SriLankan to bolster capacity


SriLankan Airlines is once again on its path to achieve its goals, despite recent setbacks. Vipula Gunatilleke, Chief Executive Officer, SriLankan Airlines, shares how the airline is armed to regain the route to profitability. TT Bureau How important is the Middle East market for SriLankan Airlines? The Middle East traffic …

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Spoilt for choice on Etihad

TTME JUNE 2019 - PG - 11

Etihad once again revolutionised the aviation industry by unveiling its fully customised Economy Class experience. Linda Celestino, Vice President— Guest Service and Delivery, Etihad, furnishes more details… TT Bureau Please tell us more about the ‘Choose Well’ campaign. As part of the airline’s overall ‘Choose Well’ brand platform, the campaign …

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Emirates to add six A380s to fleet

TTME JUNE 2019 - PG - 5

Ruling the Middle Eastern skies, Emirates is on a growth trajectory with new destinations and fleet this year. Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior VP – Commercial Operations, Emirates, talks about key markets and collaborations. TT Bureau What is in store for this year at Emirates? We continue to strive …

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Innovation for future airports

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Prominent aviation industry players from Saudi Arabia will participate at the 19th Airport Show from April 29-May 1 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). Daniyal Qureshi, Group Exhibition Director, Reed Exhibitions, shares the country’s ongoing efforts to develop airport facilities. TT Bureau Could you share an overview of …

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Formidable strength at Emirates

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Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President—Commercial Operations, Emirates, is a leader par excellence in strengthening the commercial arm of the national carrier and ensuring it soars higher not only by profits but also by an unmatched humanitarian approach. Shehara Rizly “Leadership is action, not position” as quoted by …

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Kigali leaves agents in awe

TTME APRIL 2019 -PG -8

RwandAir organised a familiarisation trip for top agents of the UAE to provide first-hand experience onboard the A330 Rolls Royce engine aircraft and an opportunity to experience Rwanda as a destination of choice and seek opportunities with the many offerings for travellers from the Middle East. Shehara Rizly Timothy Njihia, …

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Renewed vision for Dubai Airports


Dubai International (DXB), with its new brand, plans to elevate the airport customer experience by capturing unique values of home city Dubai. TT Bureau His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority & CEO and Chairman, Emirates Group In Dubai, we continuously strive to be …

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Exploring new strategies in aviation


The maiden Global Investment in Aviation Summit 2019 (GIAS), recently held at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, is considered as a qualitative leap in the aviation industry that requires an estimated global investment reaching $1.8 trillion by 2030. TT Bureau With the demand for air transport projected to increase by an …

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AI Express expands Gulf services


The low-cost carrier has been growing its wings exponentially over the Gulf region. K Shyam Sundar, CEO, Air India Express, shares plans for the new year with new routes for the region. TT Bureau Air India Express launched its first international operations recently from Sharjah to Surat with a twice-weekly …

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