Articles tagged “emirates”

Airline Weekly

AT&T, Verizon Delay 5G Rollout as Global Airlines Suspend U.S. Flights

Crisis averted — for now — with AT&T and Verizon agreeing to delay launching their controversial, planned 5G wireless networks. Without the delay, airlines warned of massive delays at most of the largest airports in the U.S.

AT&T, Verizon Delay 5G Rollout as Global Airlines Suspend U.S. Flights

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

Airline Weekly

Airlines Gear Up for Return of International Travel by Redeploying Superjumbo Jets

The largest passenger jet is returning to the skies amid an eager return of long-haul travelers as countries slowly reopen their borders. Singapore Airlines joins others with reinstating the Airbus A380 in what may be a moment for the superjumbo jet.

Airlines Gear Up for Return of International Travel by Redeploying Superjumbo Jets

Airline Weekly

Emirates President Expects Full Business Travel Recovery Next Year

Emirates President Tim Clark is flouting the conventional wisdom to predict business travel will return to its pre-pandemic level by the end of this year, when many of his peers think it will take a couple of years for it to recovery fully? Wishful thinking, or is he on to something?

Emirates President Expects Full Business Travel Recovery Next Year

Airlines

Qatar Airways Posts $4.1 Billion Annual Loss

The Doha-based airline has effectively been penalized for operating the world’s biggest passenger jet, the A380, which isn't much use when you can't fly many long-haul routes.

Qatar Airways Posts $4.1 Billion Annual Loss

Airline Weekly

Saudi Arabia Thinks Its New Airline Can Dethrone the Middle East’s Legacy Carriers

Saudi Arabia Thinks Its New Airline Can Dethrone the Middle East’s Legacy Carriers

Airlines

The Southwest-Skiplagged Battle and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, a legal battle between Southwest and Skiplagged continues, U.S. airlines are a mess this summer, and hotels see first growth since the pandemic.

The Southwest-Skiplagged Battle and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Airlines

Emirates Rolls Out Instant Direct Payment Method for Travel Bypassing Credit Card Issuers

This tech move is part of a broader shakeup. Travel companies are looking to bypass credit card networks with "alternative payments" to slash processing fees.

Emirates Rolls Out Instant Direct Payment Method for Travel Bypassing Credit Card Issuers

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

Coronavirus

Cathay Pacific Mandates Vaccinations for Hong Kong Pilots and Cabin Crew

It's described as a tough policy, with airline employees having just over a month to get fully vaccinated, but shouldn't this be the default policy?

Cathay Pacific Mandates Vaccinations for Hong Kong Pilots and Cabin Crew