Tourism in Bahrain

In many respects the tiny island nation of Bahrain has its work cut out in terms of tourism in the Middle East. Ras al Khaimah has been focusing on adventure…

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Etihad Airways richly rewarded by World Travel Awards

Etihad Airways has been recognised with four awards at the 26th annual World Travel Awards Grand Final, this year held at the prestigious Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman. Etihad…

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Jazeera Airways launches weekly service to Karachi

The new service is the first in two decades between Kuwait and Karachi and the second for the airline to Pakistan. Jazeera Airways CEO, Rohit Ramachandran, said: “The launch comes…

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Dubai Airports inks partnership for free DXB music streaming service

The announcement regarding Dubai International (DXB) was made at ON.DXB, the region’s newest festival of creativity. As an evolution of Dubai Airports’ musicDXB programme, customers will have uninterrupted free access…

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Virgin Atlantic launches WestJet codeshare partnership

Juha Jarvinen, executive vice president, commercial, at Virgin Atlantic, said: “We’re committed to working with the best airline partners around the world and we’re delighted to add WestJet to our…

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easyJet seeks net carbon neutrality as profits fall

Total revenue for the year increased by 8.3 per cent, to £6.4 billion, largely driven by an increase in capacity. Total revenue per seat decreased by 1.8 per cent, to…

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Four Seasons plans new Cabo Del Sol hotel

  It will sit on more than 50 oceanfront acres within Cabo Del Sol’s new private beachfront community, the Cove Club, and will be built in partnership with Oakmont Corporation….

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Marriot signs for three Thailand properties with Asset World Corporation

The agreement would fuel the company’s expansion in Thailand with the addition of three hotels comprised of nearly 1,550 rooms expected to open between late 2020 and 2024. Under the…

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Independent review of Boeing’s Max 737 finds design changes safe

A panel of government flight-safety experts concluded that Boeing’s redesign of its grounded 737 Max jetliner complies with regulations and is “safe,” according to an update to US lawmakers. The…

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Qatar Airways and IndiGo Sign Codeshare Agreement

his agreement will enable the airline to place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad and is the first step in strengthening cooperation between the…

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