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SAF Production to Triple in 2024 but More Opportunities for Diversification Needed

SAF Production to Triple in 2024 but More Opportunities for Diversification Needed

3 June 2024 Press Release Travel Events News Organisations & Operators

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its projections for a tripling of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) production in 2024 to 1.9 billion liters (1.5 million tonnes) are on track. This would account for 0.53% of aviation’s fuel need in 2024. To accelerate SAF use, there are several policy measures that governments could take.

Emirates Partners with HiDubai to Extend Business Rewards to Local SMEs

Emirates Partners with HiDubai to Extend Business Rewards to Local SMEs

2 June 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates has collaborated with HiDubai, a consumer tech initiative, to extend its Business Rewards programme to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Dubai. This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to engage over 180,000 SMEs registered on the HiDubai platform, offering them access to international market opportunities through Emirates’ loyalty programme.

Five Guys to land soon at DXB with first international airport store

Five Guys to land soon at DXB with first international airport store

Five Guys, the UAE’s favorite burger brand will be landing at a new location soon, with its first ever airport branch outside of the US at Terminal 3 - Concourse B in Dubai International (DXB). Set to open next month, the 15th Five Guys branch in the UAE will span across 6,200 square feet and will be the largest location in the country, offering travelers a chance to unwind and refuel with their favorite burgers, fries and milkshakes before hopping on their outgoing and transit flights.

The Ultimate Euro Cup Celebration at Downtown Fanzone by JA

The Ultimate Euro Cup Celebration at Downtown Fanzone by JA

29 May 2024 Press Release Hotel News Travel Events News

The most exciting Euro Cup experience is coming to the heart of Dubai! From June 14 to July 14, 2024, the Downtown Fanzone by JA will be the premier destination for football fans, families, and food enthusiasts alike. Located at Ballers Downtown Dubai, this vibrant fan zone promises an electrifying month of football, food, and fun.

Tribute Portfolio Debuts in the United Arab Emirates

Tribute Portfolio Debuts in the United Arab Emirates

17 May 2024 Press Release Hotel News

Tribute Portfolio – part of Marriott Bonvoy’s growing collection of characterful, independent hotels - welcomes its first hotel in the Middle East with the launch of The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel in Dubai.

Emirates returns to Edinburgh with a daily A350 service

Emirates returns to Edinburgh with a daily A350 service

12 May 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates has announced it will resume flight operations to Edinburgh starting from 4 November 2024. The highly anticipated return to the Scottish capital will complement the airline’s current A380 daily flight to Glasgow and offer customers 14 weekly flights to/from the country. The Dubai to Edinburgh route will be served utilising the Emirates A350-900 aircraft in a three-class configuration, with 32 lie-flat seats in Business Class, 21 seats in Premium Economy and 259 seats in Economy Class.

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.