Tag: muslim ban

Iranian Plane Deals Overshadowed by U.S. Visa Row

Reading Time: < 1 minute Foreign investment in Iran is likely to have been weakened in light of President Trumps decision to ban the issuing of visas for nationals of seven mainly Muslim countries which may also slow down the implementation of existing plane deals agreed with both Boeing and Airbus, and Iran. Airbus’ problems exists because of the volume […]

Emirates Changes Pilot, Crew Rosters on US Flights After Trump Order

Reading Time: 3 minutes Emirates airline has changed pilot and flight attendant rosters on flights to the United States following the sudden US travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries, highlighting the challenges facing airlines trying to deal with the new rules. The world’s largest long-haul carrier, which flies daily to 11 US cities, has made “the necessary adjustments to […]

Dubai Airport: ‘Handful’ of Passengers Sent Back at After Trump Ban

Reading Time: < 1 minute A “handful of people” have been stopped from flying to the United States from Dubai International Airport following a US travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries, the airport operator’s chief executive told Reuters on Monday. “The effect has been very minimal at the moment. We don’t have the exact figures but literally a handful of […]