DUBAI: SriLankan Airlines has achieved the remarkable feat of being named the world’s most punctual airline in the month of September 2018 in the key categories of ‘Global Airlines’ and ‘Major Airlines’, by the flight data analysis company Flightstats.com.
AAI granted permission to Saudi Airlines for operating flight service from Calicut to Jeddah and Riyadh, as per their request. A letter granting permission for starting the service of mid-sized aircrafts from Calicut was delivered to the Jeddah central office of the Saudi Airlines.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will review plans to sell Air India after his administration’s most high-profile privatisation offer ended in a whimper with no buyers showing interest in the unprofitable flag carrier.
Passengers passing through Hamad International Airport (HIA) were able to take part in the celebrations of Garangao, a Ramadan tradition with deep roots in the Qatari culture that celebrates heritage.
“These smuggling activities could be part of fund-raising efforts possibly to fund terrorists and insurgents in the country,” Belgica disclosed.
Qatar Airways has celebrated its five-year anniversary of operating direct flights from Doha to Salalah, Oman.
Conventional thinking would have airlines scaling down their fleet renewal and expansion plans in the face of the steepest drop in oil prices in recent times. The same thinking would question the need for new, fuel-efficient aircraft when fuel prices are declining. Yet, airlines in the Middle East and beyond, continue investing in their fleets at a healthy pace.
A high-ranking official at the GDRFA told Gulf News that by the end of the year, the system will be fully operational in all Dubai Airports at the arrival and departure terminals.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker at the 2018 Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix on Saturday.