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Jet accident rates in 2014 at all-time low

IATA releases its 2014 commercial aviation safety performance report

March 10, 2015 3:00
 
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Top five short-haul vacations this Eid

Need a quick getaway this Eid? Kippreport picks its top five countries that are all less than five hours away from Dubai. Better get packing, fast.

July 20, 2014 1:11
 

Baghdad gets more international flights

Lufthansa is set to resume flights to Iraq in September after a break of 20 years.

May 29, 2010 2:47
 

Iraqi Airways flights to Britain cancelled; airline dissolved

A long running dispute with Kuwait has forced Iraq’s government to dissolve Iraqi Airways just weeks after the company launched flights to the UK.

May 26, 2010 3:13
 
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
 
Flight club

Flight club

Thanks to both Emiratis and expatriates, outbound travel from the UAE is a multi-billion dollar industry.

May 13, 2010 5:59
 

Qatar Airways orders more Boeing 787s

Qatar Airways to increase its fleet to 120 aircraft by 2013, orders of $40 bn.

May 5, 2010 8:31
 

BA flights Tues evening from UAE to UK, expected to land in London

Eurocontrol air traffic agency said approximately half of flights operating on schedule

April 21, 2010 8:48
 

Iceland’s volcano fury disrupts the travel of Saudi passengers

Prince Sultan to provide hotel accommodation for all Saudi nationals unable to leave Britain.

April 16, 2010 9:07
 

Emirates to fly to Prague in July 2010

Dubai-based carrier Emirates Airlines will launch daily flights to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, from July 1…

December 23, 2009 4:05
 
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