AVIATION

Innovation for future airports

Prominent aviation industry players from Saudi Arabia will participate at the 19th Airport Show from April 29-May 1 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). Daniyal Qureshi, Group Exhibition Director, Reed Exhibitions, shares the country’s ongoing efforts to develop airport facilities. TT Bureau Could you share an overview of …

Read More »

Formidable strength at Emirates

Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President—Commercial Operations, Emirates, is a leader par excellence in strengthening the commercial arm of the national carrier and ensuring it soars higher not only by profits but also by an unmatched humanitarian approach. Shehara Rizly “Leadership is action, not position” as quoted by …

Read More »

Kigali leaves agents in awe

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, …

Read More »

Renewed vision for Dubai Airports

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 …

Read More »

Exploring new strategies in aviation

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 …

Read More »

AI Express expands Gulf services

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 …

Read More »

Etihad leads with sustainable flying

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 …

Read More »

‘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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »