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    Sharjah Airport receives inaugural flight of ‘FlyArystan’

    Sun 20-06-2021 13:41 PM SHARJAH, 20th June, 2021 (WAM) — Sharjah Airport received the inaugural flight of the Kazakh airline “FlyArystan”, coming from Almaty International Airport and greeted it with a traditional water cannon salute. The airline seeks to benefit from the growing demand for travel to and from the Emirate of Sharjah by building this line, with a frequency of two weekly flights. The choice of “FlyArystan” for Sharjah Airport confirms the importance of the growing of the travel market, the activity of tourism and the economic activity between Kazakhstan and Sharjah, and the growing demand from travelers to […] More

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    Flight services between India, Dubai to resume from June 23 as emirate eases travel restrictions | Guidelines

    COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: As per a Gulf News report, only those passengers would be allowed to enter the city if they have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the UAE. Updated: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:45 AM IST Dubai (UAE) | Jagran News Desk: In a significant move, Dubai on Sunday eased travel restrictions and allowed residents from certain countries, including India and South Africa, to enter the city from June 23, reported Gulf News. However, the report said that only those passengers would be allowed to enter the city if they have received two doses of […] More

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    ‘Sandbox’ to draw 600,000

    ‘Sandbox’ to draw 600,000 B15bn touted for first 3 months The Phuket reopening planned for July 1 is expected to draw more than 600,000 foreign and local tourists to the resort island and generate a cash flow of about 15 billion baht in the next three months, tourist authorities say. Phuket governor Narong Woonciew said yesterday the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) predicted about 129,000 foreign tourist arrivals and 500,000 Thais will visit Phuket between July and September. The Phuket plan will kick-start the government’s hopes to reopen the country in 120 days, or in October. From July 1, Phuket […] More

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    Coronavirus: Dubai updates entry rules for passengers from India, South Africa and Nigeria

    Dubai has updated its rules for inbound airline passengers from India, South Africa and Nigeria. The rules from the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai will take effect from June 23, Dubai Media Office reported on Saturday. They are intended to protect passengers and ease procedures while following coronavirus regulations. The UAE in April suspended flights from India. This is in effect until the end of June at the earliest, with Dubai’s Emirates Airline stating it will be July 6 before it will lift any suspension. UAE citizens, diplomatic missions between the two countries, official delegations, business […] More

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    Over 1,000 distressed OFWs in Dubai stranded due to travel restrictions in Philippines | GMA News Online

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Over 1,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have remained stranded in Dubai due to flight cancellations imposed by Manila as part of COVID-19 measures. “Medyo yes,” Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes told GMA News Online, when asked whether the repatriation backlog has gone up due to travel restrictions in the Philippines. “Halos 1,000-plus pa,” he said. The stranded OFWs are currently under the care of the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai. Cortes expressed hope the next flight could be scheduled soon. So far, Cortes said no specific date has been announced. Flights were canceled in May, and […] More

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    Europe Airline Retailing Market Insights and In-Depth Analysis 2021-2025 with Types, Products and Key Players – Clark County Blog

    A new Business Intelligence Report on the Global Europe Airline Retailing Market has recently published to provide an exclusive hands-on reference to the various market dynamics enabling high potential growth in the global Europe Airline Retailing Market. The report presents a market summary, sophisticated TOC, a variety of unique research methodologies, and a research database composed of multiple data sources. This report has been prepared to encourage and guide investor investment with details of the five forces analysis of SWOT, PESTEL and PORTER. Features such as market specific expansion interests and subsequent developments, analysis of market size by value and […] More

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    Indonesia to decide whether to shut down or refinance national airline Garuda

    JAKARTA – South-east Asia’s largest economy is mulling over whether to shut down or refinance its national airline, Garuda Indonesia, amid debates widely seen to represent two camps: those who are sentimental and those who are focused on the bottom line. Garuda struggled to make profits even before the Covid-19 pandemic hit. The state-owned enterprise ministry recently came up with four options – the first three keep the 72-year-old airline aloft and the fourth sees it cease operations. To keep Garuda flying despite a revenue slump and huge maturing debts, the government must either inject cash; announce a debt standstill, followed […] More

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    Dubai gov’t intervenes as Emirates incurs billions in losses

    Emirates (EK, Dubai Int’l) received a further USD1.1 billion in support from the Dubai government as the impact of Covid-19 on long-haul travel wreaked havoc on its balance sheet. The airline posted a USD5.5 billion loss this week for the year ending March 31, its first annual loss in 32 years, as revenue fell 66% to USD8.4 billion. The result was a swing from a USD288 million profit the previous year. Entirely Dubai government-owned Emirates has now received state equity injections totalling USD3.1 billion in exchange for stock rights, including USD2 billion it obtained last year. The annual loss was […] More

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