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Qatar see a surge in air travel

Qatar Airways sees robust travel demand amid capacity squeeze

The Doha-based carrier has seen leisure and business demand surge after travel restrictions were eased, but continues to be hamstrung by a lack of new planes

Business Traveller Middle East

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2023: Here are all the winners

The 22nd edition of the annual awards included 40 award categories spanning airlines, airports and hotels

787 Dreamliner

ATM 2023: Etihad unveils new 787 Dreamliner seats

The Boeing 787 aircraft is the first in the world to offer the Elements seat

Etihad Cargo

Etihad Cargo bolsters presence in China with fourth gateway destination

The airline currently offers five passenger flights to Shanghai, Beijing Daxing and Guangzhou each week

Sharjah Airport

Sharjah Airport records footfall of over 3.8 million passengers in Q1 2023

The aircraft movement for the same term also increased by 9.02 per cent, with 23,261 flights by the end of March

Air India Boeing

Air India increases frequency to Dubai from Mumbai, Delhi

It includes an all-new flight on the Delhi-Dubai sector which will commence from April 29

Arabia Taxi

Tesla Model 3 cars to join Arabia Taxi fleet in Dubai

According to Arabia Taxi, 83 per cent of the cars in its Dubai fleet currently operate with environmentally friendly hybrid engine technology

Emirates expands its global network with Montréal flights

The airline said tickets to Montréal go on sale today for flights starting July 5 and can be booked on its website, the Emirates App or through travel agents

Dubai Metro hits new milestone with over two billion riders

The metro has a fleet of 129 modern trains that caters to the mobility needs of the community across the city’s 53 metro stations

Abu Dhabi parking free

Free public parking in Abu Dhabi for Eid Al Fitr holiday

The transport authority urged drivers to avoid parking in prohibited areas and blocking traffic movement


Dubai’s Emirates adds 38 additional flights to 6 cities ahead of Eid Al Fitr

This year, more than 110,000 travellers are expected to board Emirates flights during Eid across the region

SF Airlines

Etihad Cargo, SF Airlines to connect hubs and expand network

Etihad Cargo will operate the flights on a Boeing 777 freighter, with services commencing on April 28

Air Canada Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner

Air Canada to connect Vancouver-Dubai with Boeing 787

The carrier will use Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on Vancouver and Dubai flights, which features three cabins services

Etihad Airways

Etihad debuts unlimited and free inflight social media messaging access

Additionally, it will offer unlimited internet data packages on its widebody aircraft for a flat fee

Air Cairo

Air Cairo to start direct flights to Dubai from Sharm El Sheikh

The twice-weekly flights will operate from Dubai World Central airport every Thursday and Monday

qatar airways cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo launches a direct freighter service from Bogota to Dallas Fort Worth

The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter will offer close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity

DC Aviation

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim adds two new aircraft to its managed fleet

The business aviation services provider will operate the new aircraft on behalf of the private owners


Etihad to go daily to Toronto from Abu Dhabi

The additional weekly service will commence on May 30


Saudia ramps up flights to Europe and Asia

It has confirmed 56 additional weekly services to 14 destinations

Emirates A380

Emirates to begin daily flights between Dubai and Toronto

The enhanced services between the two destinations will commence on April 20

Cyprus Airways

Cyprus Airways commences direct flights from Larnaca to Dubai

It has deployed its Airbus A320 aircraft on this route

UAE homegrown brand CAFU, launches globally with EV charging solution

UAE’s CAFU launches in Canada with EV charging solution

CAFU’s service will allow EV owners in Quebec to charge their cars at the tap of a button, boosting access to charging infrastructure

driverless vehicles courtesy twitter: RTA

Driverless taxis: Testing begins in Jumeirah 1, shares RTA

In February last year, RTA and Cruise joined forces to run the maiden autonomous taxi service in the city

Dubai’s DXB ranked busiest international airport worldwide for 2022

It retained its position for the ninth consecutive year, with over 66 million passengers using DXB last year

Saudi Arabia launches autonomous vehicle trial

Saudi Arabia launches trial for first autonomous electric vehicle

The launch is one of the initial steps toward the development of AV legislation, regulations and supporting systems in the kingdom

emirates Japan flight to Tokyo Haneda on April 2

Emirates resumes flights to Tokyo-Haneda

The Dubai-based carrier restored its full Japanese network with the resumption of flights to Tokyo-Haneda on April 2

UAE pedestrian crossing

UAE: Pedestrian crossing violators face Dhs500 fine

Police officials have urged motorists to stop at crossings and give way to pedestrians

Sri Lankan carrier FitsAir has ramped up its services from the capital city of Colombo to Dubai.

FitsAir raises frequency on Colombo-Dubai route

Using its Airbus 320 aircraft, it has increased operations to a daily service between the two destinations

Dubai RTA opens two bridges, one tunnel

Dubai’s RTA opens two bridges, one tunnel under $1.4bn traffic plan

The project is aimed at easing traffic flow between Al Khaleej Street, Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road and Al Ghubaiba Road

Emirates United activate codeshare

Emirates, United Airlines codeshare kicks in

Emirates’ customers will have access to more than 150 US cities through Chicago, Houston and San Francisco with the codeshare