Friday, April 26, 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.

Qatar’s Sports Roundabout is going, going…gone

Central Doha’s last major roundabout has finally bitten the dust, much to the delight of many residents. Bulldozers could be seen demolishing Sports Roundabout in...

Saudi, Bahrain plan new road and railway causeway

A new road and rail causeway between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is being planned to ease congestion on the existing King Fahd causeway.The King...

Qatar’s push for Open Skies remain unresolved

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks in Saudi Arabia on Friday with King Salman, continuing efforts to resolve the Gulf’s biggest diplomatic crisis...

Gulf airlines facing crisis

For all the admiration heaped on some of the GCC airlines in recent years, they are now facing the most difficult period of their...

Oman’s rugged landscapes and rich culture

My foot scuffs the sun‑scorched path and a cloud of dust emerges, breaking the stillness of the early morning. I make my way past...

Qatar Airways statement

Please see below Qatar Airways statement issued:Qatar Airways flights operations are as normal, three additional flights to carry stranded Qatar Airways passengers from...

Oman Air to boost flights to Qatar

National carrier Oman Air will fly larger capacity planes to Doha after some countries suspended flights to Qatar. Additionally Oman Air has dedicated three charter...

Gulf crisis threatens air travel in region and beyond

Air travel across the Gulf region and beyond faces major disruption following the move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and...

BREAKING NEWS: All British Airways flights cancelled!

British Airways computer systems have crashed across the world, sparking chaos at airports with massive queues and delayed flights. All BA flights from Heathrow and...

Cathay Pacific to terminate 600 employees

Cathay Pacific, an Asian airline that serves the UAE market is implementing some job cuts that will affect at least 600 personnel in its...
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