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Middle East airlines ‘unstoppable’ – Emirates Executive

Middle East airlines ‘unstoppable’ – Emirates Executive

A top Emirates executive has delivered a warning to Europe's struggling airlines that they could lose more business to booming Middle East carriers as they pay the price of years of political neglect.

March 12, 2012 3:49
 
Royal Jordanian January passenger traffic up 25 percent year-on-year

Royal Jordanian January passenger traffic up 25 percent year-on-year

Royal Jordanian said on Sunday passenger traffic rose 25 percent in January from a year earlier despite the impact of regional unrest on the aviation industry.

February 27, 2012 12:50
 
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
 
Abu Dhabi’s ‘love affair’ with Seychelles grows stronger

Abu Dhabi’s ‘love affair’ with Seychelles grows stronger

With some of Etihad's executives moving over to Air Seychelles and Abu Dhabi's increasing bilateral relations with the islands, could we one day call the country UAE's eight emirate?

February 1, 2012 5:16
 
Gulf Air says Bahrain mulling turnaround options

Gulf Air says Bahrain mulling turnaround options

Gulf Air, Bahrain's loss-making national carrier, said on Wednesday that all options were being considered to make it profitable after a newspaper reported that the airline may be dissolved or sold.

January 25, 2012 2:22
 

No bailout for Kingfisher, says Indian minister

India's civil aviation minister ruled out a public bailout for India's Kingfisher Airlines or any other airline, urging private airlines in India to put their own house in order.

November 17, 2011 3:57
 
Gulf carriers like Qatar Airways will continue muscle-flexing

Gulf carriers like Qatar Airways will continue muscle-flexing

It’s not the first time Qatar Airways publicly lectured Airbus. And it won’t be the last, with the Middle East accounting for 11% of all plane orders until 2030.

November 16, 2011 8:10
 

Emirates order to Kickstart Dubai air show

A Boeing airplane order worth up to $15 billion from host airline Emirates looked set to fire up the Dubai Air Show on Sunday as Gulf airlines expand in the face of growing fears over the world economy.

November 13, 2011 10:59
 

Flydubai eyes new orders as it nears break-even

Unlisted low-cost carrier flydubai is looking to order new aircraft as early as next year and expects to break even soon, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday.

October 27, 2011 2:15
 
Ready for takeoff—Airbus to beat 2011 MENA forecasts

Ready for takeoff—Airbus to beat 2011 MENA forecasts

Airbus expects to end year with a "triple-digit order book" in MENA, as new deals are expected from Qatar Airways, during the air show in November.

August 24, 2011 2:12
 
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