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Sirius acquires 10 aircraft during COVID

Posted 14 June 2021

Sirius Aviation Capital Holdings (Sirius), a global aircraft lessor headquartered in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), has acquired ten single-aisle, mid-life aircraft from BOC Aviation, a member of Bank of China Group during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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Middle Eastern airlines posted an 82.9% demand drop in April

Posted 10 June 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that domestic travel demand improved in April 2021 compared to the prior month, although it remained well below pre-pandemic levels, while recovery in

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United we standard

Posted 8 June 2021

Kamil Al Awadhi has taken up the reins as vice president, Africa and Middle East, for the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He now plans to help steer airline recovery in the region, as he explained to Alan Peaford.

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Qatar Airways Group highlights environmental sustainability initiatives

Posted 4 June 2021

To mark World Environment Day, Qatar Airways Group is highlighting its key environmental sustainability initiatives.

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Texel Air orders second 737-800 Boeing converted freighter

Posted 3 June 2021

Boeing and Texel Air, a subsidiary of Chisholm Enterprises, has placed an order for the Bahrain-based airline’s second 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF).

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IATA: Governments should make data-driven decisions

Posted 3 June 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to make data-driven decisions to manage the risks of COVID-19 when reopening borders to international travel.

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Evonik enhances safe transport of hydrogen peroxide

Posted 2 June 2021

Evonik has developed a container made of pure aluminum with a 220-litre capacity for the safe transport of highly concentrated hydrogen peroxide.

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MEA passengers arriving to Lebanon from UK & Brazil must have hotel booking

Posted 1 June 2021

Middle East Airlines (MEA) has said “All Passengers arriving from UK and Brazil to Lebanon must have hotel booking at their own expenses, for five days.”

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Oman Air and Qatar Airways expand codeshare

Posted 1 June 2021

Oman Air and Qatar Airways have expanded their codeshare partnership to cover more than 80 destinations on Qatar Airways’ network.

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Airbus provides suppliers with update on production plans

Posted 27 May 2021

Airbus said it continues to expect the commercial aircraft market to recover to pre-COVID levels between 2023 and 2025, led by the single-aisle segment.

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IATA: Optimism when borders reopen

Posted 27 May 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Tourism Economics released a long-term view for post-COVID-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel in the short and long-term.

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Gulf Air adheres to restrictions on Red List

Posted 26 May 2021

Gulf Air has affirmed its commitment to the decision of civil aviation affairs in Bahrain, based on the recommendations of the National Medical Team for Combatting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) regarding suspending entry of passengers coming

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Chapman Freeborn appoints Sharon Vaz-Arab as IMEA regional director

Posted 25 May 2021

Chapman Freeborn has appointed Sharon Vaz-Arab, aviation expert with 30+ years of experience, as its new Director – IMEA (India, Middle East & Africa).

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Jazeera to join IATA Travel Pass Programme

Posted 24 May 2021

Jazeera Airways has confirmed that the airline will go into testing of the IATA Travel Pass.

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Qatar chief named as Oneworld Alliance chairman

Posted 20 May 2021

Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar Al Baker has been named as chairman of the governing board of the Oneworld Alliance. He succeeds Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce, who had served in the role since September 2018.

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Accepting vaccinated passengers should be best practice

Posted 20 May 2021

IATA has applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to vaccinated travellers.

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Etihad Airways and Saudia solidify relationship

Posted 19 May 2021

Etihad Airways and Saudia announced a new reciprocal loyalty agreement, expanding on the existing codeshare deal between the two airlines.

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Flights to Tel Aviv to be diverted

Posted 14 May 2021

Flights to Tel Aviv will be diverted over fear of rocket strikes as the country continues tensions with Hamas.

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Gulf Air flights operated by vaccinated crew starting from Eid

Posted 13 May 2021

Gulf Air has said starting from 13 today, the first day of Eid Al Fitr, all its flights will be operated by 100% vaccinated crew including pilots and flight attendants.

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Airbus resumes work on modernisation of its A320 Family

Posted 12 May 2021

Airbus has resumed work on the modernisation of its A320 Family industrial capabilities in Toulouse.

