TEL AVIV, Israel, 30 March 2020: KAYAK joins AeroCRS Network a move that will allow AeroCRS airline customers to distribute their content on KAYAK.com directly from the AeroCRS Network distribution platform. Established in 2004,...
DUBAI, 25 March 2020: Emirates confirmed Tuesday it would temporarily suspend all passenger services from 25 March to comply with the UAE government's directive. Claiming the measures are in place to contain the spread of COVID-19...
LONDON, 11 March 2020: No surprises Reed Travel Exhibitions bit the bullet and postponed the Arabian Travel Market to new dates, 28 June to 1 July 2020. Earlier reports claimed it would go ahead...
DOHA, Qatar, 9 March 2020:  Qatar Airways introduces a new commercial policy this week that allows passengers to change travel plans without incurring a fee. Passengers that have booked or will book flights for...
DUBAI, UAE, 6 March 2020. Major travel fairs are dropping like flies under the threat of the Covid-19 virus outbreak, but Reed Exhibitions' says the Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) will run as scheduled 19 to 22 April.
DOHA, Qatar, 27 February 2020:  Qatar Airways is putting some flights on temporary hold and scaling down to smaller aircraft on routes to South Korea and Iran due to entry restrictions imposed on nationals from both countries.

Covid-19 reaches the UAE

DUBAI, UAE, 25 February 2020: The United Arab Emirates' public health officials have indicated that at least 13 people, including foreign nationals from China and the Philippines, have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. Meanwhile, Bahrain's public...
BANGKOK, 24 February 2020: The Pacific Asia Travel Association is not having second thoughts about its annual summit, 31 March to 3 April, despite cancellations of major travel shows and conferences that were due to take place March and April.
DOHA, Qatar, 21 February 2020: Qatar Airways Group has increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, (IAG) from 21.4% to 25.1%. IAG is the holding company that operates British Airways Aer Lingus and Iberia.
DOHA, Qatar, 14 February 2020: The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit 2020 concluded earlier this week with industry leaders renewing their commitment to the so-called Doha Declaration. The first Doha Declaration 2019 addressed liberalisation of...