Middle East

Luxury airports: what entices visitors to the Gulf?

Luxury airports in the Gulf serve tens of millions of passengers each year. But what entices so many visitors? ...


Turkish Airlines vs Big Three of Middle East | Data

Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways are said to be in a league of their own. But how do they fare in comparison with Turkish Airlines?...


Sudan Airways relaunch hints at lifeline from Lufthansa Consulting

Reports suggest that the revival of Sudan Airways may come through the aid of Lufthansa Consulting, following discussions with the Sudanese Government.  ...


Full international recovery by 2024, says Saudia CEO

Saudia’s CEO is confident in a full international passenger traffic recovery and return to profitability by 2024. ...


Turmoil over COVID-19 mutation: border closures in Middle East

Outbreak of new coronavirus mutation prompts countries to close their air borders....


Do you know airlines in the Middle East? [Quiz]

While usually associated with a few, the Middle East has quite the range of various fun and weird airlines. But how well do you know them?...


Etihad Airways enters UK’s digital aviation research project

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways, becomes the first airline to join a digital aviation research project based at Cranfield University, United Kingdom....


Middle East airlines prospects in 2021 by IATA

IATA estimates the demand in the Middle East to pick up by 43% in 2021. However, airlines from the region are still likely to suffer billions-reaching losses....


Emirates, Etihad and Qatar: battling the second wave

Three largest Middle Eastern airlines – Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways – are continuing to expand their networks. But which one is in the lead?...


Middle East Airlines receives extraordinary marked A321neo

Middle East Airlines (MEA) took a symbolic delivery of Airbus A321neo aircraft with a manufacturer serial number of 10,000. The brand-new aircraft became the second extraordinary-marked jet in MEA’s fleet....