Etihad To Start Amsterdam Flights, Expand Partnership With KLM

The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has announced plans for an expansion in Europe. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier will begin daily flights to Amsterdam as part of a larger cooperation with Dutch airline KLM, becoming the second Gulf carrier to serve the city after rival Emirates.   Daily Abu Dhabi – Amsterdam Service … Continue reading

Etihad Plans Sao Paulo Flights

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has outlined plans to begin flights from Abu Dhabi to Sao Paulo, its first destination in South America. Scheduled to launch on 1 June 2013, the daily service will mark the airline’s entry into the exclusive club of carriers that fly to 6 continents.   Flight EY … Continue reading

Egyptair Plans Return To Iraq

After more than 20 years since it last operated in the country, Egyptair is to resume services to Iraq. The Cairo-based airline is to offer 4 times weekly flights between the Egyptian capital and Baghdad from 16 July 2011, alongside a 3 times weekly Cairo – Erbil service from 18 July 2011.   Cairo – Baghdad … Continue reading

Millennium & Copthorne Expands Into Oman

Millennium & Copthorne has expanded into Oman with the opening of a new resort overlooking the Gulf of Oman. Created with a blend of Asian and Arabic themes, the Millennium Resort Mussanah is a 45-minute drive from Muscat International Airport and offers panoramic views of the crystal clear waters and the Hajar Mountains in the … Continue reading

Air Arabia Launches Flights To Najaf, Announces New Joint Venture

Middle Eastern low cost carrier Air Arabia is poised to strengthen its presence in the region with the addition of a new destination. The airline has expanded its network to Iraq with the launch of flights to Najaf from its primary hub in Sharjah today. Air Arabia has also announced that it will be launching its newest … Continue reading