AVIATION

Now, Muscat-Dubai double daily

SalamAir

Oman’s first budget airline SalamAir has introduced Dubai as its first international destination. Fares from Dubai to Muscat start as low as AED122. TT Bureau The double daily service will operate from Muscat International Airport (MCT) to Dubai World Central (DWC) before moving to Dubai International Airport (DXB) starting March …

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IndiGo now flies to Sharjah

IndiGo

IndiGo, the Indian low-cost airline, has commenced flights to Sharjah making it the sixth international destination in their route plan. TT Bureau Effective March 20, IndiGo has started its new daily non-stop flights between Sharjah-Kozhikode-Sharjah and a second daily flight to operate non-stop between Sharjah-Thiruvananthapuram-Sharjah effective April 8, 2017. Currently …

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Turkish adds 2 Russian cities

Turkish airlines

Turkish Airlines will now fly to Voronezh and Samara in Russia. The move is to attract more tourists from one of the airlines’ most important source markets. TT Bureau Currently operating to Moscow, St.Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa, Astrakhan, Novosibirsk and Stavropol. Turkish Airlines plans to further increase capacity …

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Ethiopian commands African skies

Ali Mohammed

Ethiopian Airlines is on a rapid growth trajectory with a very clear vision towards 2025 — to add 120 international and 26 domestic destinations with a revenue of over $10 billion. Ali Mohammed, Area Manager – Gulf, Ethiopian Airlines, speaks to TravTalk. TT Bureau Q Give us an overview of …

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New interactive website by Qatar Executive

Qatar Executive

Qatar Executive has enhanced its website to offer its exclusive clientele a VIP service and global expertise throughout their journey, from online enquiry to arriving at their final destination. TT Bureau Qatar Executive clients can enjoy the ultimate travel experience beginning with a visit to its newly designed website www.qatarexec.com.qa …

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Expansion for Sharjah Airport

Sharjah Airport

The Government has approved $400 million for the expansion of Sharjah International Airport, according to MEED (Middle East Economic Digest). TT Bureau According to the airline CEO, the expansion project is expected to begin this summer and will increase airport capacity from 8 to 18 million passengers a year. A …

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Etihad, TAT to boost tourism

Etihad-TAT

Etihad Airways and the Tourism Authority of Thailand signed a $1 mn deal to promote travel from the UAE. TT Bureau The agreement was signed by Etihad Airways Vice President Marketing, Tim Burnell, and Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT’s) Deputy Governor Tanes Petsuwan at an event in Bangkok at the …

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31.6 million profit for flydubai

Ghaith Al Ghaith

Flydubai has announced its full-year results for 2016 reporting a profit of AED31.6 million ($8.6 million). It has reported total revenue of AED5 billion ($1.37 billion), an increase of 2.4 per cent compared to the same period last year. The stronger second half, driven by increased passenger numbers, was impacted …

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Dubai-Kochi on AI Dreamliner

Air India

Air India launched the second Dreamliner from Dubai to Kochi on February 1, 2017. Shehara Rizly Air India’s flight 934 will be a daily operation with departure from Dubai at 1330 hours arriving in to Kochi at 1850 hours. The return from Kochi will be AI 933 departing at 0915 …

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