Airline operators are being urged to improve their free-from offering to satisfy the huge demand for these products onboard.
Gulf Air has been independently ranked by UK aviation analysts OAG the most punctual airline in 2016, amongst GCC airlines, with an average on-time performance (OTP) of 82.7%.
The travel catering industry is attracting an increasing number of international companies keen on exploring business opportunities in the sector.
Qatar Airways' popular Travel Festival is back and has been significantly enhanced for 2017, inviting UK travellers to take advantage of a number of deals across the airline's global network.
Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF), the official airline and retail sponsors of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open Men's Tennis 2017, are welcoming fans to the first tournament of the 25th annual ATP World
Dubai Air Navigation Services (Dans) has held its “long term service” awards ceremony to recognise and honour 39 of its team members at the organisation's headquarters in Dubai International Airport
Oman Air has won the Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to Middle East at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Awards.
Dubai Duty Free has won Best Business Leaders award at the recent Middle East, North Africa & Asia (MENAA) awards ceremony in Dubai.
Boeing and INJAZ Al-Arab have revealed that their Start Up programme has supported the establishment of 60 businesses by Arab youth across the Middle East, including 23 in 2016 alone.
Dnata's UAE cargo operations have been recognised for its commitment to employee welfare by winning the Taqdeer Award – the world's first points-based award programme that promotes and celebrates excellence in labour
A record 5,499 students from around the world registered to participate in the fifth edition of Airbus' Fly Your Ideas, the global student challenge organised in partnership with UNESCO.
Qatar Airways won Best Airline for International First Class, Best First-Class Seat Design and, Best Airline in the Middle East at the Global Traveller Awards.
Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates, officially opened AIM Altitude's new purpose-built facility at Bournemouth Airport in the UK.
Emirates has selected three not-for-profit organisations working in wildlife protection and environmental conservation in Africa as the recipients of award funding under its 'A Greener Tomorrow' initiative.
Gulf Air, in collaboration with Bahrain Airport Company, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA), have celebrated
Emirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers have announced the sponsorship of the Dubai Little League Divisional Teams, which will go by the name of the Dubai Dodgers.
December 15 marks Royal Jordanian Airlines' 53rd anniversary.
Oman Air has been awarded “World's Leading Airline – Economy Class” at the World Travel Awards.
Abu Dhabi International Airport is set to reach 40 million passengers by 2017 with the new $6.8 billion Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) project.
The Connected Aircraft Conference will take place from 7-8 March 2017 in Dubai, UAE.
Emirates will make its design collaboration debut at the second edition of Meet d3, in addition to engaging visitors with on-ground experiences geared for all ages. Emirates will be in Meet d3 at the Dubai Design District which
During the MEBAA Show this week, at DWC, Airshow Site, Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi, founding chairman of the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), announced the dates and new location for the 2017 MEBAA Show
Northrop Grumman participated in this year's 'Arab Women in Leadership and Business' summit, which took place in Dubai.
EgyptAir has received the IATA Platinum Award at the 204th board of governors meeting held recently in Montreal.
Airbus has presented Etihad Airways with the award for 'Top Operational Excellence' for A380 operations in 2015-2016.
Etihad Airways has won Best International Airline Award at the annual Condé Nast Traveller India Readers' Travel Awards 2016.
Go Aviation Middle East arrived in Dubai from the US in 2013 providing its full service aircraft appearance and aviation services to region.
Etihad Airways collected the 'World's Leading Airline' award at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016.
Qatar Airways have announced a new three-year partnership with the Roux Scholarship.
Airbus Corporate Jets will exhibit an ACJ318 at the MEBAA show in Dubai.
Etihad Aviation Group has awarded the winners of a special 'Hackathon', which it hosted in partnership with Cognit, a joint venture between Mubadala and IBM Watson, as part of the UAE's nation-wide Innovation Week
The Emirates Group celebrated the UAE's 45th National Day today with a spectrum of activities. At Emirates Group Headquarters and across its offices and facilities in Dubai, departments gathered for an array of activities that were
More than 2000 staff, their families and friends have joined a street festival at the home of Etihad Aviation Group as part of UAE National Day celebrations.
Qatar Airways has launched its first travel together, save together campaign giving 30 per cent off available fares across the airline's award-winning First, Business and Economy cabins.
