Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai plans to add up to five destinations in 2012, and increase ticket prices due to higher fuel costs as it stays on track to earn its first profit this year, its CEO said.
The government-owned airline with
Gulf concerns including threats to shut shipping lanes, persistent piracy and volatile oil prices need a global response, UAE economy minister said on Monday.
'The shipping business in general now has to
German flagship carrier Deutsche Lufthansa said it was adding 61 connections in its summer timetable including new destinations like Shenyang and Qingdao in China, where demand for air travel is growing rapidly.
"Close to 16 million people
Top officials of RAK Airways, a leading airline of the UAE, met ministers of an Indian state to present the airline’s business case and seek support for increased flights to destinations in India from Ras Al Khaimah.
Omar Jahameh, the CEO
Bahrain's first low-cost airline, Bahrain Air, hopes to break even next year as it shakes off the recession and expands its operations.
The board also plans to increase the company's authorised capital to BD30 million ($79.6 million) from
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac), an Abu Dhabi Government-owned enterprise, has won the bid to host the air transport industry’s largest international event in the UAE capital in 2012.
Routes - The World Route Development Forum is an annu
Kuwaiti low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways said on Wednesday it was cutting services on certain routes to weather difficult times with no improvement in sight next year.
The airline, which flies to 23 destinations, said it would stop flying
Jazeera Airways launched today at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai four new routes from Kuwait and Bahrain.
It has also introduced higher frequencies from Dubai and other points in the airline’s network as it continues to grow its networ
Saudi low-cost carrier NASair yesterday said it plans to open 12 international routes in a bid to break even by the end of this year and will lease at least five aircraft to meet expansion.
The airline, one of two budget carriers in the ki