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flydubai announces new destinations in Europe

flydubai announces new destinations in Europe

09 Dec 2017

Dubai-based carrier flydubai today announced the launch of two new European routes for next year: flights to Krakow will start on 08 April 2018 and flights to Catania will start on 13 June 2018. flydubai becomes the first UAE carrier to operate direct flights to these destinations, offering daily flights. With the launch of these new European routes, flydubai’s network grows to over 100 destinations in 47 countries. 

Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said: “With... Read More

flydubai expands its footprint in Moscow

flydubai expands its footprint in Moscow

22 Nov 2017

flydubai expands its footprint in Moscow with new service to Sheremetyevo International Airport. First carrier to operate direct daily flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport from the UAE from 29 November. flydubai’s network in Russia to grow to 11 points served by 47 weekly flights.

Dubai-based flydubai today announced the start of its new daily flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) from 29 November. This will increase the airline’s frequency to the Russian... Read More

Emirates turns 32: A brief history of UAE's favourite airline (Video)

Emirates turns 32: A brief history of UAE's favourite airline (Video)

29 Oct 2017

October 25, 1985, marks a special day in the history of UAE. On this day, 32 years ago, the first Emirates flight took off. Flight number EK 600 flew with UAE royal dignitaries on board from Dubai to Karachi at 11.45am. Two other planes also took flight to the Indian cities of Mumbai and Delhi.

Today, Emirates has a fleet of over 230 aircraft, flying millions of passengers to over 150 destinations in more than 80 countries.

Let's look at the timeline of the airline's successful... Read More

flydubai expands its footprint in Moscow

flydubai expands its footprint in Moscow

26 Oct 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the start of its new daily flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) from 29 November. This will increase the airline’s frequency to the Russian capital to double daily with the existing service to Vnukovo International Airport (VKO).

flydubai first started operating to Moscow in 2014 and has grown its network in Russia to 11 unique points.  Makhachkala, Ufa and Voronezh being the latest additions with... Read More

Etihad Airways flight to Sydney makes emergency landing

Etihad Airways flight to Sydney makes emergency landing

15 Oct 2017

The National -- An Etihad Airways flight travelling from Abu Dhabi to Sydney made an emergency landing at Australia's Adelaide Airport early on Saturday after a warning indicator activated in the cockpit.

Reuters reported that crew on board Etihad flight EY450 landed the plane at 5am local time at Adelaide Airport, in the state of South Australia.

The Boeing 777 passenger jet had 349 passengers on board who disembarked via emergency exits, according to online news service... Read More

Etihad Airways to launch flights to Azerbaijan

Etihad Airways to launch flights to Azerbaijan

11 Oct 2017

Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Etihad Airways has announced plans to launch scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and Baku, the capital city of the Republic of Azerbaijan, effective 2 March 2018.

The new route is being introduced to capitalise on the strong and growing demand for flights between the United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan. The service will be operated three times a week using a 136-seat Airbus A320, configured with 16 seats in... Read More

Together. Explore the world.

Together. Explore the world.

02 Oct 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 02 October 2017: Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai today announced that Emirates will expand its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents.

The new partner network, through its codeshare, will offer greater frequency and easier access to more global destinations with the advantage of connecting baggage to the final destination.  Passengers can book from 03 October on Emirates.com, through the Emirates... Read More

Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group appointed

Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group appointed

01 Oct 2017

The Chairman of Etihad Aviation Group, His Excellency Mohamed Mubarak Fadhel Al Mazrouei, today confirmed the appointment of Tony Douglas as Group Chief Executive Officer, who will join the company in January 2018. 

Mr. Douglas joins Etihad from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence, where he has served as CEO of the Defence Equipment and Support department, responsible for procuring and supporting all the equipment and services for the British Armed Forces.

In the UK, he... Read More

flydubai joins other airlines in suspending flights to Erbil

flydubai joins other airlines in suspending flights to Erbil

28 Sep 2017

The National -- Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai is temporarily suspending its flights to Erbil, complying with an Iraqi government demand following an independence referendum in Kurdish-held northern Iraq.

Flights would be suspended to the region's main city from September 30, a flydubai spokesman told The National, following similar announcements from other airlines.

Turkish carriers Turkish Airlines, Atlas and Pegasus, which offer frequent connections to Iraqi Kurdistan,... Read More

Etihad pilot dies in air after take-off

Etihad pilot dies in air after take-off

27 Sep 2017

An Etihad Airways pilot died onboard a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, the airline said on Wednesday.

The flight, EY 927, was a freight service and no commercial passengers were on-board. It departed the capital at its regularly scheduled time of 5.20am and the pilot's condition deteriorated shortly after the plane was airborne.

“After the captain became incapacitated early in the flight, the First Officer issued an emergency call and safely diverted the aircraft to Kuwait... Read More

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