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


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


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


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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Sharjah Airport’s expansion plans


As Sharjah prepares to receive 20 million passengers by 2027, its billion dirham expansion plan is underway to make it one of the most unique airports in the region. His Excellency Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman, Sharjah Airport Authority shares the plan for ATM this year. TT Bureau Q What …

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Oman Air shines bright in Dubai

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 26

Dubai is one of the most growing markets for Oman Air due to the relationship between the two countries and the borders they share in several areas. Shahzad Naqvi, Country Manager– Dubai and Northern Emirates, Oman Air shares details about how the carrier has steadily been benchmarking Dubai as an …

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