Thursday 2 April 2015

Gulf Air launches new loyalty programme card

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has launched a new, premium, black tier Falconflyer loyalty programme card. This introduces a host of new benefits for its most elite level of frequent flyer programme members and supplements the programme's existing Blue, Silver and


Hertz offers Mideast oubound travellers car rental discounts

Hertz, a leading car rental company, has announced a flash sale of up to 20 per cent off for outbound Middle East travellers booking a car rental between March 31 and April 2. Available for car hire in select locations across Europe, the sale is valid for pickups between April 7 and 30


Tourists warned over Philippines typhoon

The Philippines put troops on alert on Wednesday and prepared food and medical supplies as it warned residents and tourists along its eastern coast to be ready for a super typhoon expected to land sometime in the next 72 hours. Typhoon Maysak, initially a top-rated category 5 typ


Flydubai launches services to Chennai

Dubai-based flydubai has commenced its service to Chennai, India, making it the eighth destination on the airline’s network in the subcontinent. The launch of the Chennai route will be served with three flights a week, which will see flydubai operate a total of 29 weekly fl


Turkish Airlines flight returns to Istanbul after bags found

A Turkish Airlines flight to Lisbon was diverted back to Istanbul on Wednesday after unaccompanied baggage was found on board, a spokeswoman told Reuters. TK1759 was carrying 170 passengers and seven crew members to Lisbon, the spokeswoman said on condition her name was not used.


Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain receives top honour

Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain, a luxury property on the island, was awarded the Best Airport Hotel in the Middle East at the 2015 Skytrax World Airport Awards in Paris, France. It also ranked as one of the top 10 airport hotels in the world. “Being a great air


Jet Airways links Abu Dhabi to three new destinations

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has introduced daily direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Ahmedabad, Pune and Mangalore. Started March 29, the new services strengthen Jet Airways’ growing international network and offer connections from Gulf and inboun


Video shows last seconds of Germanwings flight before crash - Bild

A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site, Germany's Bild daily reported on Wednesday, saying it had seen the footage. The video was found on a mobile phone belongin


Dubai airport Concourse D to open this year

Dubai International Airport's Concourse D is expected to open later this year to become the new $517-million home to nearly 100 airlines that currently occupy Concourse C. It will feature 21 contact stands, of which four will be able to accommodate Airbus A380 or Boeing 747 aircraf


Etihad, Alitalia offer discounts for travellers to Expo Milano

Etihad Airways and Alitalia are offering exclusive discounts for those attending the Expo Milano 2015 in Italy from a range of destinations worldwide, including the GCC, India, South Africa, Asia, South America and Australia. As Official Global Carriers of the Expo, the two airli

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