Tag: UAE

ZeroAvia strikes hydrogen aviation fuel partnership with Masdar

ZeroAvia today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Masdar, one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, to explore hydrogen production and supply at key locations. The partnership with the UAE’s flagship renewable energy company, Masdar, will focus initially on pr...

Samarkand International Airport Welcomes First Direct Flight by UAE National Carrier – Flydubai

Samarkand International Airport (SKD) today welcomed its inaugural direct flight from Dubai operated by UAE national carrier - flydubai. The plane landed at Samarkand International Airport greeted by the traditional water cannon salute. A delegation led by flydubai’s Chief Executive Officer - G...

Gulf Air launches new route to Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE

Gulf Air in co-ordination with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK International Airport), will commence schedule services to Ras Al Khaimah on 3rd October 2022. The service will commence with a view to establish a year-round scheduled operation between the two airports connecting the Emira...

flydubai resumes flights to Abha in Saudi Arabia

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced that it will resume operations to Abha, Saudi Arabia. Flights to Abha will commence on 23 June with a daily service. flydubai has built a network of more than 100 destinations in 50 countries served by a young fleet of 64 Boeing 737 aircraft. The c...

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan dies aged 73

We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the people of the United Arab Emirates in light of the passing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE. Following the announcement of the death of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ministr...

4 new destinations and 2 new airlines at Sofia Airport

In May and June, new scheduled routes will be launched from Sofia Airport. Travelers now benefit from the Abu Dhabi, UAE destination of Wizz Air, which flies the route three times a week. Another new destination will be operated in Summer ‘2022. This is Zadar, Croatia on Ryanair, with two fl...

Sharjah Airport celebrates Kuwait National Day with Kuwaiti travelers

As part of its close relationship with Kuwait and Kuwaiti citizens, Sharjah Airport commemorated Kuwait National Day, celebrated on February 25 every year. Airport personnel carried flags of the UAE and Kuwait and served Kuwaiti travelers with coffee and sweets as part of the celebrations. Tra...

Turkish Airlines celebrates 88 Years in the sky

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, celebrates its 40 year anniversary of flying to the UAE in synergy with the UAE's Golden Jubilee celebrations. The airline, established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircrafts launched its first Middle East flight to Beirut and Cai...

RoyalJet Group expands its presence in the UAE

RoyalJet, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi owned and operated RoyalJet Group - an award winning leader in premium private aviation - has expanded its presence in the UAE, adding Dubai as a new operating base. In addition to its existing operational bases at Abu Dhabi International...

UAE bans entry of travellers from 3 countries amid fears of third Covid-19 wave

By Cleofe Maceda, ZAWYA The UAE has suspended the entry of travellers from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, the General Authority of Civil Aviation and the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management announced on Wednesday. The travel ban will take...

Dubai Airports hails Italy’s decision to open quarantine-free travel for the UAE

Dubai Airports has hailed the decision of the Italian government to waive the 10-day quarantine requirement for all categories of traveller from the UAE, in favour of test-based travel protocols, with effect from 2nd June 2021. All passengers arriving on flights from the UAE to the Italian airpo...

Etihad Airways achieves IATA’s Level 4 NDC certification

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been awarded the New Distribution Capability (NDC) Level 4 certification, by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). NDC enhances communication between the airline industry and travel agents, which allows for more effective merchand...

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi commences operations in Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi commences operations in Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of UAE, today announces the addition of a new destination from Abu Dhabi to Tel Aviv, Israel. The new route, launching on 12 February 2021, will create new opportunities for travellers and further diversify Abu Dhabi’s tourism sector. Tickets are alr...

UAE & Bahrain first to benefit from Israeli tourism

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), is expecting a huge influx of exhibitors and visitors from Israel and further afield, wanting to take full advantage of Israel’s participation in its first major travel event in the Middle East. ATM, which has already announced that the 2021 edition of its annual sh...

Air Arabia Reports AED44m Net Loss in Q3

Air Arabia Reports AED44m Net Loss in Q3

By Gabriel Neves, airwaysmag.com UAE-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia (G9), the first and largest in the Middle East, has reported an AED44m (US$12m) loss in the third quarter as the pandemic is still affecting passenger demand, aviation portal Aviator reported on November 12. According to ...

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