AVIATION

Dream Dubai comes closer to Germany

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The first arrivals from Leipzig was welcomed at Al Maktoum Airport (DWC) by Meeting Point Emirates in an initiative to strengthen the inbound traffic from German-speaking market. DWC will be receiving 255 passengers daily for a year with the new programme between Meeting Point Emirates and FTI Germany. TT BUREAU …

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Air Arabia stands strong

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In the third quarter, ending September 30, Air Arabia registered a net profit of AED 376 million, an increase of 27 per cent compared to the same period last year. TT BUREAU Air Arabia’s turnover for the third quarter of 2017 increased by four per cent to AED 1.16 billion, …

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flydubai takes off to over 200 routes

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The recent strategic partnership between flydubai and Russia aims to further strengthen not just the two carriers, but also the hub of Dubai. Jeyhun Efendi, Senior President – Commercial Operations UAE, Middle East, Europe and CIS, flydubai, speaks with TravTalk on their plans. SHEHARA RIZLY Could you share flydubai’s the …

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Emirates, Qantas enhance Oz. network

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After the five-year-long successful partnership, Emirates and Qantas once again extended their alliance until 2023 so that there is improved connectivity and schedule choice across combined network over Australia, New Zealand sectors with trans-Tasman services as well. TT BUREAU The extension of the partnership between Qantas and Emirates will provide …

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Kingpin in African skies: Ethiopian Airlines

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Ethiopian Airlines has become a key player in the African aviation market. Ali Mohammed, Area ManagerGulf, Ethiopian Airlines, shares with TravTalk their plan towards achieving their Vision 2025 with an aim to earn $10 billion revenue, $1 billion profit, and expand to 120 international and 26 domestic destinations. SHEHARA RIZLY …

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British Airways soars high in ME skies

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Completing 85 years of successful operations in the Middle East with its first flight touching down in Sharjah in 1932, the airline has continued to increase its frequency and currently operates four daily flights from the UAE. Anjulika Dutton, Head of Sales, British Airways, shares an insight with TravTalk. TT …

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Why savvy US fliers prefer Air Canada

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Air Canada operates three weekly flights between Dubai and Toronto and offers connections to more than 100 destinations in Canada and the United States. Deepu Cyriac, Country Manager – UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman, tells TravTalk about the airline’s new routes and expansion plans. TT BUREAU Air Canada, has turned …

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1st Travel Tuesday in Dubai

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Travel Tuesday is a networking event where various destinations and airlines can meet and network with corporates, MICE and travel trade. The inaugural session will be hosted with Singapore Tourism and Singapore Airlines on October 17, at the Taj Hotel Dubai. According to the organiser of the event Ashwin Singh, …

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Air India spreading its wings far and wide

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Although last year witnessed many challenges across the field of aviation, Air India continued its journey as the leader of the skies venturing out to new destinations and ensuring their rapid growth trajectory. The regional office in the UAE has been one of the most active hubs across the network. …

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