Category: Abu Dhabi Flights

  
Paul Griffiths - Dubai Airports CEO

An Interview with Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths

Flying has changed a lot in its 100-year history, from entertainment-free and pricey flights to double-decker aircraft with wi-fi connections. And now Dubai is planning to also radically advance the entire experience before boarding the plane, from travelling to the airport to checking in luggage and passing through security and immigration. Dubai Airports CEO Paul […]

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Iceland Volcano ash cloud

Iceland Volcano Threatens Flights in Europe

Ash from an erupting Icelandic volcano headed for Britain could force flight cancellations similar to those experience previously. The eruption of Grimsvoetn has raised concerns over a repeat of last year’s travel chaos sparked by the eruption of another Icelandic volcano which led to the biggest shutdown of European airspace since World War II. low-level […]

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UAE sets visa fees of $250 to $1,000 for Canadians

UAE sets visa fees of $250 to $1,000 for Canadians

The latest development in a diplomatic row over landing rights will now mean that Canadian nationals may have to pay up to $1,000 in visa fees to travel to the United Arab Emirates from next month Tensions have increased between the UAE and Canada who denied expanded landing rights for UAE airlines flying to Canada […]

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UAE flights to Europe back on schedule

UAE flights to Europe back on schedule

All of Emirates’ 6 gateway airports in the UK are open.. Even as air traffic at London’s Heathrow Airport crawled back to near normal on Thursday, hotels near the airport are cashing in on delays and cancellations caused by freezing weather, charging up to 300% more for rooms at the moment than prices for next […]

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Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways add New Links

Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways add New Links

Emirates, which just celebrated its 25th anniversary, has added non-stop services to Dakar (Senegal), Dubai to Madrid (Spain), Medina (Saudi Arabia) and Prague (Czech Republic). Qatar Airways has added non-stop flights to São Paulo (Brazil), and added Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Phuket (Thailand) flights with an intermediate stop. Finally, Etihad has added non-stop flights to […]

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Emirates to Begin Flights to Baghdad

Emirates to Begin Flights to Baghdad

Emirates has announced that it will begin flights to Baghdad from Dubai in July this year. The airline is  the latest carrier to add flights to Iraq as the nation struggles to recover from war. Emirates says the new route to Baghdad will be among 6 new routes introduced by the Dubai-based airline this year. […]

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Etihad to Open Premium Lounge at Manchester

Etihad to Open Premium Lounge at Manchester

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways has announced that it will be opening a premium lounge at Manchester Airport’s Terminal 1 building later this year. This will represent the 3rd Etihad lounge to open outside of Etihad’s home base in Abu Dhabi. Etihad’s new lounge at Manchester Airport is part of […]

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Etihad to Add Flights to Baghdad and Erbil in Iraq

Etihad to Add Flights to Baghdad and Erbil in Iraq

Etihad Airways has unveiled plans this week to become the first carrier from the United Arab Emirates to serve Iraq. Subject to government and regulatory approvals, Etihad will begin to serve flights to Baghdad from Abu Dhabi Airport 5 times a week starting on 26th April. From the 1st June, Etihad will also be offering […]

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Etihad and Emirates Begin Services to Tokyo

Etihad and Emirates Begin Services to Tokyo

Both Middle East carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways launched their flights to Tokyo yesterday with Qatar Airways to follow suit on 26th April. Emirates are now operating 5 weekly flights to Tokyo, adding to its daily service to Osaka that was launched back in 2002. A large demand is already in place from Tokyo with […]

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Etihad to Introduce an additional 7 Flights to Australia

Etihad to Introduce an additional 7 Flights to Australia

Following negotiations between the Australian Government in Canberra and the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways has secured 7 additional weekly flights from its Abu Dhabi Airport home-base to Australia. The 7 flights can be operated to any gateway in Australia including the carrier’s current destinations of Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. A further 7 weekly flights […]

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