Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is operating extra flights today (March 7) to help clear the backlog of passengers affected by yesterday’s runway closure during dense fog at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The airline has also drafted hundreds of extra sta
The outlook for the global travel industry looks brighter for 2014 as European economic recovery and rising consumer confidence are prompting holidaymakers and businesses to loosen their purse strings again.
Growth is still unevenly spread across regions, according to comments fr
Europe's Airbus has ordered more frequent inspections of the wings of the world's largest passenger jet after discovering unexpected levels of metal fatigue during testing on an A380 factory mock-up, industry sources said on Thursday.
The planemaker has asked airlines to
UAE’s General of General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has opened at a stand at Dubai Mall aiming to spread awareness and useful tips about flight safety and security for air travelers.
Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and chairman of GCAA, and Saif Moham
Saudi Arabia-based Elaf Group of Companies, a leading travel and tourism group, has leased a new hotel located in the heart of Makkah.
According to the company’s senior executives, the Elaf Al Salam will soon be opened and is expected to enjoy healthy occupancy during the H
Abu Dhabi International Airport has resumed take-off and landing operations following flight disruptions this morning due to a technical failure of the runway landing systems at the airport, an Etihad Airways statement said.
All flights to Abu Dhabi this morning were diverted to
Qatar Airways may exercise options for three extra Airbus A380 superjumbos on top of the 10 it has already ordered, but has time to make a decision, chief executive Akbar Al Baker said on Thursday.
The airline may also order more of the world's largest passenger plane dependi
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) is leading a delegation of nine high profile co-exhibitors at the ongoing ITB Berlin 2014, the world’s largest travel show.
The delegation, led by Ras Al Khaimah TDA’s CEO Steven Rice, includes Hilton Worldwide, The C
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has welcomed international football star Patrick Vieira as the latest high-profile addition to its guest ambassador program.
One of the most accomplished sportsmen of his generation, Vieira has won nine league titles and five natio
Lufthansa airline will present its new Premium Economy Class to industry experts today at the ITB Berlin travel show.
The new travel class can be booked from May onwards and will be available from November 2014, initially on the Boeing 747-8, the airline said.