Articles tagged “emirates air”

Online Travel

Musafir.com CEO Sets 2023 as Goal for a Travel SuperApp Serving Middle East

As travel companies in United Arab Emirates look to increase digital offerings many seem to be headed in the direction of superapps. The time to build superapps is now and get a first-mover advantage.

Musafir.com CEO Sets 2023 as Goal for a Travel SuperApp Serving Middle East

Airlines

Greece’s Aegean Airlines Expands Network Through Emirates Codeshare

Emirates and Aegean will codeshare. You scratch my route network and I'll massage yours.

Greece’s Aegean Airlines Expands Network Through Emirates Codeshare

Tourism

The Price Hong Kong Tourism Pays for Insisting on Strict Covid Measures

At a time when most destinations around the world are opening to unvaccinated travelers, Hong Kong is still pussyfooting around shortening the seven-day hotel quarantine period. Think it's time to live with pandemic? Try telling that to Hong Kong.

The Price Hong Kong Tourism Pays for Insisting on Strict Covid Measures

Airlines

Saudi Arabia Wants to More Than Double Direct International Flights to 250

A Saudi Arabia official has released more details on its plans to draw tourists, which certainly show kingdom would become a much larger air transit stop.

Saudi Arabia Wants to More Than Double Direct International Flights to 250

Coronavirus

Emirates Wants to Shake Up Ticket Sales Through Closer Ties to Travel Agencies

Emirates is one of the largest airlines yet to try to shake up how tickets are sold worldwide. Sabre is at the negotiation table to avoid a content cutoff in July, while other tech partners and travel agencies are still figuring out how to adapt to the new commercial model.

Emirates Wants to Shake Up Ticket Sales Through Closer Ties to Travel Agencies

Business Travel

Liability Risks for Companies Vaccinating Workers Could Stifle Corporate Travel’s Return

A new poll shows there's a shift towards vaccines as the answer to restoring confidence in future business trips, but companies will need to have all their staff onboard — and maybe some lawyers, too — to make it work.

Liability Risks for Companies Vaccinating Workers Could Stifle Corporate Travel’s Return

Coronavirus

Emirates Begins Offering Vaccines to Pilots and Cabin Crew

It's a small step, applying only to those employees in the United Arab Emirates, but it could inspire other carriers to do the same, giving aviation's reputation its own shot in the arm.

Emirates Begins Offering Vaccines to Pilots and Cabin Crew

Business Travel

Saudi Arabia Businesses May Finally Adopt Digital Travel Booking Due to Pandemic

You can't change culture overnight, but there could be opportunities for corporate travel agencies to make their mark — if they're willing to take the kingdom's ambitious modernization plan seriously.

Saudi Arabia Businesses May Finally Adopt Digital Travel Booking Due to Pandemic

Airlines

Emirates May Take Years Until It Flies All of Its Routes Again

A slow recovery for Emirates, a Dubai-based airline owned by the U.A.E., will mean layoffs for the carrier, which employs about 60,000 people.

Emirates May Take Years Until It Flies All of Its Routes Again

Business Travel

Corp Travel Managers Tackle Virus Immunity Certifications Before Putting Workers Back on the Road

The hunt is on for a silver bullet that rubber stamps an employee's immunity to Covid-19. Only then will corporations be able to kickstart their business travel.

Corp Travel Managers Tackle Virus Immunity Certifications Before Putting Workers Back on the Road