Monday 17 June 2019

Emirates commits to reducing single-use plastic onboard

Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics onboard its aircraft. As of June 1, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free. The airline has been working on various long-term


New GM for Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai has appointed Eric Śešo as its new general manager. Śešo has held several positions within Accor and will now be heading the hotel’s operation with 244 units of rooms and apartments conveniently located in Dubai&r


SalamAir to add two Turkish cities to destination network

Omani homegrown airline SalamAir has announced plans to launch flights to two new destinations in Turkey, starting in July, said a report. From July 1, SalamAir will operate three direct flights a week between Muscat and Trabzon and from July 3, the airline will fly two direct fl


Saudia introduces new amenity kits

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has launched a unique set of collector-edition amenity kits under the brand ‘Fly Through Our Heritage’. The new comfort kits provide a mosaic of colours and images which represent the features


Gulf Air inaugurates Salalah route

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, celebrated its inaugural summer service to and from Salalah yesterday as the airline resumed the popular route. Gulf Air’s flight GF548 was welcomed into Salalah International Airport with a celebratory event that saw the attendanc


Sharjah issues tenders for $408m airport expansion project

Major tenders were issued recently for the main works in Sharjah International Airport Expansion Project besides for the relocation of utilities, the building substructure, superstructure skeleton and other associated works. The project is being implemented by Sharjah Airport Aut


First Central Hotel Suites receives top recognition

First Central Hotel Suites, Barsha Heights in Dubai has been awarded the 2019 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, a leading travel website, for the fourth consecutive year. The certificate was awarded to the hotel in recognition of the high number of outstanding reviews p


Bride Abu Dhabi returns for new edition

Bride Abu Dhabi 2019, the region’s leading wedding and lifestyle event, is back with amazing deals and discounts for all style-conscious ladies and brides-to-be. With over 100 regional and international brands exhibiting at Bride Abu Dhabi 2019 from June 26 to 29 at Abu Dha


Rove Hotels opens new property at Dubai Parks

Rove Hotels, a contemporary midscale hotel brand, has opened its sixth hotel in Dubai – Rove At The Park – in Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region. As the opening offer, guests can stay at Rove At The Park for only Dh199


Etihad introduces Boeing Dreamliner to Rome

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is now flying its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, on daily services to Rome, it has announced. The introduction of the new service, which will complement a second flight each evening with a Boeing 777-300ER airc

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