The creation of a massive new aviation hub at Dubai World Central is set to revolutionise the way passengers and freight move. Dubai’s success stems from geographical advantage and lacklustre competition in Europe, writes Martin Ri
Bahrain Airport Company will be organising the first ever 'Routes Mena' event in the kingdom in November next year.
Routes Mena is part of the global Routes portfolio organised by UBM Live, which includes World Routes; Rou
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has named Calin Rovinescu, the president and CEO of Air Canada, as its new chairman for a one-year term.
Rovinescu succeeds Richard H. Anderson, the CEO of Delta Air Lines, whose
Global premium passenger numbers rose 6.1 per cent in January, a strong result compared to the 2013 growth of 4.2 per cent, a report said.
Growth in premium travel has been supported by positive developments in the business enviro
The premium air travel - business and first-class tickets- sector improved in August with a 8.6 per cent growth after months of sluggish expansion, partly due to the positive bias of Ramadan timing for the Middle Eastern airlines, said a r
Air travel markets stabilised in June after signs of deterioration in previous months and the number of passengers travelling in premium seats on international markets rose 4.1 per cent in the month compared to a year ago.
The global air travel map is being redrawn as growth rates slow in traditional markets and surge in evolving economies including India, Africa and Latin America, said a top official of UAE national carrier Etihad Airways.
The number of passengers traveling in premium seats on international markets was just 1.2 per cent higher in February compared to a year ago, down on the January result of 3.3 per cent, a report said.
Economy class passenger numbers wer
Turbulence on transatlantic flights will become more frequent and severe by 2050 as carbon dioxide emissions rise, leading to longer journey times and increased fuel consumption, British scientists said in a study.
International air passenger traffic rose by 5.3 per cent in August year-on-year, led by strong growth from Middle Eastern airlines, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
The IATA in its monthly report po