Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic operational partnership in air cargo transportation. This unique and ground breaking agreement, the first of its kind in the air cargo industry between a mainline airline and a specialised freighter operator, will allow cooperation between…
Oman Air, the National Carrier of Sultanate of Oman, is celebrating the latest in a string of prestigious wins, following the presentation to the airline of the ‘Best Arab Air Carrier supporting Arab Tourism’ award. The 2017 Arab Tourism Media Awards ceremony organised by the Arab Centre for Tourism Media…
Emirates’ signature Iftar service for customers during Ramadan is expected to commence on May 27 to coincide with the start of the holy month. These special meals will be available to passengers across all cabin classes on select Emirates flights, including flights to and from the Gulf region as well…
New service to be operated by B777-200LR from 1 December 2017 Emirates has announced it will introduce a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing Emirates’ existing two daily services. The direct service, to be operated on a B777-200LR aircraft with eight seats in First Class,…
Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, conducted a realistic emergency response exercise in Muscat recently to rehearse its emergency management programme and response functions. A real-time scenario was then developed, including the steady provision of new issues and additional information, as often happens during an actual…
Group records 29th consecutive year of profit of AED 2.5 billion (US$ 670 million) - Steady business growth in line with capacity increases, results show business resilience in a competitive climate and turbulent year - Significant investment in the business at AED 13.7 billion (US$ 3.7 billion) Emirates reports a…

Emirates goes all A380 to Melbourne

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 19:37
Airline’s third daily service to Melbourne to be upgraded to an A380 operation from 25 March 2018 Emirates will provide an all-A380 service from Melbourne when it upgrades its third daily flight from the Australian city, EK408 and EK409, from a Boeing 777-300ER to an A380 operation. The move will…
Oman Air, the national airline for the Sultanate of Oman, has been voted the ‘Best In-Flight Duty Free’ provider in the Middle East by readers of the German passenger services industry publication, Pax International Magazine. The airline received the award at a ceremony at the Radisson Blu Hamburg on Wednesday…
Colombo May 4, 2017: SriLankan Airlines marked year of transformation in its recently ended financial year, carrying the highest number of passengers ever in the airline’s history. Based on draft un-audited accounts, the total operational revenue increased to LKR136.68 billion from LKR129.48 billion in the prior year. However, difficult market…
Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, is proud to have been the co-lead partner of the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference 2017. The prestigious event was held from 5-6 April at the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa in Muscat, demonstrating Oman’s position as a…