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Long-winded: Are airlines in the West going overboard when it comes to Gulf competition?

Long-winded: Are airlines in the West going overboard when it comes to Gulf competition?

IATA urges Western carriers to stop blocking expansion of Gulf rivals. Given the lagging aviation business in the West, Kipp is split on this one. Which side are you on?

June 12, 2011 2:50
 

Low-cost carrier flydubai to hire 600 pilots by 2016

Following news of doubling its capital to $136million, flydubai is hiring 600 to expand routes and fleet.

May 18, 2011 4:03
 
Regaining altitude

Regaining altitude

The region’s aviation sector is showing signs that it just might be getting its second wind...or it could all just be hot air.

March 21, 2011 3:35
 

Emirates hikes fares due to rising oil prices

Rising oil prices will hurt profitability of airlines operating in the Middle East North Africa region.

March 1, 2011 10:31
 
On a different plane

On a different plane

The global air industry is having a tough time – if it’s not the recession, it’s a volcano causing headaches. But in the region, airlines are flying high.

May 20, 2010 1:49
 

Saudi aviation authority: open-sky policy caused Egypt row

Row over landing spots for KSA budget airlines caused suspension of flights between Cairo and Madinah.

May 13, 2010 2:31
 
Emirates’ comedy of errors, or real-life drama?

Emirates’ comedy of errors, or real-life drama?

The Dubai airline’s in-flight movies have been shown with the branding of the airline’s rival, Etihad. Is this a mere “technical error”, or something more?

March 2, 2010 3:57
 
Cabin fever

Cabin fever

Low cost airlines are storming into the regional market. Are they challenging the full service carriers or risking overkill? Trends magazine reports.

February 10, 2010 12:34
 

Dubai-bound plane grounded after ‘security threat’

Emirates Airline flight from Mumbai delayed for four hours; two passengers detained.

February 7, 2010 8:17
 

Etihad on target for profit in 2011

Abu Dhabi airline had pushed back profitability target by a year due to the financial crisis.

January 30, 2010 9:50
 
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