SriLankan to bolster capacity


SriLankan Airlines is once again on its path to achieve its goals, despite recent setbacks. Vipula Gunatilleke, Chief Executive Officer, SriLankan Airlines, shares how the airline is armed to regain the route to profitability. TT Bureau How important is the Middle East market for SriLankan Airlines? The Middle East traffic …

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Spoilt for choice on Etihad

TTME JUNE 2019 - PG - 11

Etihad once again revolutionised the aviation industry by unveiling its fully customised Economy Class experience. Linda Celestino, Vice President— Guest Service and Delivery, Etihad, furnishes more details… TT Bureau Please tell us more about the ‘Choose Well’ campaign. As part of the airline’s overall ‘Choose Well’ brand platform, the campaign …

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Emirates to add six A380s to fleet

TTME JUNE 2019 - PG - 5

Ruling the Middle Eastern skies, Emirates is on a growth trajectory with new destinations and fleet this year. Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior VP – Commercial Operations, Emirates, talks about key markets and collaborations. TT Bureau What is in store for this year at Emirates? We continue to strive …

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Formidable strength at Emirates

TTME MAY 2019 ATM DAY 1 - PG 16

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 …

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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


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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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 …

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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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Battling disruption in flight schedules

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 21

Last year, 3.6 million flights around the world were delayed by over 30 minutes or were cancelled, accounting for 16 per cent of all flight departures. However, FlightGlobal’s expert market insights help resolve the problems causing these delays, according to its CEO, Christopher Flook. For frequent business and leisure travellers, …

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