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The Tunis Convention for the reciprocal exemption from taxes on aviation between Arab states, relations between the European Union and Arab nations and the continued importance of the environment were among the hot topics at the Arab Air Carries Organisation (AACO) annual general meeting in Abu Dhabi.
Abdul Wahab Teffaha, secretary general of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation, has criticised airlines in Europe and the United States for a perceived return to protectionism during the organisation’s 2011 annual general meeting in Abu Dhabi. Governments around the world were accused of seeking to “restrain of the growth” of airlines which have extracted new opportunities from the economic crisis.
Oman Air has ordered Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines to power the six Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft it has on order. The airline is the first in the Middle East to select the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine, which last month powered the first 787 Dreamliner into service.
Air Arabia and Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority have inaugurated a service to Moscow, Russia. A delegation to Moscow to celebrate the launch was led by the chairman of Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qassimi and the chairman of Air Arabia Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohamed Al Thani.
Qatar Airways’ corporate jet division, Qatar Executive, has re-launched its website with new features offering an enhanced experience to the company’s private jet services. A new navigation system and homepage layout allows users to quickly locate information with detailed specifications and reviews of Qatar Executive’s wholly-owned fleet of six luxurious Bombardier private jets.
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has announced it will outsource the accounting of passenger and cargo revenues to aviation accountancy specialist Kale Consultants from April, 2012. The deal was confirmed during the Arab Air Carriers Organisation annual general meeting currently taking place in Abu Dhabi.