Category: Middle East

Emirates Airbus A380 Back in the Sky with Daily Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute While fleet grounding news comes hard, each ungrounding case adds extra positive sparkles. Finally, after almost three months, Emirates put back into service its iconic Airbus A380 jets. Following the ”inaugural” flight to London Heathrow, the carrier said it will deploy world’s biggest passenger aircraft on the daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily […]

Low-Cost Airline Air Arabia Abu Dhabi Makes Inaugural Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute It is official. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the first low-cost carrier of the UAE capital, inaugurated operations with its very first flight, to Alexandria, Egypt. The brand new carrier launched operations with two Airbus A320 aircraft based at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The capital’s first low-cost carrier follows the business model of Air Arabia and […]

Reasons Behind UIA Boeing 737 Crash: Chain of Human Errors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Civil Aviation Organisation of Iran has released yet another preliminary report on the fatal crash involving Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 aircraft identified by one of the air defense units as a threat and targeted consequently. According to the results of the investigation launched into the accident, the major causes behind the disaster are […]

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to Commence Operations in October

Reading Time: < 1 minute A joint venture created between the Hungarian low-cost carrier and Abu Dhabi state holding company ADQ, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, is set to commence operations on 1 October, 2020. The airline will begin with services on six new routes connecting Abu Dhabi with Europe and Egypt. The destinations from the capital of the UAE are […]

Abu Dhabi’s First Low-Cost Carrier to Start Operations in a Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 14 July, 2020, the first Abu Dhabi’s low-cost airline – Air Arabia Abu Dhabi – is expected to take off for the inaugural flight to Alexandria. The new carrier will start operations with two Airbus A320 aircraft based in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is the joint venture between Etihad and […]

Iconic Emirates Airbus A380 Returns to the Sky after Grounding

Reading Time: < 1 minute For many aviation-related people Emirates usually associates with the Airbus A380 aircraft. And not without a reason. The Dubai-based carrier has the biggest fleet of world’s largest passenger jets. Due to the sharp decline in demand because of the pandemic, Emirates grounded its A380 fleet in March. Now, the flagship aircraft on scheduled services to […]

Increasing Capacity: Emirates Re-Opens 10 More Destinations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Emirates has announced that it re-launches services in ten more cities, in total bringing a number of destinations currently available to travellers to 40. The recently added spots are the following: Colombo (from 20 June), Sialkot (24 June), Istanbul (from 25 June); Auckland, Beirut, Brussels, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (all from 1 July); […]

The Great Unknown: How Soon Will You Return to Travelling?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although step by step aviation is resuming operations, still there are too many unknown aspects and hypothetical assumptions. The summer season is usually the most busy for airlines, meanwhile winter is the hard season to stay profitable. On the regular basis. This year we deal with a very slow entrance into the peak season. According […]

IATA: 2020 to Become the Worst Year in the History of Aviation

Reading Time: < 1 minute The crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic is still making grave impacts on the entire world, and on aviation in particular. The year of 2020 has already come into history as a year of extreme challenges. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), airlines are expected to lose $84.3 billion in 2020 for a […]

Airbus Logs Zero Cancellations and No New Orders in May

Reading Time: < 1 minute During the last month of spring Airbus reported it received no new bookings and suffered no cancellations. For the year 2020, gross orders of the European planemaker stand at 365 aircraft and net orders – at 299 aircraft. Although the front of orders stands still, Airbus is making further progress with aircraft deliveries. During May […]