Articles tagged “abu dhabi”

Airlines

Etihad Aviation CEO Wants Policy Makers to Take the Strain of Making Flying Greener

Governments will likely use taxes and penalties as incentives to encourage airlines to operate more sustainably over the next decade, but Tony Douglas wants more players in the commercial aviation ecosystem to pay their part.

Etihad Aviation CEO Wants Policy Makers to Take the Strain of Making Flying Greener

Tourism

Abu Dhabi Tourists Get Free Vaccinations on Arrival if They Need Them

Many of those flying into the UAE from the favored countries may already have access to vaccinations at home, but the promise of no quarantines may help convert vaccine holdouts.

Abu Dhabi Tourists Get Free Vaccinations on Arrival if They Need Them

Coronavirus

United Arab Emirates Pushes Ahead Attracting Visitors: Latest Skift Recovery Index

November: The U.S. chose a new president and vaccine manufacturers showed promising test results, but Europe saw coronavirus cases rising and the Singapore-Hong Kong bubble burst before it even took off. Out of it all came some surprising frontrunners.

United Arab Emirates Pushes Ahead Attracting Visitors: Latest Skift Recovery Index

Airlines

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Many people remain stranded far from home because they can't get transit flights onward to their final destinations. So it's good news for many workers and families that Emirates and Etihad are restarting transit flights through hub airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Coronavirus

Air Arabia CEO: Crisis Won’t Delay Joint Venture Launch With Etihad

Predicting any type of air travel demand is a tough call, yet alone budget travel for this particular region. Committing to the original June launch date for Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is optimistic.

Air Arabia CEO: Crisis Won’t Delay Joint Venture Launch With Etihad

Coronavirus

Etihad to Test New Airport Scanners for Pinpointing Sick Passengers

New tech can screen passengers for elevated heart rates, respiratory rates, and temperatures. The kiosks sound minimal enough. But their accuracy and speed still need to be proven under busy airport conditions.

Etihad to Test New Airport Scanners for Pinpointing Sick Passengers

Airlines

Wizz Air Looks to Middle East for Further Expansion

Wizz Air's announcement of a move into Abu Dhabi was certainly eye-catching, but we maybe shouldn't expect anything similar elsewhere. Rather, the airline seems to be happy just moving into those markets like Armenia, Georgia, and Israel that had previously been underserved.

Wizz Air Looks to Middle East for Further Expansion

Meetings

How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

As event planners transition to experience designers, destination selection will be an asset to delivering better meetings and events in 2020. Innovation, collaboration, and sustainability are key trends; a forward-thinking destination will be an important partner for delivering on growing attendee expectations.

How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

Tourism

Middle East Corporate Travel Will Get Boost From UAE’s Long-Term Visa Decision

The move is driven by economic interests, and the eligibility rules are still strict and the cap on permits is low. But it's good news for corporate leaders who do a lot of business in the region.

Middle East Corporate Travel Will Get Boost From UAE’s Long-Term Visa Decision

Meetings

Midsize Cities Embrace Transformative Placemaking

Midsize cities are smart to focus on transformative placemaking projects that will not only allow them to bridge together different economic strata and cultural communities, but become in-demand destinations for travel, events, meetings, and conferences.

Midsize Cities Embrace Transformative Placemaking