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Gulf Air offers complimentary COVID-19 travel insurance coverage

Posted 12 May 2021

Gulf Air will offer complimentary COVID-19 travel insurance coverage to all ticket holders which will include health and quarantine expenses in the unexpected circumstances of being diagnosed with or contracting

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Gulf Air begins IATA Travel Pass Trial

Posted 10 May 2021

IATA is partnering with Gulf Air to commence the trial of the IATA Travel Pass starting from May 7 on Gulf Air flights from Bahrain to London, Athens and Singapore.

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Middle Eastern airlines’ demand fell 81.6% in March

Posted 7 May 2021

IATA announced that passenger traffic fell in March 2021 compared to pre-COVID levels in March 2019 but rose compared to the immediate month prior to February 2021.

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Oman duo link up to crack the codeshare

Posted 7 May 2021

Oman’s budget airline and national carrier are getting closer. A codeshare between Oman Air and low-cost carrier (LCC), SalamAir, seems likely to be the first step in more extensive cooperation between the two companies.

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Air Liban asks passengers from Lebanon to Dubai to hold negative PCR result

Posted 6 May 2021

Air Liban has asked passengers from Lebanon to Dubai to hold negative PCR results. The procedures will be checked by Middle East Airlines prior to departure and by Dubai International Airport authorities

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IATA: High testing costs could stall recovery

Posted 5 May 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to ensure that high costs for COVID-19 testing don’t put travel out of reach for individuals and families.

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to offer discount on PCT testing

Posted 5 May 2021

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will offer discounts on PCR testing for those travelling with the airline.

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Oman Air and EgyptAir sign codeshare agreement

Posted 28 April 2021

Oman Air has signed a codeshare agreement with EgyptAir. The codeshare agreement on flights between Muscat and Cairo was signed as part of both airlines’ commitment to work toward a strong restart for air travel to overcome the effects of the

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Gulf Air launches ‘A Class of Our Own’ new slogan

Posted 28 April 2021

Gulf Air recently launched its new slogan ‘A class of our own’ during the 2021 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Air Cairo receives its first Airbus A320neo

Posted 26 April 2021

Air Cairo has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft. The new aircraft will join Air Cairo’s all Airbus fleet of seven aircraft.

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Gulf Air and Saudia hold talks to enhance partnership

Posted 26 April 2021

Gulf Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) have held talks to discuss their close commercial relationships and explore ways to build on the ties by establishing a codeshare agreement.

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Indian COVID-19 strain threatens Gulf aviation

Posted 26 April 2021

The emergence of new COVID-19 strains in India could pose challenges for the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) super-connector aviation hubs as they move towards recovery, said GlobalData’s MEED.

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Casablanca site brings new Spirit to Morocco

Posted 26 April 2021

Bombardier’s Casablanca site was one of the assets acquired when Spirit AeroSystems swooped in to buy parts of the Canadian company’s aerostructures and aftermarket services business in October.

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IATA: Reduced losses but continued pain in 2021

Posted 22 April 2021

IATA expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021 (net profit margin of -10.4%). This is an improvement on the estimated net industry loss of $126.4 billion in 2020 (net profit margin of -33.9%). Middle Eastern carriers will

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Dubai Aerospace Enterprise orders 15 Boeing 737 MAX jets

Posted 20 April 2021

Boeing and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) have announced the aircraft lessor has ordered 15 737-8 MAX jets.

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EgyptAir and Sudan Airways sign strategic partnership

Posted 20 April 2021

EgyptAir and Sudan Airways have signed a strategic partnership MoU.

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Dawn of a revival ...or more clouds on the horizon?

Posted 19 April 2021

Two major studies predict that the Middle East airline industry will rebound from Covid-19, but their tone is cautious and some passenger habits are likely to change permanently. Alan Dron reports.

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Diplomatic breakthrough paves way for Etihad-Israeli MRO deal

Posted 12 April 2021

Etihad’s expanding engineering division could notch up a new customer in Israeli carrier El Al?

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Emirates and Sheraa sign MOU

Posted 12 April 2021

Emirates has signed an MoU with Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) to strengthen and expand the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the UAE.

