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Gulf Air moves Cairo operations to Terminal 2

Gulf Air moves Cairo operations to Terminal 2

Gulf Air has moved its Cairo operations to Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport. All Gulf Air flights between Bahrain and Cairo – a total of two scheduled flights each day – will arrive and depart from Terminal 2.

flynas orders 120 A320 neo aircraft

flynas orders 120 A320 neo aircraft

The agreement is worth SAR 32 billion ($8.6 billion) at list prices and includes 80 firm orders with deliveries scheduled during 2018-2026. Another 40 purchase rights were announced earlier by Ayed Al Jeaid, chairman NAS Holding, and Bander Al Mohanna, chief executive NAS Holding Group.

Oman Air looks forward to sustained growth in 2017

Oman Air looks forward to sustained growth in 2017

Continued fleet and network expansion together with a renewed focus on on-board services and developments will be a priority for Oman Air in 2017; ensuring the airline of the Sultanate of Oman continues to drive up revenues, increases its growing contribution to the national economy and delivers against its ten year development plan.

Sabre signs new deal with Emirates

Sabre signs new deal with Emirates

Sabre has signed a deal with Emirates airline which will enable the carrier to easily purchase a range of customised fares. Sabre and Emirates have also signed a new long-term global distribution agreement to make the airline’s fares available to travel agents globally who use Sabre.

Finnair signs codeshare deal with Flybe

Finnair signs codeshare deal with Flybe

Finnair is extending its network throughout the United Kingdom with new codeshare services on Flybe flights between several European cities and the UK. Finnair’s codes will be added to the below Flybe services when a Finnair flight is also included in the booking.

Qatar Airways takes off for Nice

Qatar Airways takes off for Nice

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has officially opened the new and luxurious Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. Al Baker also used the occasion to update attending media on the airline’s forthcoming launch of direct flights to Nice.

Etihad Airways goes double daily to Düsseldorf

Etihad Airways goes double daily to Düsseldorf

Etihad Airways has confirmed its Abu Dhabi–Düsseldorf route will be operated 14 times a week with the addition of a new daily service, effective March 26th. The double daily schedule will provide greater choice to local passengers travelling between Abu Dhabi and Düsseldorf, and further increase connectivity to and from Germany over the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub.

Etihad Airways to boost frequency on Malé route

Etihad Airways to boost frequency on Malé route

Etihad Airways today announced four additional weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi–Malé route. The move will increase frequency to the idyllic Maldives to 11 services a week between July 1st and September 17th this year.