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.
Pegasus Airlines, Turkey's leading low-cost carrier, continues its rapid growth with the addition of Lyon, Nice and Milan-Malpensa to its network.
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.
Etihad Airways has announced plans for a second daily non-stop service between Abu Dhabi and Melbourne from 1 August 2015.
Gulf Air has celebrated the resumption of its direct services between Bahrain and Hyderabad on December 15 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Hyderabad International Airport.
flydubai has added Bratislava, Prague, Sarajevo, Sofia and Zagreb to its network.
The second largest Omani city Salalah will see Qatar Airways adding four new services by next February.
Emirates will be giving travellers heading to Perth, Australia, the opportunity to experience the Emirates Airbus A380 on the route for the first time, commencing May 1 2015.
Oman Air has commenced services from Muscat to the Indonesian capital of Jakarta took off on Friday 12th December.
Etihad Airways has doubled its network in the US within the last 12 months with the addition of flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, its sixth destination.
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced two more routes operated by Jet Airways from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new routes are now flying daily to Goa and Lucknow.
Flydubai has announced the addition of three new routes to its growing network.
Emirates has announced plans to offer a double daily service to Barcelona, less than three years after its initial launch to the city.
Emirates Skywards and S7 Airlines, has announced a frequent flyer partnership that allows members of both airlines' frequent flyer programs to earn and redeem miles for travel across their networks.
Qatar Airways has brought forward the arrival date of the A380 to Bangkok to 5 December 2014.
Qatar Airways will significantly expand its capacity across Europe in the New Year, with additional frequencies added to European cities from February.
Gulf Air has launched a new service as part of its strategic partnership with DealBroker, a travel technology company that serves the global travel and tourism industry, whereby customers who book their Gulf Air flights
Emirates has announced that Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's principal port and commercial city, will become a double daily operation from 1 January 2015.
Emirates and Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) have launched a new global campaign that celebrates different facets of Dubai.
Etihad Airways and SAS are set to begin codeshare operations and provide customers with enhanced travel options between Scandinavia and the UAE.
Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles have announced changes to their flight schedules on the Abu Dhabi-Seychelles route, offering their guests more choice and greater flexibility when travelling to and from Mahé
Emirates is preparing for the launch of three new A380 destinations in three days.
Emirates has announced a third daily service to Malé, the capital of the Maldives.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum laid on a private visit for Air Astana President and CEO Peter Foster and senior vp marketing and sales, Ibrahim Canliel, last week when Kazakhstan's airline formally inaugurated
Seawings, the luxury seaplane tour operator, has announced the launch of 'Seawings Lifestyle' - a unique collection of handpicked luxury Dubai experiences for the leisure and corporate incentive/MICE market.
Qatar Airways Group CEO yesterday welcomed a delegation from Chengdu led by vice-general manager of the Chengdu Culture and Tourism Development Group, Yang Chai.
Abu Dhabi International Airport last night welcomed NIKI Airlines' first flight from Vienna, Austria.
Etihad Airways and Alitalia will offer enhanced connections between Abu Dhabi and three of Italy's biggest cities next year, with combined double-daily flights to Milan and Rome, and a new daily service to Venice.
Qatar Airways will expand its flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport from 29th March 2015, as it increases its frequency to a double-daily service.
Qatar Airways will operate a daily, direct scheduled service from Doha's Hamad International Airport to Edinburgh Airport from 1st May 2015.
Gulf Air today announced the increase of its direct services to Trivandrum International Airport following a successful first year of operations.
Etihad Airways and Tourism Australia have deepened their strategic marketing partnership with a significant increase in joint funding for the promotion of tourism to Australia in overseas markets.
Emirates will resume with two weekly flights to Erbil, served by an A330-200 aircraft in a 3-class configuration. This will increase to four weekly flights from 4 December 2014.
Emirates Airline and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide are announcing a new partnership providing reciprocal benefits to Emirates Skywards and Starwood Preferred Guest members.
Gulf Air and Challenge Bahrain has announced a partnership deal under which the carrier will become the official airline partner of the Kingdom's annual triathlon event, scheduled to take place this December 06, 2014.
Emirates has announced it is to launch a fourth daily service from its home and hub, Dubai International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York commencing 8th March 2015.
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalised preparations to start three weekly flights to Doha, Qatar as of 2 December 2014.
flydubai has celebrated the arrival of its inaugural service to Mumbai.
Gulf Air has launched its four weekly direct services to the Russian capital city of Moscow.
The airline commenced the three-times-weekly flights from Doha's Hamad International Airport to Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport, marking the airline's 145th global destination.
Budapest Airport celebrated a major development today, welcoming the inaugural flight of its new airline partner, Emirates . Operated by its two-class 278 - seat Airbus A330, the new daily service to Dubai is
Abu Dhabi will be at London's World Travel Market next month with a high-energy promotion featuring more partners and products than ever before.
