Wednesday 26 October 2016

Real-time technology to reduce UAE airport queues

UAE airport passengers and staff will quickly gain real-time flight information, thanks to a partnership between the UAE’s leading aviation tech players announced today at Gitex Technology Week. With the global aviation analytics market set to double from $2 billion in 2016


Passenger demand to double over 20 years

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) expects 7.2 billion passengers to travel in 2035, a near doubling of the 3.8 billion air travelers in 2016. The prediction is based on a 3.7 per cent annual compound average growth rate (CAGR) noted in the release of the latest u


Iata reveals transformative vision for air travel

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) has laid out a transformative vision for air travel that will enable aviation to successfully accommodate a near doubling in demand for air travel over the next two decades. According to Iata’s latest passenger forecast, so


Etihad to expand Madrid service to daily operation

Etihad Airways today announced its Abu Dhabi – Madrid route will operate daily with the introduction of three new flights each week, effective June 1, 2017. The additional frequencies underscore the airline’s commitment to offer guests greater choice and more travel o


Oman Air celebrates Omani Women’s Day

Oman Air celebrated “Omani Women’s Day” as the company recognised its best performing females who were invited to a small ceremony. The chief executive officer of Oman Air, Paul Gregorowitsch handed over special gifts to the selected colleagues and joined the ma


Ten quick steps to book cheap flights

Airfares tend to take a major chunk out of our travel budget and yet, airfares remain a key component of every travel plan these days. Getting cheap airfares to favourite destinations always seems to be a tough task, but with detailed planning and research, travellers can actuall


UAE opens new visa centre in New Delhi

A new UAE consular services and visa-issuance centre has been opened in New Delhi, India, marking its sixth unit outside of the Emirates, said a report. The new office has been setup to process visa applications and further speed up the entry of Indian citizens and residents of t


Oryx Rotana hosts 'Blindfold Dinner'

Oryx Rotana, a five-star luxury business hotel in Doha, hosted a “Blindfold dinner" on October 12 at “Jade A” ballroom. The event was held in association with Orbis UK, this initiative was aimed at supporting people with visual disabilities.


Etihad to bring world's culinary elite to Australia

Etihad Airways has signed an agreement with Tourism Australia to be the Official Airline Partner of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards in 2017. Under the agreement, the airline will fly the world’s best chefs and food media to Australia for the programme, a celebr

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