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The survey, which measured the performance of full service hotels in seven Mena cities, showed that Dubai hotels enjoyed a 13.8% rise in Gross Operating Profits per Available Room (GOPPAR) to $240.46, the highest profits …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, January 31 - 2013 @ 09:55
Dubai Airports’ annual traffic report showed passenger traffic climbed 13.2% to 57.6 million last year, up from 50.9 million passengers in 2011. The passenger traffic last year also exceeded Dubai Airports’ forecast at the start …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, January 29 - 2013 @ 10:46
According to new figures from STR Global, hotels in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE performed well in 2012, while properties in Beirut suffered the biggest fall.
“The Middle East had a good year achieving its …Read full article » Middle East: Sunday, January 27 - 2013 @ 12:18
The Dubai-based carrier announced today that it is adding 20 more flights each week to the kingdom beginning 2nd February 2013.
The carrier currently serves four cities in Saudi Arabia: Medinah, Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah, …Read full article » Saudi Arabia: Wednesday, January 23 - 2013 @ 09:24
The Doha-based carrier said its decision was based on a directive issued yesterday by the US Federal Aviation Administration, which urged all operators of the Dreamliner to ground the aircraft following an emergency landing in …Read full article » Qatar: Thursday, January 17 - 2013 @ 16:21
While acknowledging that ‘certain decisive actions have to be taken in order to maintain the sustainability of the airline’, the airline said its new restructuring plan will ‘best position the airline for future growth’.
Under …Read full article » Bahrain: Wednesday, January 16 - 2013 @ 13:04
On Wednesday, the departure of Emirates flight EK003 to London Heathrow marked the start of flights from the facility, known as Concourse A. The new extension to Terminal 3, featuring 20 gates specifically designed to …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, January 03 - 2013 @ 11:16
At the Middle East Business Aviation Show in Dubai this week, private jet operators were for the most part upbeat about their performance so far this year, with many executives citing stronger than expected growth …Read full article » Middle East: Thursday, December 13 - 2012 @ 11:32
Emirates, the world’s largest customer of the superjumbo, said it had planned to launch a fifth route to Heathrow on 1 February but instead has decided to begin operations two months earlier, with the new …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, December 10 - 2012 @ 10:09
Average occupancy in Dubai’s four and five star hotels surveyed by HotStats hit 87.1% for the month, up 5.7 percentage points from last year, as domestic and regional travellers flowed into the city for Eid …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, December 06 - 2012 @ 12:03