Why Middle East airlines may see tough times ahead
01 May 2017 | 5:55 am
Frost & Sullivan Director of Aerospace Diogenis Papiomytis discusses his outlook for Middle Eastern airlines.
30 Apr 2021
26 Oct 2020
Several Middle Eastern countries are calling for boycotts of French products after President Emmanuel Macron defended cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed. The French government is urging an end to the backlash. Also, China gets set to update its five-year economic plan, and Samsung could be in for an ownership shakeup following the death of Chairman Lee Kun-hee.
5 Mar 2021
Airlines count losses over drop in passenger traffic
27 Mar 2021
Price of tickets fall as more airlines compete on local routes
11 Apr 2021
The plane's nonappearance took its original destination in Zambia by surprise. As the pilot informed air traffic control that he was about to land, they told him: "We can't see you."
30 Apr 2021
United Airlines' workers facilitate the first shipment of ventilators from Chicago to Delhi on Wednesday evening. The ventilators were donated by the US-India Chamber of Commerce in Dallas-Fort Worth.
4 Jun 2021
London to New York may again be possible in under 4 hours after the US-based airline struck a deal for 15 ultrafast jets. Regular commercial supersonic flights have not been seen since 2003.
19 Jun 2021
The United States and the European Union held intensive talks aimed at resolving a trade dispute over subsidies to aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing, which dates back to 2004. The top trade representatives from both sides met on Monday, ahead of US President Joe Biden's summit with the leaders of EU institutions on Tuesday. Also today, the UK and Australia reached agreement on a new trade deal, a milestone for post-Brexit Britain.
20 Aug 2021
Lured to Belarus with promises of easy EU immigration, Iraqis, Syrians and Afghans are now trapped in Lithuania. Abbas al-Khashali and Hamza al-Shawabkeh met them there.
12 Oct 2021
Southwest Airlines has said air traffic control issues are behind the cancellation of hundreds of flights. The pilots' union has denied reports its members staged a work stoppage to protest the airline's vaccine mandate.
20 Nov 2021
Turkey has banned nationals from Iraq, Syria and Yemen from traveling to Belarus. It comes amid EU pressure over migrants stranded at Belarus' border with Poland.
17 Nov 2021
In this special edition, we focus on the migrant crisis brewing on the European Union's eastern border. Thousands of people from the Middle East have travelled to Belarus in the hope of entering the EU. Now they are trapped on the border with Poland, desperately trying to survive in freezing conditions. We take a closer look and speak to Kinda Youssef from our InfoMigrants website.
18 Jan 2022
Airlines are concerned that the technology, which is planned to be rolled out as early as Wednesday, could have serious consequences. They warn if implemented near airports, 5G could interfere with gauging altitude.
Cyclone Michaung has hit the coast of Andhra Pradesh state in southeastern India, causing widespread damage. At least eight people have been killed in intense floods in the city of Chennai further down the coast.
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In tonight's edition: more than 60 people have been injured in a dawn blast at an explosives depot in the Seychelles. Also, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the two warring sides in Sudan have committed war crimes.
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President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina speaks about how fiscal decentralization will move Nigeria forward.
1 hour ago
Hunter Biden indicted on nine new federal tax evasion charges in California, which carries a maximum sentence of 17 years in prison. It follows previous charges of tax evasion and unlawfully owning a gun filed in July.
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A new study showed people who ate a vegan diet lost weight compared with those eating an omnivorous diet.
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Africa has been a focal point for the United Nations peacekeeping missions for decades. For the first time, the continent has hosted a global ministerial meeting and urged the UN to reform its peacekeeping operations.
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