International Ambitions For Flynas

Saudi low cost carrier Flynas outlined its international ambitions with details of upcoming services to London and Manchester. The airline also revealed plans for more long-haul routes to key markets in Africa, Asia and Europe. Jeddah – London (Gatwick) From 8 April 2014, the airline will operate a 3-times weekly, non-stop flight between Jeddah and … Continue reading

Saudia Joins Skyteam

Saudia, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has officially joined the ranks of Skyteam, becoming the alliance’s first Middle Eastern member. The airline also took the opportunity to unveil its new brand identity and 2 special-liveried aircraft, an Airbus A320 deployed on regional and European routes as well as a Boeing 777-200 used on long-haul operations, during … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Retires Boeing 747s

Singapore Airlines has officially retired its Boeing 747 fleet, following the final commemorative flights by the iconic aircraft between Singapore and Hong Kong today. Flight SQ 748 landed at Singapore Changi International Airport at 1900 hrs, ending a 38-year relationship between the airline and the ‘Queen of the Skies’. Onboard the flight were company executives, media, invited guests and … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Chooses Montreal For Canada Debut

Qatar Airways has announced it will make its Canadian debut on 29 June 2011 with a new 3 times weekly service to Montreal, following the securing of rights to operate passenger and freighter flights to the country. The airline is the first Gulf carrier to operate in Canada’s second largest city, which becomes its fourth destination in North America, … Continue reading

Flydubai Begins Flights To Afghanistan

Flydubai, the low cost carrier based in the emirate of Dubai, has begun flights to the capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul. The UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan, His Excellency Yousuf Khamis Saeed Subaa Al Ali, and the company’s Chief Operating Officer Ken Gile onboard the inaugural flight, FZ 301, which was operated by the airline’s newest Boeing 737-800 … Continue reading