• 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.

  • • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.


    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.


    Cathay Pacific Airways recently announced an expansion of its freighter services in the Americas with the addition of a twice-weekly scheduled service to Portland in Oregon, the United States, from 3 November 2016, subject to government approval. Portland will be Cathay Pacific’s 18th cargo station in the Americas.

  • Cathay Pacific gets creative with Al Noor Training Center

    Photo will be replaced with Al Noor Visit (approved by Al Noor) The airline’s Dubai-based team extends its support of the non-profit organisation for people with special needs Cathay Pacific gets creative with Al Noor Training Centre Cathay Pacific has continued its successful partnership with Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities by initiating an interactive painting project with students of the non-profit organisation that provides high-quality professional training to the special needs community in Dubai.

  • Cathay Pacific Group to roll out inflight Wi-Fi across its wide-body fleet from mid-2018

    The Cathay Pacific Group will introduce high-speed Wi-Fi to its Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 fleets from mid-2018, in response to its customers’ growing demand for inflight connectivity. This follows the successful introduction of broadband services to its Airbus A350-900 aircraft.


    Cathay Pacific Airways released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for June 2016 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the amount of cargo and mail uplifted compared to the same month last year.

  • Cathay Pacific sets new vision for Middle East operations

    Committed to its Middle Eastern markets, Cathay Pacific has undertaken a management change in the region, in line with its global vision to make the airline more competitive by improving the speed and quality of decision-making and putting a greater focus on its customers.

  • Cathay Pacific’s premium cabin wins luxury Middle East travel award

    Cathay Pacific has celebrated a further travel accolade after being named the Middle East’s Favourite International Airline Premium Cabinat the Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards 2017.


    UAE residents are creatures of habits when they travel, a study has found.