Tag: Gulf airlines

United Cuts Interline Agreements With Gulf Airlines

United will cut interline agreements with Gulf Airlines from May 5 over its stance that the Gulf Airlines are subsidised by their governments. An internal company memo was first leaked to the press and picked up by Skift, which says the airline will cut ticketing and baggage arrangements with Emirates, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Royal Jordanian […]

Gulf Airlines Swift to Prove Workaround for Electronic Device Ban

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has announced it is to provide business-class and first-class passengers with iPads. At the same time, Doha-based Qatar airways has decided to offer the use of laptops for business-class passengers. Meanwhile, Dubai-based Emirates is to provide all passengers with a specialist handling service whereby passengers can keep their large electronic devices […]

Lufthansa CEO Says Rapid Growth of Gulf Airlines Coming to An End

Lufthansa believes the rapid growth phase of Gulf airlines is coming to end, which could help to ease some of the pressure in a highly competitive industry, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Speaking after signing catering and maintenance deals with Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said there were signs Gulf rivals were […]