DOHA, 31 October 2016: Qatar Airways and British Airways have extended their codeshare agreement following the launch of British Airway’s nonstop service between London and Doha. Travellers will now benefit from seven daily flights to Heathrow, improving connectivity on to...
DOHA, 12 October 2016: Qatar Airways landed its first flight to Helsinki, Finland, Monday, making it the first Middle Eastern carrier to serve four Nordic capitals. The airline flies daily to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and now Helsinki. It would needs...
DUBAI, 3 October 2016: Emirates launched two new daily A380 services; Dubai to Guangzhou, China and Dubai to Moscow,  over the weekend. Flight EK362, which departed Dubai at 1020, landed at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport on schedule on the evening...
DOHA, QATAR, 29 September 2016: Qatar Airways and British Airways’ parent company, International Airlines Group released details, Wednesday, of an extensive joint business agreement that will come into effect 30 October. The agreement promises a wider choice of flights, an...

Qatar extends transit visa

DOHA, QATAR, 27 September 2016: Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Interior have introduced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha. The new transit visa structure now allows passengers with a minimum transit...

IHG expands in Middle East

SINGAPORE, 26 September 2016: InterContinental Hotels Group announced, Friday, the signing of a management contract for the Holiday Inn Dubai Science Park. Now under construction, the hotel will operate under a management agreement with an affiliate of the Rolaco Group,...
BANGKOK, 7 September 2016: Kasikorn Research Centre estimates tourist arrivals from the Middle East will increase 5.5% to 695,000 visits this year. The centre said the market continues to be strong even during low season months. “Middle East travellers are big...
DOHA, QATAR, 5 August 2016: Qatar Airways has introduced a new daily service to Pisa in Italy using an Airbus A320. Pisa is the fourth city in Italy to be served by Qatar Airways, which has been flying to Milan...
DUBAI, 28 July 2016: Emirates has announced that it will upgrade one of its four daily flights between Dubai and Johannesburg to an Airbus A380-800 effective 1 February 2017. Emirates currently uses Boeing 777 aircraft for each of the four...
DUBAI, 22 July 2016: Emirates unveiled plans, Thursday, to increase capacity on its Dubai-Milan route with the deployment of a second daily A380. The upgrade from a Boeing 777-300ER to the double decker represents a capacity increase of 1,834 seats per...