The Arab Air Carriers' Organization (AACO) 49th Annual General Meeting (AGM), will be held between 28 and 30 November 2016 at Hyatt Regency Hotel.
The Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) will once again host the MEBAA Conference in Dubai on 5 December ahead of its flagship event, the MEBAA Show.
Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) showcased its cutting edge technology and innovative concepts utilised in providing safe, efficient and expeditious air traffic management services in
Royal Jordanian (RJ) held a reception at the at InterContinental Aqaba to celebrate sponsoring Spanish football club of C.D. Leganés.
Qatar Airways has been honoured for the fifth year in row as Best Middle East Airline Serving China at the 2016 Business Traveller China Awards.
As part of the UAE's Innovation Week, Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has launched Fikra, a UAE-based competition aimed at fostering entrepreneurship and innovation across the country.
Emirates' Infinite Possibilities, the futuristic exhibition stand designed to inspire travel and reflect the endless possibilities that travellers have with Emirates, has recently emerged as the winner of two industry
Etihad Airways has celebrated the graduation of 310 future leaders from the company's Future Leaders Programmes.
Emirates Airline and Group, Emirates Aviation University today opened its 3rd International Aviation Management Conference (IAMC).
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development and Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, have visited Etihad
A new botanical wonder has taken root at the heart of the world's largest natural flower garden in Dubai. Emirates Airline has teamed up with Dubai Miracle Garden to construct the world's largest floral installation through a life-size
Royal Jordanian has honoured its best-selling Jordanian travel agents for 2016 at a ceremony held under the sponsorship of Vienna Airport.
Emirates has reinforced its commitment to innovation and development in the aviation sector by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) in advance of UAE Innovation
Gulfstream Aerospace will display three of its business jets at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show Dec. 6-8 in Dubai.
Aviation Africa, which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22-23 February 2017, has already confirmed 6 major sponsors from 5 countries with more signing up soon.
Etihad Airways has honoured key stakeholders in Bangladesh to mark a decade of partnership and celebrate the 10th anniversary of operations between Abu Dhabi and Dhaka.
Turkish Airlines has won Gold in the respected Epica Awards for its Batman v Superman advertising campaign.
The Iran Air Show 2016 is taking place from 16th until 19th November on Kish island (Islamic Republic of Iran).
The UAE Space Agency has announced that a young team of students from UAE University has won the Ideathon, the culminating event of the Agency's recently launched capacity building programme.
Dubai International has been voted for the second consecutive year as the world's Best Airport for Layovers at the Conde Nast Traveller Readers' Choice Awards Middle East at a
To celebrate Oman's 46th National Day, Oman Air is offering 46 passengers free upgrades from Economy Class to Business Class, as well as access to the Business Class lounge at Muscat Airport.
Qatar Airways has been announced as the Best Airline in the World, by AirHelp Worldwide, based in New York City.
Etihad Airways has gathered senior government officials, business leaders and university students as part of a series of events to mark the International Day for Tolerance.
Etihad Airways has won awards for Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle-East and Africa in the AirlineRatings.com 2017 Airline Excellence Awards. The Abu Dhabi-based airline was also named in the
Flight Safety Foundation's 69th annual International Air Safety Summit (IASS) has got under way in Dubai with an opening keynote address by Capt. Henry Donohoe, divisional senior vice president of flight
Etihad Airways, the global airline partner of 15 Taste Festivals across the world, brought world-class chefs to Taste of Abu Dhabi to compete in the final 'Taste the World' competition.
Emirates SkyCargo has been named Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the 20th edition of the Global Freight Awards ceremony held in London.
Gulf Air has participated in World Travel Market (WTM), the world's largest travel trade show, taking place in London from 7 to 9 November alongside Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority and a number of Bahraini travel and
Oman Air the country's 46th National Day with the launch of a Facebook competition for three lucky winners to receive return flight tickets from Muscat to Europe, India or the GCC.
ATR is attending the UN Climate Change Conference COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 7-18, 2016.
Royal Jordanian is now the main sponsor and the "Official Airline Partner" of Club Deportivo Leganés for the remainder of the 2016/2017 La Liga football season that will end on May 21, 2017.
Qatar Airways has been recognised as offering the best customer service by Edinburgh Airport at the 2016 Scottish Passenger Agents' Association (SPAA) Awards.
