Aviation

Aviation: Thrust on skilling women

Special session on women held at recently concluded Airport Show brought into focus many underlying issues, including need for enhancing their training methods to prepare them for future. Shehara Rizly Every year, Airport Show hosts a special summit for women in aviation, which focuses on key issues facing them. This …

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Arab Aviation calls for industry collaboration

ME aviation experts came together under ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ session at ninth AAS 2022, in RAK. Adil Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia called upon all stakeholders for collaboration and open dialogue between governments, regulators and operators to support its recovery. Experts highlighted the need for investment in …

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Istanbul is MENA’s popular flight destination

According to a new survey by leading online travel agency, Wingie, Istanbul was the MENA region’s popular tourist destination in the first quarter of 2022. Driven by increased vaccination rate and lifting of travel restrictions, the tourism and aviation sectors appear to be making a rapid recovery. TT Bureau Istanbul …

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Emirates the gamechanger of ME aviation

As the main carrier in Dubai, Emirates has been the backbone of the travel industry. Its unstinted service excellence was seen during the pandemic. Adil Al Ghaith, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Gulf, Middle East and Central Asia shares with Shehara Rizly the recipe of success. Could you share an …

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Turkish Airlines soars high in ME

One of the unique carriers in the Middle East that covers largest amount of destinations, Turkish Airlines has been popular for its product quality and service. The airline connects the world with its unstinted commitment to provide the travellers exactly what they require. Shehara Rizly Leading Airline in Middle East …

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WingsWay adapts to new era of learning

Shakir Kantawala, Co-founder & Managing Partner, WingsWay Training Institute LLC (Dubai) & WingsWay Global Training Academy (India), shares with TRAVTALK how aviation and travel are now more innovative with their new training techniques, among other things. Shehara Rizly How will re-skilling and up-skilling with WingsWay Training Institute benefit the Travel …

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Kuwait Airways adds 17 new destinations

Kuwait Airways announced launch of 17 new destinations, in addition to existing 40, bringing total number to 57. The new destinations will include Malaga, Moscow, Sarajevo, Nice, Salalah, Sharm El Sheikh, Sohag, Alexandria, Mykonos, Bodrum, Trabzon, Vienna, Madrid, Casablanca, Manchester, Kathmandu and Kuala Lumpur. Kuwait Airways is pleased to announce …

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COVID-19: Emirates recovers 90% lost ground

As Dubai opened earlier in 2020 during the pandemic, Emirates Airline started off by adding more destinations to its network, and today the national carrier is on the path of full recovery. Adil Al Ghaith, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, Gulf Middle East and Central Asia for Emirates shares the …

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Air Arabia new services to 3 emirates

In line with group’s efforts to ease restrictions imposed following COVID-19, Air Arabia, Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has resumed its city check-in services in Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman. Air Arabia’s City Check-ins was established in 2012 to provide passengers the added …

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DXB operates at 100 per cent capacity

Visitors to Dubai exceeded one million during October and DXB reached the milestone of one million passengers per week in November, with origin-destination passengers reaching 94 per cent of pre-pandemic levels. The passenger numbers are likely to reach 28.9 million by 2021-end, 2.1 million more than the September 2021 forecast. …

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