Qatar Airways will soon add its A380 aircraft to its Bangkok route.
flydubai's inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down today in Tanzania.
Qatar Airways has announced Frankfurt as the first route for its highly anticipated A350 Xtra Wide Body (XWB) aircraft.
The first customer A350-900 which will be delivered to Qatar Airways has successfully completed its maiden flight.
dnata has announced it has received regulatory approval of its purchase of the entire issued share capital of Stella Travel Services.
Qatar Airways' first A380 has commenced services on the popular Doha-London route marking another major milestone for the five-star airline.
flydubai has announced that it will begin flights to Bratislava in Slovakia, Prague in the Czech Republic and Sofia in Bulgaria. With flights due to commence in December, the airline is continuing its expansion
Emirates will grow its services to and from Milan with the upgrade of one of its daily Boeing 777-300 services to an A380 from 1st December. This will be the first ever permanently scheduled A380 service to Milan Malpensa Airport.
Emirates is placing a strategic focus on Africa in the coming decade by increasing operations by over 40%, said Sir Tim Clark today speaking at the Africa Global Business Forum 2014.
Turkish Airlines has announced the launch of direct flights to the capitals and the largest cities of Estonia and Lithuania; Tallinn and Vilnius operating from 26th October 2014.
Emirates will grow its services to and from Milan with the upgrade of one of its daily Boeing 777-300 services to an A380 from 1st December. This will be the first ever permanently scheduled A380 service to Milan Malpensa
Emirates has commenced its A380 service from Dubai to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (D/FW).
Emirates has celebrated the launch of its fourth daily nonstop passenger service to Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran with the landing of a one-off Airbus A380 service.
Emirates is taking its flagship aircraft, Airbus A380 to Manila on 7th October to celebrate the airline's move to the International Terminal (T3) at Ninoy Aquino International Airport and its commitment to the Philippines.
flydubai's inaugural flights to Entebbe and Bujumbura landed today and were welcomed with traditional water cannon salutes and official delegations.
Emirates and the Republic of Angola, in its capacity as the majority shareholder of TAAG Linhas Aéreas De Angola, has announced the signing of a Management Concession Agreement which will see Emirates take a
Following its launch of direct services between Kuwait City and Istanbul, Gulf Air, the Bahrain national carrier is to begin twice weekly services between Kuwait City and the Cypriot city of Larnaca in response to increased demand from the State
Emirates, is to operate a one-off Airbus A380 service to Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran, on 30th September 2014, in celebration of the launch of the fourth daily flight between the two cities which began on 1st
Dubai-based hybrid-carrier Flydubai has continued it assault on the African market with the announcement today of new routes to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
Etihad Airways will expand its African route network with the launch of a daily service to Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania.
Pegasus Airlines will commence its scheduled flights to Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada as of 23 October 2014.
Only two months after launching its operations to Abuja, Emirates has announced it will upgrade the route's operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER, starting from 1st October 2014.
Emirates Airline has said that it will not invest in any of the Indian domestic passenger carriers and that it will grow its operational organically in India, report The Hindu.
flydubai's inaugural flight to Almaty landed yesterday at Almaty International Airport and was met by a traditional water cannon salute. This marked the start of the airline's operations to Kazakhstan.
Emirates will be able to connect even more people and cargo with Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, with the start of a second service to the east African coastal city from 26th October.
Emirates will launch its second daily A380 service to Mauritius on 26th October this year, instead of 1st December as initially planned.
Qatar Airways will boost services to Thailand with the introduction of non-stop flights to Phuket, effective October 26th, 2014. The airline currently serves the Doha – Phuket route daily via a linked service through the Malaysian capital Kuala
Etihad Airways will add a new daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Karachi to offer a double daily service from 18 November 2014.
Emirates has marked its inaugural flight to Brussels in Belgium. The new daily service will see up to 16,000 Emirates customers travelling on the daily Boeing 777-200LR between Dubai and Brussels each month.
Emirates has expanded its Scandinavian reach today with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo.
Flynas has announced the launch of new domestic destinations from King Khaled International Airport starting on September 23rd, 2014 with one flight daily to Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Airport in Tabuk and an average of four flights per week to
Qatar Airways has announced that commencing November 3, the airline will operate a new non-stop five-times-weekly service between Doha and Cape Town, South Africa.
Royal Jordanian's first 787 had its inaugural flight today from its base at Queen Alia International Airport to London Heathrow, thus starting its regular operations.
Emirates has added Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations.
Turkish Airlines, has announced flights to Asmara in Eritrea, the 27th country destination in Africa where the global carrier now flies to 42 destinations.
Flydubai has announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier's network to 80. With the launch of flights in September 2014 to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali