31 Jul 2017
Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, said on Monday it supported more than 104,000 American jobs and contributed $21.3 billion in revenue to the US economy.Read More
Sharjah Airport recently upgraded its security with a range of new IP camera from Axis. The move forms part of the airport’s $408 million expansion which includes a new passenger building able to hold up to 27 million travellers.Read More
19 Jul 2017
Universal Building Materials Merchants Co. Ltd. (UBM) in Riyadh has signed a ‘Strategic Alliance Agreement’ with ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions Middle East (ASSA ABLOY), a leading manufacturer of door opening solutions.Read More
18 Jun 2017
The industry body also called for greater collaboration among all government and industry stakeholders to keep flying secure with risk mitigation measures that maximise the protection of passengers and crew while minimising disruption to passengers and the economy at large.Read More
12 Jun 2017
The International Air Transport Association has revised its 2017 industry profitability outlook upwards.
Airlines are expected to report a $31.4 billion profit (up from the previously forecast $29.8 billion) on revenues of $743 billion (up from the previously forecast $736 billion).Read More
First there was the skydiving Sheikha… now another member of Dubai’s royal family is proving not even the sky’s the limit for flying females.
Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum has been congratulated by her family after recently completing her first assisted flight as a commercial pilot.Read More
12 Jan 2017
The automated immigration gates at passport control do away with lines, saving time and effort for UAE residents leaving or arriving at DXB.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, said: “With a transaction time that averages 10 to 15 seconds, this is clearly a smarter way to travel. It speeds up the immigration process significantly and shortens queues. Our focus going forward is to get more residents using it.”Read More
Many residents — more than 234,000 — have already used it since its phased roll out began earlier this year.
As a result of heightened regional tensions, some of which target air travel, many airports have shifted their investment focus to security. According to the 2016 Airport IT Trends Survey, airports are placing a higher priority on IT investments for passenger and airport security with 50% rating it a high priority, up from 37% last year.Read More
The world’s largest VIP terminal was officially opened at Al Maktoum International at Dubai South on Monday. Inaugurated by Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, the 5,600-square metre standalone facility is intended to exclusively cater to private, business and government VIP travellers.Read More
29 Dec 2016
ou can now, technically, enter or exit the UAE in just 10 to 15 seconds — by using your Emirates ID at the Smart Gates at Dubai International (DXB) Airport.
The automated immigration gates at passport control do away with lines, saving time and effort for UAE residents leaving or arriving at DXB.Read More