aviation

Dubai’s busy airport sees passenger traffic drop 40% in 2021
Middle East

Dubai’s busy airport sees passenger traffic drop 40% in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest airport for international travel, handled some 40 percent…
Qatar Airways grounds 13 Airbus A350s as fuselage degrading
Middle East

Qatar Airways grounds 13 Airbus A350s as fuselage degrading

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar Airways said Thursday it grounded 13 Airbus A350s over what it described as…
Air Canada to operate direct flights from Montreal to Cairo starting Friday
Egypt

Air Canada to operate direct flights from Montreal to Cairo starting Friday

On Thursday, Cairo International Airport announced that Air Canada will operate direct flights from Montreal to Cairo starting Friday, June…
Egypt to expand air traffic in Africa after end of pandemic: Aviation Minister
Egypt

Egypt to expand air traffic in Africa after end of pandemic: Aviation Minister

Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar Enaba announced Saturday that his country is preparing to expand air traffic within…
Yemen officials demand answers after AP report on air base
Middle East

Yemen officials demand answers after AP report on air base

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemeni officials demanded answers Wednesday after an Associated Press report highlighted a mysterious air base being…
Charter flights from Russia to Red Sea resorts will soon resume: Russian official
Egypt

Charter flights from Russia to Red Sea resorts will soon resume: Russian official

Charter flights from Russia to the Red Sea cities of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh will soon resume, Russian Deputy Foreign…
Report: Dubai ‘jetman’ didn’t deploy chute in fatal crash
Middle East

Report: Dubai ‘jetman’ didn’t deploy chute in fatal crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of Dubai’s famed “jetman” pilots killed in a crash in November failed to…
EgyptAir to operate two weekly Sharm el-Sheikh-Hurghada flights
Travel

EgyptAir to operate two weekly Sharm el-Sheikh-Hurghada flights

EgyptAir has announced that it will operate two flights on Sundays and Thursdays between Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada beginning April…
Saudia plans to order 70 Airbus, Boeing jets: report
Middle East

Saudia plans to order 70 Airbus, Boeing jets: report

DUBAI (Reuters) – State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) plans to order 70 airliners from Airbus and Boeing, Saudi news outlet…
Nassef Sawiris to approve US$4.7 bn takeover of Signature Aviation
Business

Nassef Sawiris to approve US$4.7 bn takeover of Signature Aviation

Business tycoon and Egypt’s wealthiest person Nassef Sawiris is reportedly backing a US$4.7 billion takeover offer for his share in…
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