As part of its new summer schedule Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, is launching additional flights to and from Istanbul as of 11th July with a choice of up to 07 flights a week, available for travel through to 12th September 2015. The increased flights to/from Turkey's largest city, are catering to growing passenger numbers in light of the upcoming holiday season.
Qatar Airways has announced the expansion of its A350 services to Germany, with the new state-of-the-art aircraft being deployed on its Doha-Munich route.
flydubai has announced direct flights to Quetta in Pakistan. Flights to the airline's fourth destination in the country will commence on June 11 2015 with three flights a week.
EgyptAir is to resume the direct operation to its 6th Saudi Arabian destination, Abha, next June.
New airport technologies will significantly reduce the stress of travelling, according to 97 per cent of UAE travellers surveyed by Honeywell and YouGov.
A new era of low-cost aviation in the Levant began today as the first Air Arabia Jordan flight departed its base at Queen Alia International Airportin Amman.
EgyptAir has announced it will resume flights to Abha, the capital of Asir province in Saudi Arabia, next June.
Turkish Airlines has added flights to Miami as its 12th destination in the Americas.
Etihad Airways has teamed up with Brand USA, a destination marketing organisation for the United States, highlighting its commitment to boosting tourism to the USA from points across its extensive global network.
Qatar Airways, as the global launch customer for the A350 XWB, became the first airline to operate the world's newest aircraft to Singapore and the Asia Pacific region today, with the inaugural A350 XWB service arriving
How can regional airlines grow in Africa? That is a question that was put to panelists at the first Aviation Africa conference and exhibition in Dubai today.
Travelling between Doha and Dubai is about to get a whole lot smoother with the introduction of Qatar Airways' newest offering, the Doha-Dubai Shuttle. Having launched this week, the Doha-Dubai Shuttle will offer
Celebrating its 83rd anniversary, EgyptAir has announced offering its customers special rates for flights from Egypt to worldwide starting EGP 300, and from Africa, Europe, Middle East, the Far East and North America to Egypt starting USD 30
Etihad Airways has announced a significant enhancement to its Abu Dhabi-Singapore route with the deployment of a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from 1 August 2015.
Travelport, a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry, and Nile Air announce the signing of a multi-year, global full
Qatar Airways has announced an expansion to its UAE services with the launch of direct flights to Ras Al Khaimah, commencing October 1, 2015.
Qatar Airways announces the next phase of its USA route development with the introduction of three new passenger routes to Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta.
Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015, the region's leading travel industry showcase, opens its doors this morning for four days of business networking opportunities, insightful seminar sessions, ministerial discussions and
Etihad Airways strengthened its presence in East Africa today with the launch of new services between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Entebbe, in central Uganda.
The Middle East winners of the World Travel Awards will be revealed during a celebration at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach on Tuesday, May 5th, with hundreds of industry leaders expected to be in
Ahead of this week's Arabian Travel Market (ATM), Dubai-based low cost carrier Flydubai published new research focusing on the latest travel trends, behaviours and preferences based on the analysis of over 4,000 independent opinions that are
Qatar Airways adds two additional frequencies, expanding the Edinburgh-Doha service to a seven-day-per-week operation
Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its second Airbus A380 in its striking new 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery, and will introduce the aircraft on the popular Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow route on Friday, May 1.
Flydubai has announced the launch of flights to Lar in Iran, adding to the recent launch of operations to Ahwaz, Bandar Abbas, Esfahan, Hamadan, Shiraz and Tabriz earlier this year.
Etihad Airways' direct non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Madrid bring more choice for travellers as the airline connects Spain to its rapidly expanding flight network.
Flydubai has strengthened its commitment to the Russian market adding Novosibirsk and Nizhniy Novgorod to its comprehensive network in the region.
Qatar Airways will operate a second Airbus A380 aircraft on the London Heathrow to Doha route from July 1, 2015. It will replace the current A330 aircraft which serves the sector.
Qatar Airways has responded to the continuous rise in passenger demand with an increase in the frequency of weekly flights to 10 of its most popular destinations throughout the Middle East and Europe.
Emirates has launched a second daily A380 service to London Gatwick Airport.
Emirates is set to increase its capacity the Seychelles, when it switches from the current Airbus 330-200 used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300ER from June 1, 2015.
Pegasus Airlines launches flights on May 1 between London Gatwick and Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen, and onto destinations across Turkey and beyond.
Emirates has announced the launch of a daily A380 service to Copenhagen. As of December 1, 2015, the Danish capital will be the first in Scandinavia to boast a scheduled A380 service.
