• flynas Partners With conxxe for Ground Transfers

    Customers of leading low-cost airline, flynas, can now book their airport transfers through a wide range of touchpoints and integrations on flynas' website, mobile and email communications. Courtesy of the HolidayTaxis Group ground transportation platform - conxxe.

  • Yas Marina Circuit Partners With Etihad Airways to Offer Travel Packages to UK Customers

    Etihad Airways has announced that for a limited time only, UK visitors can experience the 2017 FORMULA 1™ ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX through its 'Extraordinary' flight and accommodation package.

  • “Surf and drive” with flydubai this summer

    This summer, flydubai has launched a special “Surf and drive” offer for its passengers to enjoy unlimited connectivity for only USD 08 per flight, and have the chance to win one of two new Toyota Rush SUVs. 

  • • Forum brings together world’s leading airlines to discuss trends in fraud affecting the industry

    CyberSource, a Visa Inc. company (NYSE: V), on Tuesday hosted the first ever Airline Fraud Forum in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to highlight the growing risks of data theft, including loyalty program fraud and mobile fraud, for airlines in the region.

  • A great victory for Real Madrid in Serbian capital

    The Final Four came head to head in Europe’s highest-level basketball championship over the weekend at the Štark Arena, Serbia’s largest indoor arena. And the new champion Real Madrid was crowned as the victor on Sunday 20th May in the final stage of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.

  • AAR Signs Agreement with flydubai to Support Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

    AAR (NYSE: AIR) has expanded its relationship with flydubai by signing a long-term contract to provide comprehensive flight-hour component support for its new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The Dubai-based airline is set to take delivery of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft ordered at the 2013 Dubai International Airshow by the end of 2023. This is AAR's first agreement to support the new aircraft and will utilize the company's extensive global supply chain network, including its new parts warehouse in Dubai.

  • Air Arabia reports strong first quarter 2018 net profit of AED110 million, up 8%

    Air Arabia PJSC today reported strong financial results for the first quarter of 2018 as the Middle East’s first and largest low cost carrier continued to deliver solid commercial and operational results. 

  • Air Arabia starts direct flights between Alexandria and Milan

    Air Arabia Egypt commenced direct flights between Egypt and Italy today; serving Milan twice a week from its hub in Alexandria, Egypt. The inaugural flight E5103 landed in Milan Bergamo International Airport on May 4 at 19:45 local time and was received by an Air Arabia delegation including the Group Chief Executive Officer Adel Al Ali along with Milan Bergamo International Airport Chief Executive Officer Emilio Bellingardi, and members of the press.

  • Air Canada’s New Service from Montreal to Casablanca takes off!

    The arrival of flight AC1936 at Casablanca's Mohammed V International Airport this morning marks the successful launch of non-stop service between Montreal and Casablanca, Air Canada's first African route and the only scheduled non-stop service to North Africa by a North American carrier. Flights between Montreal and the famed Moroccan city will be operated until October 29th, 2016 by Air Canada Rouge with a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. Service is scheduled to resume on May 1, 2017.

  • All systems go for Atlas Aerospace’s participation at Dubai Airshow 2017

    Atlas Aerospace, the new aerospace arm of Atlas Group and  the MENA region’s leading aerospace conglomerate, is all geared up for this year’s Dubai Airshowto be held at the Dubai World Central from November 12 to 16, 2017.

  • Another Absolutely Fabulous Safety Video from British Airways and Comic Relief

    Iconic celebrities including Sir Michael Caine, Olivia Colman and Joanna Lumley have come together to create the second instalment of British Airways’ star-studded pre-flight safety video, which launches on board from July.*

  • ATLAS Aerospace provides free medical check-ups to employees in celebration of World Health Day

    Atlas Aerospace, the new aerospace arm of Atlas Group and the MENA region’s leading aerospace conglomerate, in partnership with Beverly Hills Medical Centre, a multi-specialty medical centre offering high quality medical care in Abu Dhabi, has celebrated World Health Day by offering free medical check-ups to ATLAS Aerospace employees from their offices in Al Bateen Executive Airport. The event, which is part of the company’s continuing commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), included free tests like Body Mass Index (BMI), Sugar Level, Blood Pressure, Fibroscan (a test for the liver) and Sudoscan (a test for the nerves).

  • Autodesk and Airbus show the future of aerospace design and manufacturing in pioneering generatively designed 3D printed partition

    Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer, has collaborated with 3D design and engineering software leader Autodesk to create the world’s largest 3D printed airplane cabin component. Dubbed as the ‘bionic partition,’ the component was created with custom algorithms that generated a design that mimics cellular structure and bone growth, and then produced using additive manufacturing techniques.

  • Become an Air Miles Millionaire with Modell’s Sporting Goods

    Marka PJSC (DFM: MARKA), the first public joint stock retail operator in the UAE, has launched a limited-time campaign that offers Modell’s customers the chance to become an Air Miles Millionaire.

  • Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrate the airline’s first 777 Freighter

    Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s first 777 Freighter. It’s the first of two 777 Freighters, Turkish Airlines has on order for this year.

  • Bridging two continents and connecting cultures: enjoy Istanbul with Turkish Airlines and touristanbul

    Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline, offers a free layover service to all international transit Turkish Airlines passengers who fly through Istanbul with a 6-24 hour layover.  Since its launch in 2009, touristanbul has already benefitted almost a quarter of a million passengers who were able to enjoy a taste of Istanbul.


    British Airways is today announcing a multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller (long-haul economy cabin) catering, introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which provides more quantity and quality to both meals and great snacking options throughout the flight.


    The Cathay Pacific Group reported an attributable profit of US$101.8 million in the second half of 2017, compared to an attributable loss of US$263.6 million in the first half of 2017 and an attributable loss of US$119.3 million in the second half of 2016. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon reported an attributable loss of US$197.7 million in the second half of 2017, compared to an attributable loss of US$355.4 million in the first half of 2017 and an attributable loss of US$331.6 million in the second half of 2016. 


    The Cathay Pacific Group reported an attributable profit of US$ 45.52 million (HK$353 million) for the first six months of 2016. This compares to a profit of US$ 254 million (HK$1,972 million) for the same period in 2015. Earnings per share were US1.6 cents (HK9.0 cents) compared to US6.46 cents (HK50.1 cents) for the first six months of the previous year.

  • Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon to introduce new ‘smart bag’ policy

    Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon will be introducing new policies surrounding the carriage of ‘smart bags’, which are a new type of innovative luggage featuring integrated lithium batteries for the purpose of charging an external device or to provide power to the wheels of the bag.