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Articles tagged “dubai”

Airlines

Dubai Airport CEO Says the International Recovery Is Accelerating

Paul Griffiths is confident that traffic will return to normal by 2024 — but staffing issues could hold back the recovery at the world's busiest airport.

Dubai Airport CEO Says the International Recovery Is Accelerating

Airlines

Airbus 20-Year Jet Delivery Forecast Is Hardly Dented by Pandemic

Greener planes and extra freighters understandably are in demand, but it's still hard to believe its forecast has dipped by just 0.5 percent compared to before the crisis.

Airbus 20-Year Jet Delivery Forecast Is Hardly Dented by Pandemic

Startups

Why Queen’s Gambit Plans to Take This Transport Startup Public in a $1.5 Billion Blank Check Deal

Investing in the "last mile" of travel can help on a few fronts, such as climate protection, gender equality, and economic development, according to Victoria Grace, founder of blank check firm Queen's Gambit. Makes sense on several levels.

Why Queen’s Gambit Plans to Take This Transport Startup Public in a $1.5 Billion Blank Check Deal

Coronavirus

Dubai Expo Set to Kickstart the Emirati’s Tourism Sector: New Skift Recovery Index

Much is riding on the success of the Dubai Expo — not just for the Emirati. The Expo is undoubtedly the largest tourism-oriented event since the start of the pandemic. Many lessons will be learned from how the city state handles the coming months.

Dubai Expo Set to Kickstart the Emirati’s Tourism Sector: New Skift Recovery Index

Tourism

Dubai Expo Tells Unvaccinated or Untested to Stay Away

The presence of "2020" in the name should tell you what you need to know about why Dubai is not screwing around. And really, what destination other than Florida or Texas is excited about being a super-spreader hotspot?

Dubai Expo Tells Unvaccinated or Untested to Stay Away

Coronavirus

Etihad Airways Records July as Best Month Since Pandemic Began

Vacation hotspots Greece and Spain aren't your usual Etihad destinations, but they've certainly helped the airline's bottom line this summer.

Etihad Airways Records July as Best Month Since Pandemic Began

Airlines

The New Wellness Imperative for Long-Haul Travel

It's time to recognize long-haul travel for what it is: an endurance event. For those making the trip instead of the Zoom, there are new imperatives that premium brands need to serve up to cater to these travelers. Hint: it doesn't look like the luxury of the past.

The New Wellness Imperative for Long-Haul Travel

Tourism

Remote Workers Flock to European Hotspots Before Offices Reopen

Thousands of people will be experiencing the benefits of remote work, and no doubt telling their employers all about it once they return.

Remote Workers Flock to European Hotspots Before Offices Reopen

Tourism

Saudi Arabia to Invest $133 Billion to Become Major Airports and Transport Hub

The kingdom is making a bold statement, but then it needs to if it's serious about weaning itself of oil revenues over the next 10 years.

Saudi Arabia to Invest $133 Billion to Become Major Airports and Transport Hub

Airlines

Dubai Airport Sets Ambitious Goal of 28 Million Passengers for This Year

Crazy optimism? Maybe not. Key numbers here: 90 percent of the 260 destinations served from Dubai airport prior to the pandemic could be restored by year's end, up from 63 percent today.

Dubai Airport Sets Ambitious Goal of 28 Million Passengers for This Year