Etihad Airways is celebrating the arrival of three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft this weekend. The national airline of the UAE welcomed the latest additions to its expanding fleet at Abu Dhabi Zayed International Airport.
The award-winning airline continues to enhance its 2024 summer schedule with more than 170 destinations including 50 in Europe Qatar Airways passengers from Lisbon now have access to the dazzling gateway of Hamad International Airport for thrilling journeys across Africa, Asia , Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent
Emirates Group has announced a slate of senior appointments as the organisation readies itself for its next phase of growth, promoting 19 executives including 8 UAE nationals, and 6 women.
KLM announced its summer schedule for 2024, revealing plans to serve 155 destinations, including 92 in Europe and 63 intercontinental routes. With a projected 7% increase in available seat capacity compared to the previous summer, KLM aims to nearly match pre-Covid levels. Notable changes include increased flight frequencies to intercontinental destinations like Jakarta, Denpasar, Osaka, and Tokyo Narita, as well as resumed services to Tel Aviv and enhanced connectivity across Europe, including Scandinavia, Great Britain, Poland, and Italy.
Qantas introduces a highly anticipated promotion offering its Frequent Flyers the choice between double Status Credits or double Qantas Points for bookings made on any Qantas flight over the next seven days. Members can register through the Qantas App and book flights for travel between February 28, 2024, and February 14, 2025, seizing the opportunity to expedite their progression through Qantas’ Status tiers or accumulate points for future rewards.
Capital A, the parent company of AirAsia, has received prestigious sustainability ratings affirming its commitment to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. AirAsia was awarded the GOLD Environmental Sustainability rating by the Centre for Aviation, highlighting its efficiency and environmental performance post-pandemic.
As the travel industry continues to evolve, airport lounges have become integral in shaping the overall travel experience for passengers worldwide. Among these, The Loft by Brussels Airlines and Lexus at Brussels Airport stands out as a beacon of luxury, comfort, and innovation. Nominated for Europe’s Leading Airport Lounge in the 2024 World Travel Awards, The Loft represents a collaborative effort between Brussels Airlines and Lexus to redefine the standards of airport hospitality.
Emirates Flight Catering has finalized the acquisition of Emirates Bustanica, formerly known as Emirates Crop One, solidifying its status as the world’s largest indoor vertical farm. This strategic move reinforces the UAE’s commitment to bolstering food security and agricultural capabilities.
On September 1, 2023, Japan Airlines (JAL) made history by becoming the first airline group worldwide to join The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), a body dedicated to establishing and overseeing global standards for sustainable tourism.
flydubai announces the addition of flights to Sochi, Russia, to its seasonal summer offerings, operating three times a week between June and September. Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations and E-commerce at flydubai, expresses enthusiasm for expanding their popular seasonal routes, citing consistent demand.
At a recent industry event, the Chief of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) provided insights into the aviation industry’s trajectory, emphasizing the progress and challenges faced in recent years. Reflecting on the industry’s recovery post-pandemic, he highlighted strong domestic market performance and gradual international market improvement.