Oman Air's inaugural flight to Goa departed Muscat on Monday April 6.
Three Royal Jordanian Airbus 320s transported more than 450 Jordanians who used to reside in Yemen back home, with two planes landing at Queen Alia International Airport on April 7 and one on April 6.
Emirates has increased its frequencies to Dhaka and Kolkata.
This summer, EgyptAir is to operate 855 flights with a frequency of 649 international flights and 206 domestic and regional flights.
Air Arabia has announced that the city of Multan in Pakistan will join its route network next month, bringing the total number of destinations in the country served by the region's first and largest low-cost carrier to six.
Emirates is reinforcing its commitment further in Lebanon by upgrading both of its aircraft serving Beirut to an all Boeing 777 operation.
Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has introduced daily direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Ahmedabad, Pune and Mangalore.
Gulf Air is giving its premium passengers travelling from Frankfurt, London or Paris to Bahrain and onwards to the Gulf region, Indian Subcontinent and Far East competitive airfares for travel
Qatar Airways will be boosting its flight frequencies to Jakarta and Denpasar (Bali) from 5 July and 16 July 2015 respectively to meet the ever-increasing demand on these popular routes.
Qatar Airways and Cathay Pacific first announced a strategic code-share agreement in April last year, shortly after Cathay Pacific first started servicing Doha directly on 30 March 2014, complementing Qatar Airways existing route
Qatar Airways is continuing its expansion plans in India with a significant increase in capacity on its flights from Doha to Bengaluru (formerly known as Bangalore) from August 1, 2015, to meet the increasing passenger demand on the route.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has announced the launch of two new Alitalia routes to the UAE's capital city.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) is offering discounted tickets, aiming at attracting tourists to Jordan from all over the world, especially from destinations covered by RJ aircraft in the Gulf region and Europe.
Emirates has announced it is commencing a daily service to Orlando, Florida from 1st September 2015.
Effective from 1st July 2015, Qatar Airways will launch flights to Zanzibar, the airline's third gateway in Tanzania after Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro.
Mahan Air has taken advantage of a new open skies agreement to cooperate with Basel Aero and make the inaugural flight from Tehran to the Winter Olympic city of Sochi.
Pegasus Airlines launches flights between Istanbul and Oslo on 14 May.
Gulf Air has announced a collaboration with Rail & Fly, allowing complimentary travel to and from Frankfurt Airport and 15 German destinations via Deutsche Bahn German railway – throughout 2015.
Saudia has brought forward its plans to launch a new direct route between Tabuk and the Egyptian capital Cairo.
Turkish Airlines has added San Francisco to its route, making it the second destination in California and 11th in the Americas.
Etihad Airways' vice president Asia Pacific North and the Indian Subcontinent, Craig Thomas, said the airline was delighted to celebrate the auspicious occasion with the industry partners who had contributed
Etihad Airways will deploy a state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on its daily Washington, D.C. service from 15 March 2015, marking the US debut of its next generation First, Business and Economy class products.
Qatar Airways is guaranteeing a lie-flat bed across the board with its latest investment.
From 29 March, flydubai will increase its service from five flights a week to daily to the capital of South Sudan, Juba and three flights a week instead of two to Bujumbura, Burundi.
Saudi Arabia's US$11.6 billion worth of tourism projects currently underway in the country will underscore the strength of the industry as the country looks to build on domestic and religious tourism totaling an
Dubai-based Flydubai is to add a third destination in Bangladesh when it begins direct flights between Dubai and Sylhet on April 1.
The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has expressed confidence that the number of Arab travelers visiting Brazil will grow further significantly in the coming years. Brazil saw a strong influx of visitors from Middle Eastern countries last year
German critics of Gulf carriers' relatively low cost fares will be celebrating today as German carrier Eurowings announced it is to launch flights to Dubai in October with tickets costing less than 100 Euros ($111).
Emirates is to launch a new daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia, from 3rd June 2015.
Emirates is increasing its capacity on the lucrative route to Kenya's capital, Nairobi, when it switches from the current Airbus A330-200 aircraft used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300 ER from 1 May.
Emirates is to restart passenger flights to Baghdad on March 1. The airline suspended operations to the capital on 26 January.
Pegasus Asia has launched scheduled flights to India's capital Delhi. Guests can fly between Bishkek and Delhi on Mondays and Fridays with fares starting at just £104.
