DUBAI, 18 January 2019: Emirates will operate its A380 aircraft to and from Amman from 1 June to 26 October 2019, in response to increased demand for travel during the summer period. This adjustment will...
BANGKOK, 14 January 2019: Russia is planning to introduce an electronic visa regime by 2021 in a bid to boost tourism, according to RBC media. Five regions in Russia’s Far East currently offer free week-long...
DUBAI,  21 December 2018: Emirates' passengers travelling from or transiting through Dubai International Airport (DXB) can expect fewer delays associated with aircraft turnaround thanks to a new innovative application built in-house by Emirates called the Hub Monitor. Hub Monitor is...
DUBAI, UAE, 19 December 2018: Emirates and South African Airways (SAA) are expanding cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both Emirates and SAA customers. Pending government approval, SAA and Emirates have signed an enhanced...
ABU DHABI, 17 December 2018: Etihad Airways has recently launched its first ever scheduled flights linking Abu Dhabi and Barcelona. The inaugural service was introduced, 28 November, with the UAE national airline celebrating the occasion  by hosting a special event...
DOHA, Qatar, 14 December 2018:  Qatar Airways will upgrade aircraft on flights to three European destinations over the winter season. From this week onwards three popular European destinations – Helsinki Stockholm and Manchester – gained aircraft upgrades. Manchester and Stockholm routes...
PARIS, 13 December 2018: Xiamen Airlines launched its new direct flight between Paris and Fuzhou, Tuesday, extending its European cover to nine cities through partner airlines. The new three-weekly service uses a Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the 13-hour, 25-minute flight. Flights...
WASHINGTON, 4 December 2018: United Airlines announced a three-way deal at the weekend with Panama's Copa and Colombia's Avianca that will include revenue-sharing and cover 12,000 city pairs. The US airline said the deal, which is subject to approval by...

Chopper scam thrives in Nepal

KATHMANDU, 30 November 2018: Nepal's pledge to crack down on fraudulent helicopter evacuations has failed to curb the scam, with tourists still being unnecessarily airlifted from the Himalayas so middlemen can profit on the insurance payouts, industry sources say. An...
LONDON, 30 November 2018: WTM London 2018 and its co-located sister event, Travel Forward, reported a 6% increase in visitors driven by an increase in senior travel professionals based on unaudited figures. The head count includes attendance at WTM and...