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Jazeera Airways announces vaccination drive of pilots and cabin crew

Posted 8 April 2021

Jazeera Airways has announced that all of its pilots have been vaccinated while cabin crew will be fully vaccinated by April 12.

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The MAX aircraft re-joins Flydubai’s fleet

Posted 8 April 2021

The first five of Flydubai’s 14 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have completed their operational readiness flights and have been approved by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to return to service.

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Middle Eastern airlines saw demand fall 83.1% in February

Posted 8 April 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger traffic fell in February 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and compared to the immediate month prior (January 2021).

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Qatar Airways operates fully COVID-19 vaccinated flight

Posted 7 April 2021

Qatar Airways operated its first fully COVID-19 vaccinated flight yesterday.

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Baby born on EgyptAir flight coming from N'Djamena

Posted 7 April 2021

An EgyptAir flight from N'Djamena to Cairo had to make made an emergency landing at Aswan Airport to check on the safety of a Chadian passenger and her new born baby boy, after giving birth safely on board, with the help of a medical student.

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Travelport+ launches next-generation platform for a new era of travel

Posted 7 April 2021

Global travel retail platform, Travelport, has launched its next-generation platform, Travelport+.

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BAA health check could help prepare airlines for recovery

Posted 6 April 2021

Middle East airlines are being offered a health check package to prepare better for the post covid recovery.

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Flydubai reinstates its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Posted 5 April 2021

Flydubai, has announced that its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will return to passenger service from April 8.

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IATA urges governments in the Middle East to work together

Posted 1 April 2021

IATA has called on governments in the Middle East to develop re-start plans to safely re-link their citizens, businesses and economies to global markets when the COVID-19 epidemiological situation permits.

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Emirates SkyCargo first air cargo carrier to deliver 50m COVID-19 vaccines

Posted 1 April 2021

In the run up to World Health Day (7th April), Emirates SkyCargo has become the first airline cargo carrier in the world to have transported more than 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines on its flights.

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IATA releases 2020 safety report

Posted 31 March 2021

(IATA) announced the publication of the 2020 Safety Report and released data for the 2020 safety performance of the commercial airline industry.

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Downsizing Etihad changes its fleet path

Posted 31 March 2021

As Etihad Airways announces its restructuring into a ‘mid-size’ airline, Alan Dron asks: What now for the carrier after the formalisation of its new, scaled-down role?

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Research backs rapid testing for safe and efficient restart of air travel

Posted 30 March 2021

IATA has urged governments to accept best-in-class rapid antigen tests in fulfilment of COVID -19 testing requirements following the publication of new research by OXERA and Edge Health.

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The MAX is back… but not yet in the Middle East

Posted 22 March 2021

Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX is starting to return to service. Alan Dron looks at what this could mean for airlines, passengers and the aircraft’s future?

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Emirates and TAP sign MOU to expand partnership

Posted 16 March 2021

Emirates and TAP Air Portugal have signed an MoU to expand the codeshare partnership.

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IATA: Updated ICAO recommendations support industry restart

Posted 15 March 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council’s approval of the latest recommendations from its Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART).

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Oman Air certified with COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating

Posted 12 March 2021

Oman Air has been certified with Skytrax’s 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating and its 5-Star COVID-19 Lounge Safety Rating at Muscat International Airport.

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Rolls-Royce and Tecnam to deliver all-electric passenger aircraft

Posted 11 March 2021

Rolls-Royce and airframer Tecnam are joining forces with Widerøe – the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, to deliver an all-electric passenger aircraft for the commuter market, ready for revenue service in

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Air Cairo and SunExpress sign cooperation agreement

Posted 10 March 2021

Air Cairo and SunExpress have signed a sales cooperation agreement which will allow up to 30 flights per week to the Red Sea resort of Hurghada from 14 airports in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

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IATA: Travellers are gaining confidence

Posted 9 March 2021

IATA has announced results from its latest poll of recent travellers, revealing growing confidence in a return to air travel, frustration with current travel restrictions, and acceptance of a travel app to manage health credentials for travel.

