Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Travel

Latest updates on GCC travel and tourism with enhanced tourist destinations and entry of visitors into the GCC with updates in the aviation sector.

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Etihad Stands By Jet Passengers On Rebooking Of Flights

India's Jet Airways on Wednesday suspended all flights after it failed to reach a deal with lenders while its UAE-based minority stakeholder Etihad Airways confirmed that...

Jet Airways Halts All Operations Due To Lack Of Funds

India's debt-stricken Jet Airways halted all of its operations Wednesday after failing to secure emergency funding from lenders, leaving it teetering on the edge...
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Saudi Arabia’s Civil Aviation Authority Issues Drone Permits

Commercial and recreational drone operator permits are now being issued by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).The two-year drone permits, which cost...

Dubai: Emirates Cuts Over 135 Flights Due To Runway Closure

Dubai airline Emirates said that it will be dropping at least 135 flights or frequencies per week as DXB will be operating with only...
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Emirates To Deploy First Class Private Suites to Riyadh, Kuwait Air...

Dubai airline Emirates will deploy its latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with its new first class suites to Riyadh from April 16 and to...
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Travel: Dubai Pass Enhances Tourist Attractions In Major Upgrade

The Dubai Pass, an all-inclusive, pre-paid pass, offers access to 15 more attractions to its users, with 48 experiences now available to choose from...
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Saudi Arabia Has Good News For Bangladeshi Hajj Pilgrims

Bangladeshi pilgrims performing Hajj will now be able to complete immigration procedures at Bangladesh’s main international airport before arriving in Saudi Arabia, rather than...

Visa-Free Travel To Albania For Saudi Citizens

Saudi citizens will now be able to travel to Albania without a visa until October 2019, a recent announcement by the country’s ambassador to Saudi...

Etihad-Backed Jet Airways Cancels Flights, Grounds More Planes

India's Jet Airways cancelled several international flights on Thursday and grounded another 10 aircraft after failing to pay lessors, deepening the woes of the...

UAE Launches First Bus Route Between Dubai & Al Ain

The Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority – Dubai has launched its first bus on a new route connecting Dubai and...
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