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Emirates offers Egypt travellers special economy fares

Emirates offers Egypt travellers special economy fares

22/3/2016. Dubai-based Emirates is offering passengers in Egypt special Economy Class fares to Dubai and select destinations in Asia for a limited period. This value for money offer applies to select destinations when booked online between April 1 and 14 for travel from  April 1 to July 5.

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Russian plane hit by passenger scare in Thailand

Russian plane hit by passenger scare in Thailand

22/3/2016.  A Moscow-bound flight with 369 passengers on board was grounded temporarily at Phuket airport in southern Thailand on Sunday after a passenger refused to fly, saying that his presence endangered the aircraft.The incident comes a day after all 62 people aboard a Flydubai Boeing 737-800

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RJ set to start Guangzhou flights

RJ set to start Guangzhou flights

22/3/2016. Royal Jordanian started yesterday  operating its new regular route to the Chinese city of Guangzhou with three weekly flights.The frequency of the flights will be increased later to meet future passenger demand.RJ’s Boeing 787 (DreamLiner) departed today  early in the morning for Guang

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Turkish Airlines adds new Ukrainian destination to network

Turkish Airlines adds new Ukrainian destination to network

22/3/2016. Turkish Airlines continues to expand its destination network with the addition of Ivano Frankivsk, one of the largest cities in Ukraine.With existing services to Kiev, Odessa, Dneprepetrovsk, Lvov, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, Ivano Frankivsk becomes the airline's seventh destination in U

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Etihad Engineering enhances its aircraft maintenance capability

Etihad Engineering enhances its aircraft maintenance capability

21/3/2016. Etihad Airways Engineering, a leading aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider in the Middle East, has enhanced its aircraft maintenance capability with a new automated tool control (ATC) system. The new ATC system will provide engineers with greater tool access, handli

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Flydubai to pay $20,000 to families of crash victims

Flydubai to pay $20,000 to families of crash victims

21/3/2016. Dubai-based flydubai airline has announced that it will provide hardship payments of $20,000 to the families of passengers killed in the crash of its plane in Russia.   "At present, our priority is to identify and contact the families of those lost in the tragic accident and provide im

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Qatar Airways: Doha-Seychelles now confirmed

Qatar Airways: Doha-Seychelles now confirmed

21/3/2016. DOHA, Qatar – An announcement to resume flights to Seychelles was made by Qatar Airways during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair 2016 - the world’s largest travel and tourism trade show in Berlin.Qatar Airways, the national airlines of Qatar, and one of the fastest-growing airlines in the wor

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Dubai summit to discuss aviation safety

Dubai summit to discuss aviation safety

21/3/2016. The ongoing safety challenges facing the global aviation industry, will be addressed by the the World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS), being hosted in Dubai, UAE, next month, by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority.WASS 2016, taking place on April 25 and 26, will engage local and internati

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Boeing, Airbus eye Indian growth amid fears of global slowdown

Boeing, Airbus eye Indian growth amid fears of global slowdown

20/3/2016. Boeing and Airbus expect Indian airlines to order up to 1,740 jets over the next 20 years, as aircraft manufacturers eye one of the world’s fastest-growing aviation markets to offset any weaker sales elsewhere.

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Flydubai passenger jet crash kills 62

Flydubai passenger jet crash kills 62

20/3/2016. All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when their plane crashed on its second attempt to land at Rostov-on-Don airport yesterday.Russia’s emergencies ministry said the aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydu

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