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Etihad Airways extends its COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover

Posted 8 March 2021

Etihad Airways has extended its COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover until 30 September 2021.

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Middle Eastern airlines saw demand plunge 82.3% in January

Posted 5 March 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger traffic fell in January 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (January 2019) and compared to the immediate month prior (December 2020).

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Etihad confident despite Covid financial impact

Posted 5 March 2021

Etihad Airways confirmed the bitter impact of the Covid pandemic and resulting global travel restrictions on its fortunes, writes Alan Peaford.

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Gulf Air to trial IATA Travel Pass

Posted 4 March 2021

IATA is partnering with Gulf Air to trial IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for COVID-19 testing or vaccine information.

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The airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021

Posted 26 February 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new analysis showing that the airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021.

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ACIA Aero Leasing delivers two aircraft to Air Express Algeria

Posted 24 February 2021

ACIA Aero Leasing (ACIA) has completed the transition of two aircraft to Air Express Algeria (AEA).

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Emirates operates first flight serviced by fully vaccinated frontline teams

Posted 22 February 2021

Emirates has become among the first airlines in the world to operate a flight with fully vaccinated frontline teams servicing customers at every touchpoint of the travel journey.

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches price alert app feature

Posted 22 February 2021

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s new national airline, has introduced a new feature on its mobile app, which will enable Wizz Air Abu Dhabi customers to activate price alerts on flights of interest.

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Etihad Airways and Gulf Air in strategic commercial cooperation agreement

Posted 17 February 2021

Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have signed a Strategic Commercial Cooperation Agreement (SCCA) to deepen their partnership between Abu Dhabi and Bahrain and beyond the respective hubs.

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Mid East fleet to recover - but narrow bodies will rule

Posted 15 February 2021

Despite shrinking to its lowest point of under 400 aircraft during the pandemic, the in-service fleet size in the Middle East is forecasted to reach more than 2,300 by 2031, according to Oliver Wyman’s latest fleet and MRO forecast.

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Etihad is the first airline with 100% of crew on board vaccinated

Posted 10 February 2021

Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the world with all its operating pilots and cabin crew vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and give passengers who travel with the airline peace of mind.

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Gulf Air welcomes its new 70th anniversary Airbus A321neoLR

Posted 5 February 2021

Gulf Air today welcomed its new Airbus A321neoLR which landed in the new terminal of Bahrain International Airport.

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2020 worst year in history for air travel

Posted 4 February 2021

IATA has announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2020 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) fell by 65.9% compared to the full year of 2019, by far the sharpest traffic decline in aviation history.

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IATA: The industry is in a severe situation

Posted 4 February 2021

Alexander de Juniac, CEO of IATA, has delivered a briefing updating the global air transport industry saying the industry ‘clearly shows the severe situation it is in.'

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IATA: We can see the light at the end of the tunnel

Posted 28 January 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the COVID-19 epidemiological situation

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Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly again

Posted 27 January 2021

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has cleared the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again in European skies, 22 months after the plane was grounded following two fatal crashes.

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Summer sun is cold comfort to north African airlines

Posted 26 January 2021

It was hoped that the summer period would give north African airlines the chance to recover from the early blows dealt them by the coronavirus pandemic. However, as Vincent Chappard and Anuradha Deenapanray report, the results were

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Boeing: Aircraft flying on 100% sustainable fuels by 2030

Posted 25 January 2021

Boeing is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial aircraft are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030.

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Qatar Airways and Iberia strengthen strategic partnership

Posted 21 January 2021

Qatar Airways has signed an expanded codeshare agreement with Iberia.

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Royal Jordanian to implement new measures on inbound flights

Posted 20 January 2021

Royal Jordanian will start implementing the new measures required by the Jordanian Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission for inbound flights as of January 20th, 2021.

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Emirates and Etihad trial IATA Travel Pass

Posted 19 January 2021

Both Emirates and Etihad Airways have partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to trial IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements

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IATA CEO speaks The World Tourism Organisation

Posted 19 January 2021

IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac said during a speech at The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) that we will not be able to eliminate the risk of Covid-19 in any foreseeable timeline, so we must learn to manage the risk of it.

