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Emirates wins top travel awards

Emirates wins top travel awards

Emirates took home top honours at the Business Travel Middle East Awards (BTME), World Travel Awards (WTA) 2024, and International Loyalty Awards 2024, in recognition of its initiatives to provide best-in-industry travel experiences, in the air and on the ground.

Finnair Takes Off With Summer Sale

Finnair Takes Off With Summer Sale

Finland’s flag carrier Finnair, has launched its summer sale, offering customers top-flight deals across its European and Asian network. The new sale, which includes 18 of the airline’s most popular destinations for travel from the UK, is one of the airline’s biggest in recent years.

Aviation experts at Arabian Travel Market highlight the pivotal role of innovation as regional passe

Aviation experts at Arabian Travel Market highlight the pivotal role of innovation as regional passe

As passenger numbers in the Middle East are predicted to reach 429 million this year, representing a 5.4% increase on 2019 figures, a panel of aviation experts convened at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) yesterday to discuss how the market is changing, outlining their predictions for the future of air travel. The session, ‘Looking Skyward for Innovation: How Technology is Disrupting Aviation’, was moderated by travel expert Mark Frary and included panellists from Cirium, IATA, AviationXLab, and Riyadh Air.

Emirates Inks Strategic Tourism Agreements with Hong Kong, Seychelles and Sri Lanka

Emirates Inks Strategic Tourism Agreements with Hong Kong, Seychelles and Sri Lanka

Underscoring Emirates’ commitment to boost tourism inflows across its network, the airline has reaffirmed its strategic cooperation with Tourism Seychelles and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and has forged a new partnership with the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Emirates has pledged its renewed commitment with Tourism Seychelles, supporting the island’s efforts to promoting tourism and trade to the country. The MoU was signed by Ahmed Khoory, Emirates’ SVP Commercial - West Asia & Indian Ocean, and Sherin Francis, Principal Secretary Tourism Department, Tourism Seychelles, in the presence of Nabil Sultan, Emirates’ Executive Vice President, Passenger Sales and Country Management.

SAS Launches AI-Generated Campaign to Welcome Summer Season in Malmö

SAS Launches AI-Generated Campaign to Welcome Summer Season in Malmö

SAS kicks off the summer season with an AI-generated campaign to welcome visitors to Copenhagen and Malmö, partnering with Swedish AI artist Stephanie Löwenstein. The campaign features bold images showcasing virtual SAS passengers across online channels, streets of Copenhagen and Malmö, and key airports in Scandinavia.

ETIHAD AIRWAYS AND DCT ABU DHABI PARTNER TO LAUNCH FREE ABU DHABI STOPOVER STAYS

ETIHAD AIRWAYS AND DCT ABU DHABI PARTNER TO LAUNCH FREE ABU DHABI STOPOVER STAYS

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) have announced the launch of Abu Dhabi Stopover. The announcement was made at the Arabian Travel Market following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between DCT Abu Dhabi’s Director General for Tourism, His Excellency Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, and Etihad’s CEO Antonoaldo Neves.

Emirates to retrofit an additional 71 A380s and B777s

Emirates to retrofit an additional 71 A380s and B777s

Emirates has today unveiled that it will be completely refurbishing another 43 A380s and 28 Boeing 777 aircraft, expanding its retrofit programme to 191 aircraft. The original plan called for 120 aircraft - 67 A380s and 53 777s to undergo full refurbishment. The Boeing 777 remains the backbone of the Emirates fleet, and the A380 is the airline’s flagship customer favourite, and the expansion of the refurbishment programme ensures Emirates continues to provide customers with an unparalleled travel experience.