Articles tagged “united arab emirates”

United Arab Emirates to Stop Dubai Airport Transit Flights Due to Coronavirus

United Arab Emirates to Stop Dubai Airport Transit Flights Due to Coronavirus

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press

Dubai International Airport is a critical transit hub, including for medical experts and diplomatic officials. Preventing onward travel will affect many destinations and organizations if this decision holds.

2 months ago

737 Max Groundings Means Emirates Is Using Jumbo Jets for Short-Hop Flights

737 Max Groundings Means Emirates Is Using Jumbo Jets for Short-Hop Flights

Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

Airlines have had to get creative to deal with the consequences of the Boeing 737 Max's extended grounding, but using a jumbo jet for a short regional hop is surely the most extreme example.

11 months ago

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

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

Zainab Fattah, Bloomberg

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.

11 months ago