Thursday, September 19, 2019

British Airways Halts All Cairo Flights for Seven Days

(Bloomberg) -- British Airways suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days to “allow for further assessment,” a day after the U.K. government raised its...
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Cellphones a Flight Danger? Could Be on Some Boeing Jets

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat...
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Airbus to Check for Cracks on Emirates, Qantas A380 Wings

(Bloomberg) --Airbus SE will inspect the wings of its A380 double-decker jets after cracks were found on some planes.The fissures could reduce the structural...
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New GoAir Routes to connect Indian Cities to Muscat, Abu Dhabi

GoAir will be scaling up its international operations by launching seven new routes from 19 July 2019, the company announced on Sunday. New Routes:Mumbai-Muscat ...
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Boeing’s 737 Max Loses First Customer as Flyadeal Goes to Airbus

(Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabian budget carrier Flyadeal reversed a commitment to buy as many as 50 Boeing Co. 737 Max jets, becoming the first airline...
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Qatar Air Closing in on New Airline Stake

(Bloomberg) -- Qatar Airways will announce a stake in a sixth overseas carrier in coming months, Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said, as...
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Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund Executive Joins Etihad Aviation as CFO

(Bloomberg) -- Etihad Aviation Group appointed former Abu Dhabi Investment Authority executive, Andrew Macfarlane, its chief financial officer as the state-owned carrier pushes ahead...
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SalamAir receives second A320 Neo Aircraft

Taking passenger comfort to new heights, Omani homegrown airline SalamAir has received a brand-new Airbus A320neo aircraft, the second of this model in the...
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Hamad International Airport Launches Second Major Phase of Smart Airport Program

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched the second phase of its innovative Smart Airport program, which sets to initiate an exciting major digital transformation...
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Emirates Rethinks Its Network for a World Without the A380

(Bloomberg) -- Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul airline, is reviewing its route network as it grapples with slowing economic growth and the demise of the...
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