Qatar Airways has received three honours at the 2016 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards held in New York.
Oman Air has welcomed its 500,000th member to Sindbad, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman's frequent flyer programme.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive, Emirates Airline & Group, today raised the UAE flag outside of the Emirates Group Headquarters building in honour of Flag Day.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has welcomed the brand-new fleet of Audi luxury cars that will be consigned to shuttle VIPs. The premium fleet includes the Audi Q7, RS 6 Avant and A8 L.
Air Arabia has won the award for 'Corporate Social Responsibility' Initiative of the Year' for its 'Charity Cloud' programme at Aviation Business Awards 2016.
Nextant Aerospace, which builds the 400XTi will unveil a newly designed G90XT cabin at the 2016 NBAA in Orlando, Florida later today.
Jazeera Airways, in collaboration with the Cancer Awareness National Campaign (CAN), recently hosted a breast cancer awareness lecture for its employees as part of its month long activities to spread awareness on breast cancer.
Etihad Airways' virtual reality film, starring Academy Award-winner Nicole Kidman, has won Best Original Video at the 2016 APEX Awards which were presented in Singapore this week.
Jet Aviation was twice honoured at the tenth annual Middle East Aviation Business Awards ceremony recently held at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai.
Air Arabia was named “Low Cost Airline of the Year” at the Aviation Business Awards 2016.
Oman Air has been awarded the Signum Virtutis, the seal of excellence, from the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2016.
STG Aerospace has won an APEX award for Best Cabin Innovation for its saf-Tglo blu photoluminescent floorpath marking system.
Qatar Airways was the official host of the 25th annual International Association of Airline Internal Auditors (IAAIA) conference which took place in Doha last week.
Etihad Airways has donated school supplies to underprivileged children studying at Noshera Mewat Public Middle School near New Delhi, India.
Qatar Airways is the sponsor of the Masters World Series Indoor Cricket in Birmingham, which is one of the largest international events held by the World Indoor Cricket Federation.
Etihad Airways has completed its first sponsorship of six Fashion Weeks in partnership with WME | IMG.
Oman Air has celebrated Omani Women's Day as the company recognised its best performing females who were invited to a small ceremony.
The International Transport and Logistics Conference organised by Pegasus Cargo in partnership with Dokuz Eylul University's Maritime Faculty Department of Logistics Management took place on 12 October 2016 at
Etihad Airways' Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport has been voted Australasia's Leading Airport Lounge for 2016.
Ayla Aviation Academy, based in Aqaba, Jordan, has received the Training Provider of the Year Award at the 2016 ITP Aviation Business Awards.
Etihad Airways Engineering has been named 'MRO Service Provider of the Year (Middle East)' at the Aviation Business Awards 2016.
Etihad Airways has received the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating.
Etihad Airways chief executive officer, Peter Baumgartner, has addressed the annual Travel Convention summit in Abu Dhabi and took the opportunity to underline to conference delegates how
Royal Jet has been awarded 'Middle East's Leading Private Jet Charter' at the World Travel Awards 2016.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has hosted the first Lithium Battery Workshop in the Middle East Region to support the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Air Navigation Commission's
Dubai Airports and its partners have raised AED 1.25 million (approximately US$ 340,600) for Orbis, the international eye care charity organisation best known for its flying eye hospital, through their 'Your Sight, Our Happiness' campaign.
Emirates, the lead partner of the Emirates FA Cup competition in England, has taken the famous trophy on its first-ever tour to Africa.
Air Arabia has landed the third spot in a list of top 50 global airlines compiled by UK-based 'Airfinance Journal'.
Etihad Airways has teamed up with Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) to become a collective driving force behind attracting global sporting events to the emirate.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has been named as the Middle East and Africa 'Lessor of the Year'.
Etihad Airways' treasury team has been acknowledged for airline treasury management excellence with three key accolades at the 2016 Middle East, African & Islamic Finance Aviation 100 Awards presented by Airline Economics in Dubai this
Turkish carrier Borajet – which claims to be Europe's fastest growing regional airline in Europe is to add five of the new Embraer E2 jets to its fleet following a deal inked at the Istanbul Airshow today.
The Istanbul Airshow opened this morning with a series of positive messages about the future of the Turkish aerospace industry.