Tag: Dubai

Emirates Said to Generate $819m Revenue on Dubai-Heathrow Route

Emirates’ route between Dubai and London Heathrow has been named the world’s third best for generating revenue, according to a report by OAG Aviation. The provider of digital flight information said on its website that the route produced more than $819 million between April 2017 and this March, putting it behind the Qantas service between […]

A. Mardini: Success of FBO Comes from Being Part of International Network

Fixed-Base Operators are currently seen as the most valuable segment of general aviation services. Keeping in mind a rapid growth of this segment in general, Aviation Voice has talked to Adel Mardini, CEO of Jetex. Jetex is a global leader in executive aviation which operates elegant FBOs and efficient ground support stations in more than 30 […]

Aircraft Movements in Dubai Rise by 50% in Eight Years

Air Traffic Control is the cornerstone of the aviation sector and Dubai has implemented the most advanced procedure, keeping the safety of passengers and their timely travel as their ultimate priority and goal. This was stated by Abdulla Al Hashmi, Executive Vice President for Operations at Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) in his keynote address […]

Emirates Anticipates Peak Travel Towards the End of the Year

Travel is expected to peak once again at the end of the year for Emirates, as the airline expects yet another busy period with visitors flocking into Dubai for New Year’s celebrations. Over 250,000 people are expected to arrive into Dubai from 28 December until just after New Year’s Day, while 200,000 travellers will be […]

Emirates Airbus A380 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

An Emirates Airbus A380, performing flight from Dubai to Sao Paulo, was in the initial climb out of Dubai when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet, shut the #1 engine down, dumped fuel and returned to Dubai for a safe landing about 110 minutes after departure. A ground observer the aircraft emitted 3-4 […]

Dubai Airports to Welcome 8 Million Passengers in December

Dubai International is prepping itself to receive as many as 8 million passengers during the month of December. Celebrating the festive nature of the period, Dubai International is set to feature an array of promotions and season activities, which includes the launch of the Winter Wonderland DXB. Travellers passing through Terminal 3 can visit the […]

DXB Passenger Traffic Hits 7.2 Million in September

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) reached 7.2 million in September, according to new statistics from Dubai Airports. According to the data, the airport reached 7,215,182 passengers in September, 1.7 percent more than the 7,094,738 that went through the airport during the same period in 2016. The softening of the growth, Dubai Airports said, […]

US Laptop Ban ‘Hugely Disruptive’, Says Emirates’ Tim Clark

The US ban on electronic devices in aircraft cabins earlier this year was “hugely disruptive”, Emirates’ president Tim Clark has said. The US laptop ban on flights between the US and Middle East caused a 15-18 percent drop in load earlier this year, Clark revealed. He added that the airline “could have lost up to […]

Emirates and Flydubai Partnership Announces First Codeshare Routes

Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai 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 […]

Dubai Just Signed Airbus To Help It Market Properties

Airbus is out to prove it is more than a plane manufacturer, with a new agreement that will call upon it to help Dubai promote and market new developments and properties. The aircraft manufacturer signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Land Department (DLD) today at Cityscape Global to leverage its aerospace and defense […]