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Ebola alert on Emirates flight from Dubai to US

Five passengers with flu-like symptoms tested for Ebola at Boston’s Logan Airport

October 14, 2014 5:47
 
beautiful young woman using tablet computer at airport

Inflight usage of tablets by cabin crew to take off

The MEA tablet market has shown a 77.3 per cent year-on-year growth in shipments during Q1 2014, according to IDC .

September 22, 2014 9:54
 
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GCC airlines take safety steps after MH17 tragedy

Expressing deep dismay over the Malaysian Airlines crash, major GCC airlines are taking safety measures to ensure the security of their passengers and aircraft without affecting flight schedules and services.

July 20, 2014 4:21
 
Etihad upbeat on earnings outlook

Etihad upbeat on earnings outlook

Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad Airways is upbeat on its future earnings after posting its first full-year profit in 2011, its chief commercial officer told Reuters on Wednesday.

March 8, 2012 3:56
 
All systems go: Dubai focuses on stronger aviation business

All systems go: Dubai focuses on stronger aviation business

With the Middle East’s aviation industry fast becoming the world’s strongest and Dubai’s need for more revenue generation, the emirate is banking on its aviation industry as a solid net.

March 6, 2012 12:55
 
Emirates Airline to raise $517M Islamic loan

Emirates Airline to raise $517M Islamic loan

Dubai's Emirates airline has hired three local banks to arrange a 1.9-billion dirhams ($517.3 million) Islamic loan facility to finance three aircraft, the chief executive of one of the banks confirmed on Tuesday.

February 7, 2012 3:12
 
SpanAir ceases operations, cites financial woes

SpanAir ceases operations, cites financial woes

Loss-making Spanish airline Spanair ceased operations on Friday night, grounding all its airplanes after its owner, citing the country's economic crisis, said it would not sink any more money into the company.

January 28, 2012 12:57
 
Abu Dhabi’s Etihad buys into Air Seychelles

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad buys into Air Seychelles

Etihad Airways will acquire a 40 percent stake in Air Seychelles, its second airline acquisition in the last five weeks as the rapidly growing Abu Dhabi-based carrier embarks on an ambitious expansion plan.

January 26, 2012 1:39
 

Qatar Airways CEO to serve on IATA board of governors

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker has been unanimously nominated to serve on the influential Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

December 4, 2011 10:05
 

UAE carriers to suspend Syria flights next week

The UAE airlines will suspend flights to Syria next week under sanctions imposed by the Arab League, the government of Dubai's press office said in its Twitter feed on Wednesday.

November 30, 2011 12:10