Monday 20 September 2021

Indian minister outlines post-Covid aviation plans

India’s new Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia plans to restore the country’s position as the third-largest domestic aviation market in the world with over 341 million passengers in the year before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.   In a


China to make use of first giant quarantine station

China’s first giant international health station providing quarantine and medical services to all inbound travellers is expected to be put into use in Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong Province in late September, which could reduce the infection risk during quarantine and replace


Copenhagen, Toronto safest cities, says study

Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark, is first overall and Toronto (Canada), is second in the Safe Cities Index 2021, covering 60 major urban areas.   The index was released by


flydubai celebrates ten years of flying to Ukraine

Dubai-based flydubai is celebrating 10 years since its first commercial flight to Ukraine in 2011 and it continues to be an important part of its network.    The airline currently operates daily flights to Kyiv Boryspil International Airport and up to three


New seats for Qatar Airways A321neo fleet economy class

Qatar Airways has tapped Recaro Aircraft Seating, a global supplier of premium aircraft seats, to equip its new A321neo fleet with twenty shipsets of the CL3810 economy class seat, starting at the end of 2022.   The customised seat features a wider backrest for


Chance for Abu Dhabi residents to fly friends, family over

A competition has been launched by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) giving residents the opportunity to win flights and accommodation for their friends and family to come and visit them.   The competition is part of the &ls


Kempinski appoints 3 Area GMs for Middle East, Africa

Kempenski Hotles has appointed three seasoned hoteliers as Area General Managers to oversee a number of the group‘s luxurious hotels in the Middle East & Africa region.   Sébastien Mariette, Karim Tayach and Manish Nambiar are the new appointees


6th edition of BIAS to be held in November 2022

The sixth edition of the prestigious Bahrain International Airshow  (BIAS 2022) will be held on November 9-11, 2022, at the Al-Sakhir Air Base, under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad, said a senior government official. Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the King&rsq


Europcar orders 50 Skyworks e-aircrafts for Brazil operations

Europcar, the world’s third largest rental car company and leading mobility provider, has placed an order for 50 eGyro electrically powered vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft from Skyworks Aeronautics for use in Brazil, the world’s fourth largest market for civil helic


Ascott offers Saudi residents special National Day deal

The Ascott Limited, international lodge owner-operators, has launched a a special promotion to celebrate Saudi National Day - which falls on September 23 - in light of the kingdom’s long weekend celebrations.   Guests to their hotel apartments can avail a

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