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Emirates extends FA Cup sponsorship in UK

Emirates extends FA Cup sponsorship in UK

Emirates and the Football Association have announced a three year contract extension to their successful existing partnership of the FA Cup. The agreement will see the tournament continue to be named The Emirates FA Cup through until 2021.

New chief executive for Jet Airways

New chief executive for Jet Airways

Jet Airways has announced the appointment of Vinay Dube as its chief executive. An accomplished industry leader and an aviation professional with close to three decades of global business experience, Dube has an established track record of leadership and business expansion at large, complex, multi-national organisations.

Air New Zealand to boost services to Honolulu for summer 2018

Air New Zealand to boost services to Honolulu for summer 2018

Air New Zealand will fly almost 60,000 additional seats between Auckland and Honolulu from April to October next year, an increase of 75 per cent compared with this year. The airline will operate an additional 94 return services during the period, moving to daily flights and up to nine services per week during the busy July school holiday period.

Royal Brunei Airlines signs Club 1 Hotels partnership

Royal Brunei Airlines signs Club 1 Hotels partnership

Royal Brunei Airlines has announced a commercial partnership with Club 1 Hotels, a members-only luxury hotel club. The partnership will enable RB’s passengers to earn Royal Skies frequent flyer miles on every booking of hotel accommodation and car rental made with the hotel club.

Oman Air launches third daily flight from Muscat to Mumbai

Oman Air launches third daily flight from Muscat to Mumbai

Oman Air has announced the launch of a third daily flight on its popular Muscat to Mumbai route. The two hour 50 minutes flight departs Muscat at 22.40 and arrives in Mumbai at 03:00. The return flight leaves Mumbai at 04:05 and reaches Muscat at 05:15.

New chief executives at Manchester and Stansted airports in UK

New chief executives at Manchester and Stansted airports in UK

Manchester Airports Group is announcing changes to its executive committee, which will result in new chief executive taking charge at Manchester and London Stansted airports. Ken O’Toole will take up the role of chief executive at London Stansted Airport, while Andrew Cowan will replace him as chief executive at Manchester Airport.