from beneath the sea until June 24, a statement from the Egyptian investigation committee said on Monday.The investigation committee on Monday approved a request by the Uni

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Dubai airport passenger traffic tops 6.9m in April

Dubai airport passenger traffic tops 6.9m in April

14/6/2016. Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest airport for international travel, welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers in April, up 7.2 per cent from the 6.5 million passengers registered in April 2015.During the first four months of 2016, the airport welcomed 27,926,958 passenge

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Turkish Airlines' passenger numbers up 8pc

Turkish Airlines' passenger numbers up 8pc

14/6/2016. Turkish Airlines, Europe's fourth-biggest carrier, on Monday said its passenger numbers rose 7.8 per cent to 25 million people in the first five months of the year.The flag carrier also said in a filing to the stock exchange that its load factor, which measures an airline's capacity us

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