AVIATION

Kigali leaves agents in awe

TTME APRIL 2019 -PG -8

RwandAir organised a familiarisation trip for top agents of the UAE to provide first-hand experience onboard the A330 Rolls Royce engine aircraft and an opportunity to experience Rwanda as a destination of choice and seek opportunities with the many offerings for travellers from the Middle East. Shehara Rizly Timothy Njihia, …

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Renewed vision for Dubai Airports

TTME APRIL 2019 - COVER STORY 2

Dubai International (DXB), with its new brand, plans to elevate the airport customer experience by capturing unique values of home city Dubai. TT Bureau His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority & CEO and Chairman, Emirates Group In Dubai, we continuously strive to be …

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Exploring new strategies in aviation

TTME MARCH 2019-PAGE 8

The maiden Global Investment in Aviation Summit 2019 (GIAS), recently held at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, is considered as a qualitative leap in the aviation industry that requires an estimated global investment reaching $1.8 trillion by 2030. TT Bureau With the demand for air transport projected to increase by an …

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AI Express expands Gulf services

TTME MARCH 2019-PAGE 5

The low-cost carrier has been growing its wings exponentially over the Gulf region. K Shyam Sundar, CEO, Air India Express, shares plans for the new year with new routes for the region. TT Bureau Air India Express launched its first international operations recently from Sharjah to Surat with a twice-weekly …

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Etihad leads with sustainable flying

TTME FEB 2019 - PG -15

Research has shown that jet fuel can be produced using desert land and sea water through an innovative agricultural process. Khalifa University, Etihad Airways, Boeing, ADNOC, Safran, GE and BAUER Resources celebrate a major milestone in developing a sustainable aviation fuel value chain. TT Bureau The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium …

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‘Konnichiwa’ Ishikawa! greets Cathay

TTME JANUARY 2019 - PAGE 5

One of the first announcements for 2019 by Cathay Pacific is the expansion of its network to Japan with the introduction of the new route to Ishikawa from April 2019. The new twice weekly service will enable the UAE travellers to access the destination easily via Hong Kong. TT Bureau …

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Ethiopian rides high on success

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG - 9

Ethiopian Airlines announced a successful fiscal year 2017-18. Gearing towards its 2025 vision, the airline opened eight new international destinations while the number of passengers carried grew by 21 per cent topping the 10 million mark for the first time in the airline’s history TT Bureau It was quite an …

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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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