Middle East airlines will return a net profit of $1.6 billion in 2013, increasing to $2.4 billion in 2014, while the region’s hubs continue to expand in support of growing long-haul connectivity, a report said.
Turkish Airlines has expanded its African network to include Kano (Nigeria) and N’djamena (Chad).
Kano will be the second desitination in Nigeria, with the airlines already operating to Lagos, said the airline in a statement
The Middle East will see the strongest international air passenger growth between 2012 and 2017 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3 per cent with the UAE adding 29.2 million passengers over the forecast period, nearly as many as Chi
Middle East carriers reported the strongest year-over-year traffic growth in October at 14 per cent, benefiting from strong demand for business-related premium travel, particularly to developing markets such as Africa, a report said.
Dubai-based Emirates has landed its first flight to Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, marking the airline’s 138th global destination.
Emirates flight EK 640 touched down in Kabul International Khwaja Rawash Airport today (D
US airlines United , American and Delta, have notified Chinese authorities of flight plans when travelling through an air defence zone Beijing has declared over the East China Sea, following US government advice.
The zone has rais
The US aviation regulator has required US airlines to inspect any General Electric engines on Boeing 787 Dreamliner and 747-8 aircraft that experience icing problems which could lead to loss of thrust and forced landings.
Airlines must work harder to attract decent senior employees – but not from the cockpit, according to a senior industry executive.
Michael Bell, partner with global recruitment company Spencer Stuart Executive Search, was de
Turkish Airlines has added Mazar-i Sharif, Afghanistan, as its 240th destination across 104 countries.
The flights will be operated three times a week, besides the existing services to Kabul, said a statement.
The low-cost carriers (LCCs) in the Middle East region have registered solid growth in the first half with an overall increase in seat capacity from 11.5 million last year to 13.5 million in 2013, according to a new study.