Aviation

Beond Airlines’ maiden Dubai-Maldives route

Flying the world’s first premium leisure airline, Beond Airlines in its maiden journey to Maldives was an absolute hassle-free experience. Last month just two days prior to the sacred festival of Ramadan, the inaugural flight departed from Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport and four hours later touched down in Malé-Velana …

Read More »

Emirates unveils latest A350

Starting this year on a strong note, Emirates will be showcasing its latest A350 at the Arabian Travel Market. Their game changing products such as the fully enclosed private suite in their first class cabin, to the next gen A380 onboard lounge and premium economy will be some of their …

Read More »

AI deploys A350 on Dubai-Delhi route

Air India has deployed its brand new A350 aircraft on the Dubai-Delhi route to start off its new summer additions. The aircraft features 28 private suites with full-flat beds in business class, 24 seats with extra legroom and other enhancements in a dedicated Premium Economy cabin, and 264 spacious seats …

Read More »

Philippine Airlines’ UAE revenue up

Josh Vasquez, Regional Head – EMEA Region, Philippine Airlines, reveals the airline generated $53.8 mn revenue from passenger sales in UAE in 2023, 70% of which came from the travel agents. TT Bureau Philippine Airlines in the UAE held a night of gratitude and recognition of their partners in their …

Read More »

Virgin Atlantic returns to Dubai

Virgin Atlantic, one of the most convenient airlines to fly to London, returns to Dubai after more than four years of waiting. The flight, operating seasonally from October to March, four times a week, aims to capture pent up demand for premium travel and grow the route network. In an …

Read More »

Sharjah flight marks Air Cairo’s anniv

With its 20-year legacy, Air Cairo marks a significant milestone with the inauguration of its new route connecting Cairo and Sharjah. The inaugural flight, coinciding with the airline’s 20th Anniversary, signifies a notable expansion in Air Cairo’s network. Hussein Sherif, Chairman and CEO, Air Cairo, expresses his honour in confirming …

Read More »

Abu Dhabi airport’s T-A goes hi-tech

A total of 28 international airlines are now operational from Terminal A at Abu Dhabi International Airport. All airlines operating from AUH have now fully transitioned to Terminal A. TT Bureau Terminal A is now the primary terminal serving Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), with flights arriving to and departing …

Read More »

42k UAE tourists visit Singapore

At an event hosted by STB and Singapore Airlines recently, GB Srithar, Regional Director, India, Middle East, South Asia & Africa, Singapore Tourism Board shared that the footfall of international visitors from UAE in 2022 had their expectations. Shehara Rizly GB Srithar, Regional Director, India, Middle East, South Asia & …

Read More »

Philippine Airlines network beyond ME

Shiela L. Yuliong, Regional Head – EMEA and Oceania, Philippine Airlines, shares with TRAVTALK their new programmes, especially designed for the frequent flyers and business class passengers onboard Philippine Airlines. Along with Mabuhay Miles, they have a special programme crafted for kababayans called Overseas Bayani Card, she informs. Shehara Rizly …

Read More »

IndiGo begins Mumbai-RAK direct flights

IndiGo selects Ras Al Khaimah as its 100th destination and fourth airport in the United Arab Emirates. The new route not only connects Mumbai to Ras Al Khaimah, but beyond Mumbai to other parts of the world, and has been warmly welcomed by the customers and authorities, says Pieter Elbers, …

Read More »