Monday, October 14, 2019

Oman’s aviation sector to contribute over OMR1.4bn to GDP by 2040

The Sultanate’s aviation sector is expected to contribute over OMR1.4bn to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2040, Amien Al Hosni, CEO –...
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Qatar Airways hits turbulence, reports $639mn net loss for fiscal year...

Qatar Airways has registered a net loss of  $639mn for the year to March 2019, in what His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief...
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Oman Aviation Services receives accolade for Business Transformation

Oman Aviation Services (OAS) won the award for Excellence in Business Transformation at the 2019 Alam Al-Iktisaad Wal A’mal Awards.OAS has transformed its business,...
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Shaikh Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni named Aviation CEO of the...

Shaikh Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni the CEO of Oman Airports was named Aviation CEO of the Year at the 2019 Alam Al-Iktisaad Wal...
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Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits

Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you’ve been in there. It’s all part of an effort...
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US-China trade war: Middle East air freight volumes see sharp decline

An International Air Transport Association (IATA) data report shows that the global air freight market contracted by 3.2% in July this year, compared to...
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Irked Emirates President Tells Airbus, Boeing to Raise Their Game

(Bloomberg) -- Emirates President Tim Clark delivered a broadside against Airbus and Boeing as well as their biggest engine suppliers, saying he’s no longer...
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Emirates Aims to Stay Put for a Decade as New Dubai...

(Bloomberg) -- Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul airline, aims to stay at its Dubai International Airport base for another decade as the sheikdom reviews the...
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Etihad bans certain Macbook Pro laptops from checked-in luggage

Etihad Airways has banned certain MacBook Pro laptops from checked-in luggage, following Apple's recall of some older models because of a fire risk if batteries...
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Qantas Tests 20-Hour Non-Stop Flights to See If Passengers Can Bear...

(Bloomberg) -- Qantas Airways Ltd. will run marathon ghost flights from New York and London to Sydney carrying just a few staff to see...
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