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How US laptop ban has impacted Etihad and Emirates Emirates is scaling back A380 flights to US following drop in demand due to US laptop ban for Gulf carriers.

How US laptop ban has impacted Etihad and Emirates

Etihad says demand remains strong on flights to US, but Emirates is pulling back in five cities after Trump imposed a ban on carry on laptops for Gulf airlines.

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United response to overbooking fiasco lights more fires

United response to overbooking fiasco lights more fires

United Airlines' CEO has responded to viral footage of a man being dragged off one of its planes, but instead of throwing water on the fire, he enraged social media further and has now made the #BoycottUnited hashtag viral.
 
Emirates A380 collides with another plane in Singapore

Emirates A380 collides with another plane in Singapore

An Emirates A380 and Scoot Airlines Boeing 787 were damaged Thursday when they collided during ground manoeuvres at Singapore’s Changi Airport.
 
Jet in terror plunge after Emirates turbulence drama

Jet in terror plunge after Emirates turbulence drama

Several people reportedly hurt after German private plane flew 1,000ft below Emirates A380 - report.
 
Dubai tests world 1st manned autonomous flying vehicle

Dubai tests world 1st manned autonomous flying vehicle

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with the Chinese EHANG Company, has carried out the world’s first test run of an Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) capable of carrying a human.
 

 

Etihad plane sent to military base over security threat

Etihad plane sent to military base over security threat

A flight from Dublin to Abu Dhabi had to be diverted to military airbase due to a security threat onboard the aircraft.
 
Doha-bound plane forced to abort take-off at Lagos

Doha-bound plane forced to abort take-off at Lagos

Hundreds of passengers on Thursday were transferred to another aircraft after a Doha-bound Qatar Airways aircraft hit a bird while it was attempting to take-off.
 
New parts warehouse for Dubai South

New parts warehouse for Dubai South

AAR, the American service provider to airlines, OEMs and MROs worldwide, has announced the opening of the warehouse during the MRO Middle East show in Dubai.
 
Gulf airlines: Trump’s ban has ‘insignificant impact’

Gulf airlines: Trump’s ban has ‘insignificant impact’

Airlines and airports across the GCC and wider Middle East have confirmed changes to their operations after US President Donald Trump’s call for immigration restrictions but have said any impact has been minimal.
 
REPORT: Why fog, sandstorms delay flights at DXB

REPORT: Why fog, sandstorms delay flights at DXB

1,100 to 1,200 flights land or take off every day at DXB, says Darren Williams, vice-president, airside operations DXB Operations Unit and fog and sandstorms cause huge disruption to the system.
 
DXB Airport offers Trump help as chaos hits US airports

DXB Airport offers Trump help as chaos hits US airports

Dubai Airports has offered to help US President Donald Trump on ways improve American airports, as JFK and other hubs engulfed by protesters.
 
FOCUS: 3 trends taking off in aviation MRO in 2017

FOCUS: 3 trends taking off in aviation MRO in 2017

Espen Olsen, business development and sales for Aerospace & Defense at IFS explains how two much discussed technologies - the Internet of Things (IoT) and augmented reality - will develop dramatically during 2017.
 
Plane bomb scare forces emergency landing in Kuwait

Plane bomb scare forces emergency landing in Kuwait

A Eurowings airliner was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuwait Sunday after officials received a bomb threat regarding the flight.
 
Emirates flight cancelled due to snake

Emirates flight cancelled due to snake

An Emirates flight from Muscat to Dubai had to be cancelled after a snake was found in a cargo hold.
 
Authorities investigate bag handlers accidental flight

Authorities investigate bag handlers accidental flight

Federal authorities and airline officials are investigating the accidental flight of a baggage handler who wound up in the cargo hold of a plane.
 
Dubai plans $36bn spend on 2nd airport, logistics hub

Dubai plans $36bn spend on 2nd airport, logistics hub

Dubai spending plan is reportedly outlined in documents inviting banks to bid for a $3bn loan the government is seeking to raise for initial expansion of Al Maktoum.
 




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