Saturday 17 November 2018

Etihad participates in wetland conservation drive

Etihad Airways and the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), have launched the Abu Dhabi Birdathon at the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve. The initiative celebrates the Year of Zayed by honouring and commemorating the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s deep connection to su


Air Arabia 9-month net profit drops 17pc

Sharjah-based Air Arabia posted a 17 per cent drop in net profits for the first nine months of 2018, despite an increase in turnover to Dh3 billion ($816.6 million). The airline's net profit for the period January-September stood at Dh530 million ($144.2 million) compared to


Dubai set to become global capital for luxury yacht marinas

Dubai is poised to become a global capital for luxury yacht marinas as it continues to attract international companies to invest in the vital sector and capitalise on its growth opportunities, locally and regionally. In partnership with Dubai Holding, Meraas announced that it has


Gulf Air celebrates inaugural Dreamliner flight to Bangkok

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, celebrated the arrival of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner inaugural flight to Bangkok, which will now operate permanently on the airline’s direct daily flights between Bahrain and the Thai capital. Ahmed Abdulla Alhajeri, the ambassad


Etihad launches new brand campaign

UAE's Etihad Airways has launched a new brand platform - Choose Well - which invites passengers to make choices about how they travel and to journey on their own terms. The launch is timed to coincide with the airline’s 15th anniversary since its first flight. 


Radisson Collection unveils new luxury resort in Riyadh

A luxurious African-style resort with 57 bungalow and villas overlooking the Nofa Wildlife Park has opened just outside of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Featuring an equestrian estate as well as a world-class golf course surrounded by sand dunes and mountains, Nofa Resort Riyadh, A Radisson


Abu Dhabi Airports to present new developments at Bahrain airshow

Abu Dhabi Airports is set to exhibit alongside partners at the UAE national pavilion at this year's Bahrain International Air Show, taking place from November 14 – 16 at the Sakhir Airbase. Commenting on Abu Dhabi Airports’ participation at the Middle East’s


Muscat airport passenger numbers hit 11.4m in first 9 months

Passengers numbers at the Muscat International Airport increased by 9.8 per cent between January and September, reaching 11,419,791 compared to the same period last year. In addition, the total number of flights rose 5.4 per cent to 89,045 flights in the first nine months, from 8


Abu Dhabi airport reports 6m passengers in Q3

Around six million passengers used the Abu Dhabi International Airport during the third quarter of this year, a report issued by the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) said.   India was ranked the top destination with more than one million passengers from t


Etihad celebrates 15th anniversary

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, yesterday marked 15 years of operations since its inaugural commercial flight to Beirut on November 12, 2003. In a fitting tribute to the first flight, guests travelling on flight EY535 to the Lebanese capital enjoyed a cake-cuttin

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