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.

Kuwait Airways Cancels Flight Over Delay In Aircraft Delivery

Kuwait Airways has announced the cancellation of some of its flights as it looks to lease three aircraft to cover for a delay in...

Dubai Airport Welcomes 81.4 Million Passengers In 11 Months

Dubai International received 6.9 million customers in November 2018, bringing the hub's year to date traffic to 81.4 million passengers. The airport is expected to...

You can now fly an Emirates A380 in Dubai!

Have you ever fancied flying an airplane? Here is your chance to experience how a passenger aircraft is operated. The Emirates A380 Experience will allow...

UAE mega projects power tourism industry

The travel and tourism sector, a pivotal growth driver of the UAE economy, is expected to record a steady surge in spending, which is...

Extra fee for baggage handling at Dubai International Airport

Passengers travelling through Dubai International airport will have to pay additional charges for extra-size baggage that requires manual handling. The new fee is in...

Saudi hosts 3,000 Pakistani pilgrims stranded after airspace closure

The Ministry of Haj and Umrah, in coordination with the Makkah and Madinah emirates and the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), are hosting...

Dubai: Transit Passengers to get a Glimpse of the City

A new initiative from Dubai Airports in cooperation with the Dubai Future Foundation will give passengers transiting through Dubai an opportunity to “experience” the...

How Qatar is finding ways around the blockade

When its neighbors severed diplomatic ties and cut land, sea and air links, panic rippled through the tiny Gulf state. There was a rush to...

Saudia To Pay SAR61,000 To Passenger For 21-Hour Flight Delay

A Saudi court has ordered national carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) to pay a passenger and his family SAR61,617 ($16,431) because their flight from...

Kuwait aviation employees on partial sit-in

 The Syndicate of Civil Aviation Employees said in a statement that a deadline for authorities to meet its demands had ended and that starting...
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