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The airline targeting sustainable, profitable growth

The airline targeting sustainable, profitable growth

In Europe, Helsinki-based flag carrier Finnair will grow its commercial airline fleet in order to strengthen its position as the ‘Asia-Europe’ carrier and has shared more details on its upcoming Premium Economy cabin.

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways on Saturday started mediated talks with unions, one day after its workers launched an open-ended strike that forced the embattled airline to ground hundreds of flights.

Europe suffers more airline losses

Europe suffers more airline losses

Thomas Cook – the oldest tour operator in the world was famous for its package holidays to more than 60 destinations – collapsed this week.

Qatar Airways is 'official airline partner' for Oman sports events

Qatar Airways is 'official airline partner' for Oman sports events

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner for three of Oman’s Ministry of Education sports programmes, in addition to the Oman International Youth Cup (OIYC), it was announced on Tuesday.

Price discrimination in airline ticketing

Price discrimination in airline ticketing

There’s been plenty of discussion in the Gulf media over the last few days surrounding a common airline practice that’s being widely regarded as unfair and discriminatory against passengers of an airlines’ own home country.

Qatar Airways Official Airline Partner of Qatar Show 2019

Qatar Airways Official Airline Partner of Qatar Show 2019

Qatar Airways has announced that it is the Official Airline Partner of Qatar Show 2019, which will take place from February 20 to 25 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Qatar Airways 'world’s most punctual airline'

Qatar Airways 'world’s most punctual airline'

Qatar Airways was the “world’s most punctual international network airline” with 89.8% of its 177,324 flights monitored departing on time in 2018, an analysis by FlightGlobal’s FlightStats shows.

Budget airline Primera Air ceases operations

Budget airline Primera Air ceases operations

Nordic budget airline Primera Air has become the latest European carrier to go bust, telling staff that all flights were being halted and leaving thousands of passengers stranded.

Qatar Airways' IOC helps airline clock OTP of 90.6%

Qatar Airways' IOC helps airline clock OTP of 90.6%

Qatar Airways Group has achieved an on-time-performance (OTP) of 90.6% over many months with assistance from its Integrated Operations Centre (IOC) ...

About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York

About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York

Earlier, Emirates said in a statement that 10 passengers "were taken ill" on the flight from Dubai and were transported to a hospital.

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

Tunisair, which has a fleet of 30 aircraft, employs 8,000 staff, part of a bloated public service which the government has failed to trim due to resistance from labour unions.

Ethiopian Airlines, Zambia to relaunch national airline at cost of $30 million

Ethiopian Airlines, Zambia to relaunch national airline at cost of $30 million

Ethiopian Airlines has signed a shareholding agreement with Zambia's main develoment agency to relaunch the southern African country's flag carrier at an initial cost of $30 million.