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Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesia probing whether faulty system contributed to crash

Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesia probing whether faulty system contributed to crash JAKARTA: Indonesia's air accident investigator is probing whether a problem with the autothrottle system, that controls engine power automatically, contributed to the Sriwijaya Air crash on Jan. 9 that...

Etihad to operate daily Doha flights from February 15

Dubai: Etihad Airways will re-commence passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to Doha starting from February 15, 2021. The service will operate daily using an Airbus A320 and a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. “With ties between the UAE and Qatar restored, the restarting...

Bahrain’s Gulf Air could soon launch flights to Ras Al Khaimah Airport

Dubai: Bahrain's Gulf Air could start flights to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, following an agreement signed with the airport operator to explore potential services between Bahrain and the emirate. "We are always keen to explore ways to enhance the...

Fly Dubai-Karachi from Dh1,055 as Emirates brings out special rates

Dubai: A ticket to Karachi starts at Dh1,055 and to Istanbul from Dh1,605 as Emirates brings out special rates on these routes to stoke demand. A ticket to Cairo can be had at Dh1,695 as part of the new...

Transport: More than 3,300 public transport riders, taxi drivers fined during sweeping inspections in Dubai

Dubai: Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has registered 3,303 offences in over 100 places in Dubai during an inspection campaign covering passenger transport activities, it revealed on Sunday. The campaign is part of RTA’s drive to verify the compliance of...

Tourists flock to Dubai to safely enjoy winter without COVID-19 lockdowns

Dubai: As much of the world tightens lockdowns to stem coronavirus, Dubai has flung its doors open, branding itself as a sunny, quarantine-free escape. While mask-wearing and social distancing are strictly enforced, life in the tourism-reliant emirate looks much like...

Big News: Emirates suspends flights to major Australian cities

Dubai: Emirates has suspended flights to Australia's three largest cities due to operational reasons. "Due to operational reasons, Emirates flights to/from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne will be suspended until further notice," Emirates said on its website. Emirates’ last flights to/from these...

Transport News: All the options cheaper than a taxi in Dubai

Taxi in Dubai (Dubai): It takes some thinking on your feet and adept time management, but if you put your mind to it, navigating the city of Dubai does not need to rake up your transport bills. Dubai’s Roads...

It could be advantage time for UAE’s budget airlines in any return to Doha

Dubai: The UAE’s budget airlines – Air Arabia and flydubai - can be early winners in any resumption of flights to Doha, and which will also come in handy in their post-pandemic revival plans. Both UAE carriers had high frequencies...

Saudi Arabia to resume international flights on March 31

Saudi Arabia: All air, sea, and land borders will reopen on March 31 Dubai: Saudi Arabia has announced it will lift the temporary travel ban and resume all international flights, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday citing a statement...

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