Aviation

Pay for hand baggage only

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -17

Etihad Airways has launched a new hand baggage-only ‘Deal Fare’ across selected destinations, allowing travellers to purchase lower fares in Economy Class if no checked baggage is required. TT Bureau The ‘Deal Fare’ includes a complimentary carry-on baggage allowance of 7 kg and is available on flights between Abu Dhabi, …

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RwandAir, Cozmo Travel ink deal

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG - 11

RwandAir has recently appointed Cozmo Travel as its Passenger General Sales Agent (GSA) for the GCC countries (Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia (Offline). Timothy Njihia, Country Manager—UAE, GCC and Pakistan, RwandAir believes that partnerships play a very important role especially for airlines entering new markets. He further reiterated that …

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Air Arabia adds Prague

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG -6 - 3rd story

Air Arabia’s introduction of its new European destination, Prague in Czech Republic, direct from Sharjah, is set to further enhance travel between the two destinations. The inaugural flight to the city will commence on December 11. The 6-hour 50-minute Air Arabia flight to Prague will operate five times per week, …

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Turkish, Amex GBT expand deal

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG -6 - 1st story

Turkish Airlines signed a significant deal with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT), one of the world’s leading agencies for corporate travel. Amex GBT, considered as one of the largest global agencies in the sector, has more than 100 years of experience in corporate travel. TT Bureau Global agency …

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Dubai to host maiden GIAS

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG - 3

Dubai will host the first Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) from January 28-29, 2019, with 500 top aviation industry officials from across the world in attendance. TT Bureau The Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai is set to witness high-profile delegates from 40 countries including 20 aviation ambassadors, …

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ME to invest $58 bn in aviation

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 15

A report by Centre for Aviation (CAPA) estimates that the total value of 152 active aviation-related projects in the Middle East reached US$57.7 billion. Saudi Arabia accounted for the largest share of project value, followed by the UAE and Kuwait. TT Bureau According to the Centre for Aviation (CAPA), up …

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Cebu’s int’l flights from T2

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 6-2ND STORY

Charo Lagamon, Cebu Pacific Air’s Director, Corporate Communications, talks about the shift in the airline’s international flights to Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s new terminal. TT Bureau What was the reason behind the shift to Terminal 2? All the international flights have been moved to the new terminal, in keeping with the …

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Dubai Parks partners with DXB

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-13

DXB Entertainments and Dubai Airports announced a partnership to create an unparalleled airport experience while showcasing Dubai’s position as the ultimate destination. TT Bureau The partnership between DXB Entertainments and Dubai Airports will showcase the latter’s efforts to make Dubai International (DXB) a destination in its own while promoting the …

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Rewarding biz travellers

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-11_2ND

Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior VP— Commercial Operations, Emirates speaks about the revamped Business Rewards programme. TT Bureau Can you brief about the Emirates Business Rewards programme? Emirates Business Rewards is our corporate loyalty programme which is open to organisations of all sizes around the world. The organisation earn …

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Turkish soars high in ME

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-11

Turkish Airlines reveals Q1 traffic results and sheds light on the most recent aviation trends. The number of passengers who travelled from the Middle East increased by 22 per cent in Q1 2018. TT Bureau The Turkish aviation and tourism is predicted to be catapulted to a new league with …

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