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Global consistency the key to travel recovery

Posted 18 January 2021

Air Arabia’s dynamic business model has enabled the airline to react quickly to sudden changes in the market due to the coronavirus crisis. Group CEO, Adel Al Ali, told Vincent Chappard that consistent measures must be taken globally to enable

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Oman Air passes IATA’s Operational Safety Audit

Posted 18 January 2021

Oman Air has successfully passed the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

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Turkish Airlines launches new hygiene programme

Posted 18 January 2021

Turkish Airlines has launched a new hygiene programme 'TK Extra Care', which highlights new protective hygiene measures, in collaboration with the global carrier’s ambassador Dr. Mehmet Oz, the producer and host of the world-renowned

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Jazeera Airways takes delivery of new Airbus A320neo

Posted 18 January 2021

Jazeera Airways has taken delivery of its sixth Airbus A320neo aircraft which landed at Kuwait International Airport on January 16, growing its fleet to 15 aircraft.

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IATA: A more balanced public policy approach is needed during Covid-19

Posted 13 January 2021

IATA’s Alexander de Juniac has delivered his first briefing of 2021 regarding Covid-19 saying governments are not interested in managing a balanced approach to the risks of Covid and a more balanced approach is

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Jordan Aviation eyes USA destinations

Posted 13 January 2021

Jordan Aviation has filed a formal request with the US Department of Transportation to begin flights to the USA in competition to the country’s national carrier Royal Jordanian (RJ).

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Middle Eastern airlines’ demand plummeted 86.0% in November

Posted 8 January 2021

IATA has said that the recovery in passenger demand which had been slowing since the Northern hemisphere’s summer travel season, came to a halt in November 2020.

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Resumption of air connectivity between key nations in Middle East

Posted 8 January 2021

IATA said it has welcomed the signing of the ‘solidarity and stability’ agreement that will see Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Egypt open their air, land and sea borders with Qatar.

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Qatar Airways allowed to reroute some flights through Saudi airspace

Posted 8 January 2021

Qatar Airways began rerouting some of its flights through Saudi airspace from last night (Thursday) after the lifting of a blockade imposed more than three years ago.

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Palestinian Airlines in limbo as aircraft put up for sale

Posted 5 January 2021

Palestinian Airlines faces yet another challenge as the occupied territories’ government puts its aircraft up for sale.

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Emirates expects first Boeing 777X to arrive in 2023

Posted 5 January 2021

Emirates has confirmed its first Boeing 777X will now not arrive until 2023 after it was originally slated for 2020.

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Qatar Airways reflects on 2020

Posted 31 December 2020

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker has reflected on an ‘extraordinary year’ in the history of aviation.

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Wizz Air to begin Abu Dhabi ops on January 15

Posted 29 December 2020

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the UAE, is to start operations on January 15th with its inaugural flight to Athens.

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Etihad Airways introduces charter flight services

Posted 28 December 2020

Etihad Airways has expanded its business with the launch of charter and special flight services.

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Qatar Airways and Oman Air in code-share expansion

Posted 28 December 2020

Qatar Airways has signed an expanded code-share agreement with Oman Air.

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Qatar Airways offers unlimited changes for travel completed during 2021

Posted 23 December 2020

Qatar Airways has announced that it will offer passengers unlimited date changes and fee-free refunds for all tickets issued before 30 April 2021 for travel completed by 31 December 2021.

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Gogo has eyes on Middle Eastern Airlines

Posted 22 December 2020

Gogo is keen to establish its 2Ku inflight connectivity solution on more Middle Eastern Airlines following its purchase by satellite giant Intelsat.

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Gulf Air and EgyptAir expand codeshare agreeement

Posted 21 December 2020

Gulf Air and EgyptAir have expanded their codeshare partnership.

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Etihad inaugurates 2020 ecoDemonstrator aircraft into service

Posted 15 December 2020

Etihad Airways has officially inaugurated the latest aircraft in its journey towards sustainability, with the pioneering 2020 ecoDemonstrator entering commercial service following a series of industry-leading test

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