Aviation

Turkish onboards Dreamliner

The induction of the 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet will open new routes for Turkish Airlines, reinforcing its status as the carrier that flies to more countries than any other in the world. Flying 7,635 nautical miles in addition to carrying more cargo will ensure that the Turkish flag carrier …

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Travel at ease with Jetex

Adel Mardini, CEO & Founder, Jetex, shares the role of private aviation in ME and how it is gaining prominence. He also elucidates the role of his company in encompassing needs of the potential traveller. TT Bureau How does private aviation bode for the Middle East? Private aviation in the …

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Oman Air’s MiCE focus

Adding new destinations to their network in ME, Oman Air is also strengthening efforts to promote Oman as a MiCE destination. Shahzad Naqvi, Country Manager for UAE, Oman Air, shares the airline’s state-of-the-art facilities and future plans. TT Bureau With the opening of the new airport what has been introduced …

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Services that meet and greet

Today when travellers go online they are looking for more than just an airline ticket or a hotel. In what could be termed as Pro-Traveller services, Tune Protect has collaborated with RST Holdings Pte Ltd. to offer end-to-end service to its travellers, who can access everything in the comfort of …

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ME’s outbound connect

Travelling to outbound destinations has opened a plethora of options for the Middle Eastern traveller. The increase in accessibility to varied countries, has also opened doors of business for potential outbound tour operators, hotels and airlines. Industry experts highlight what they have on offer for the region. Shehara Rizly Outbound …

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Turkish enters codeshare with Poland’s LOT

Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines, the largest airline and flag carrier of Turkey and Poland respectively, announced the enhancement of their current codeshare agreement with additional destinations both from Turkish Airlines’ and LOT’s flight network. TT Bureau Turkish Airlines, flies to more countries and international destinations than any other …

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RwandAir & EmQuest hit a 6

One of the key networking events is the annual EmQuest Cricket Mania, which witnessed many travel agents coming together to share their common interest in a friendly match of cricket. TT Bureau It was the second consecutive year that RwandAir sponsored the EmQuest Cricket Mania event recently with other partners …

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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

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

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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