Monday 25 May 2015

AirAsia denies loyalty programme stake sale report

Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia has denied the report published by Reuters today entitled “AirAsia looks to sell stake in loyalty programme". "Our AirAsia Big loyalty programme has tremendous potential for growth-- leaps and bounds beyond where it is today," sai


Sheraton Doha completes largest wireless audio systems deployment

The Sheraton Doha, an iconic five-star hotel in the capital of Qatar, has successfully leveraged Sennheiser's solutions to roll out a state-of-the-art wireless conference and translation system across its entire meeting and conferencing facilities. The landmark project, which was h


Abu Dhabi promotes emirate as leading business destination

Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry will be in Frankfurt, Germany, this week  to promote the emirate’s evolving credentials as a leading business destination at Europe’s largest exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. IMEX Frankfurt 2015, which runs


AirAsia eyes sale of stake in loyalty programme

Malaysia's AirAsia is in talks to sell a minority stake in its loyalty programme joint venture to private equity firms, in a deal that could value the business at about $330 million, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. AirAsia BIG, the loyalty programme owned by Asi


Saudia to add over 80 planes in major expansion

National carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) plans to add more than 80 planes to its fleet by 2020, expanding its size by over two-thirds, a top executive was quoted as saying by state news agency SPA. Director-general Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser said the state-owned carrier w


RTA opens new water taxi station in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai, UAE, has announced the opening of a new water taxi station at Waldorf Astoria in Dubai Palm Jumeirah. The agency has also endorsed the tariff of the new station, which offers a safe, convenient and enjoyable experience, in order t


Etihad adds fourth daily service to Bangkok

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will add a fourth daily service between Abu Dhabi and Bangkok from July 1.   Operated by a B777-300ER aircraft, the new service will increase the number of roundtrip flights which Etihad Airways operates between the two cities


Rotana appoints two new top-level sales executives

Hospitality group Rotana has appointed two new top-level executives in its sales department in the UAE. Ahmad Shaban joins Rotana as head of sales for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Born in Spain, Shaban completed his degree in Accounting from Amman Private University in Jordan and worked


Travelstart Egypt bags top award for second consecutive year

Travelstart Egypt, the country’s leading online travel agency, was crowned “Best Online Travel Agency” for the second consecutive year at Amadeus’ annual gala in Egypt. With sales totalling over EGP30 million ($3.9 million) in 2014, Travelstart Egypt has shown a


Saudia fined $1.6m for breaking EU aviation law

Saudi Arabian Airlines has been fined 1.4 million euros ($1.6 million) by a regional Belgian government for breaching EU carbon emissions rules, making it the first big non-EU carrier to be fined for breaking the EU aviation law. The European Union requirement that all aircraft u

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