Iraqi Airways, the national flag carrier of Iraq, has today announced the commencement of two new services from the UK's third biggest airport, Manchester.
Air Arabia has added Doha to the list of destinations it serves directly from its recently opened Ras Al Khaimah hub.
Qatar Airways has announced a major expansion in South Africa with the launch of a new destination Durban while simultaneously increasing its weekly frequencies to Johannesburg.
Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has announced the appointment of specialist South African travel representation agency Development Promotions to represent the destination in South Africa.
Dubai-based flydubai has announced the launch of flights to Ahwaz, Hamadan, Isfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz in Iran. The announcement will see flydubai's Iranian network grow to seven points, adding to the launch of flights to Tehran and
Turkish Airlines is adding Abuja, Taipei and Manila to its network.
EgyptAir Tourism (Karnak) and Duty Free have signed a cooperation protocol with the Supreme Council for Antiquities (SCA).
Air Arabia has completed its inaugural flight Urumqi, China marking the carrier's 101st global destination.
Gulf Air will resume its flights to and from Baghdad International Airport commencing with its Saturday 07th February flight following a temporary suspension that was effective from 26th January 2015.
A former US deputy assistant secretary of state, John Byerly, has warned that US carriers are appealing directly to US President Barak Obama's cabinet to renegotiate or terminate 'Open Skies' agreements
A Vatican delegation is conducting a tourism visit to Jordan to get introduced to the tourist and historic sites of the country.
Emirates has announced the launch of A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf and Madrid.
Etihad Airways' flight EY103 from Abu Dhabi to New York on 27 January 2015 has been cancelled due to severe US winter storm in the Northeast.
Etihad Airways has announced a number of schedule changes to the airline's flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and Chicago, New York, and Toronto, which will start on Sunday 29 March 2015.
Qatar Airways is continuing its growth in Europe with an increase in capacity on its flights to Italy, as well as the introduction of double-daily flights to Madrid.
Starting on February 10, 2015, Air Arabia will fly regular non-stop services to Urumqi, the largest city in Western China - becoming the first MENA low cost carrier to enter the Chinese market.
Commencing March 29 2015 the Emirates will add a 13th weekly flight between the West Bengal capital and its home and hub in Dubai.
Qatar Airways' brand new A350 XWB made its inaugural flight yesterday on the Doha to Frankfurt route.
Emirates will be able to connect even more people with Chicago on May 1 when it switches from its Boeing 777-200LR currently operating the route to a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, adding passenger capacity.
Qatar Airways is continuing its 2015 expansion programme across Europe with the launch of new direct flights from Doha to Sofia from March, a destination currently served by the airline via Bucharest.
Emirates launched 10 new A380 routes in 2014 and has today released a 'mash-up' video that shows the iconic aircraft landing in 10 destinations spanning the globe.
Oman Air has launched new routes to Manila and Jakarta.
Dubai-based Flydubai's inaugural flight to Nejran in Saudi Arabia, at the weekend was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute. The flight marks the start of the first direct link between the region and Dubai.
Gulf Air has began its official three-day countdown to the anticipated launch of the airline's direct operations to Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport (ELQ, Gassim) and Ta'if Regional Airport (TIF, Taif) scheduled to begin
Emirates today announced that as of 1st February 2015, its EK019/020 service between Dubai International Airport and Manchester Airport, currently operated by a Boeing 777, will be replaced with an Airbus A380.
Middle East low-cost carriers are soaring higher than traditional airlines according to new research looking at online habits of travel consumers.
Qatar Airways has revealed its first new destination in 2015, to the capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, starting from June 16.
Gulf Air is to increase direct services between Bahrain and Muscat with an additional four weekly flights, in response to growing demand.
Etihad Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Aerolíneas Argentinas.
Abu Dhabi has launched its first outbound tourism promotional drive in Africa targeting leading travel operators to encourage more visitors to the emirate.
Turkish Airlines has announces that it will increase services between Birmingham and Istanbul from 10 flights a week to 12 from the 29th March 2015, providing more domestic and international connections to passengers from the
Tourism links between the Gulf and Tanzania are being strengthened following The first Tanzanian tourism and investment forum, Tanzanian Tourism Conference MENA 2014 in Dubai.
Gulf Air has further growth of its network in Saudi Arabia with services to two new destinations – Gassim and Taif, taking the total number of Saudi Arabian cities serviced by the airline to six.
Emirates has announced a third daily service to Birmingham Airport, becoming the first airline to offer a direct First Class service to the region.